Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 28, 2011 13:57 ET

Media Advisory: Technical Media Briefing on Rideau Hall Preparations for the 2011 Royal Tour

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 28, 2011) - Media representatives are invited to attend a technical briefing on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at 10 a.m., regarding the official events taking place at Rideau Hall during the 2011 Royal Tour of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The technical briefing will provide logistical and background information regarding the events that will be taking place at Rideau Hall from June 30 to July 2, 2011: the Official Welcoming Ceremony, the Celebration of Youth Reception and the Ceremonial Tree Planting.

The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General's Director of Events and Visitor Services, Christine MacIntyre and Rideau Hall Executive Chef Louis Charest, as well as National Capital Commission's Manager of Grounds and Greenhouses for Official Residences, Mark Burleton, will provide detailed information on official events and about culinary selections for the June 30th Youth Reception. Following the technical briefing, they will be available for interviews.

Media wishing to attend the technical briefing must confirm their attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office and should arrive at Princess Ann Entrance no later than 9:45 a.m.

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