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London (AFP) – Celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of Elizabeth’s accession to the British throne culminate in a grand parade through the streets of London on Sunday, and Buckingham Palace has not said whether the 90th Queen will appear, which has not been the case for the past two days. Results.
The event, which will take place in front of the Royal Palace, will conclude with the UK National Anthem “God Save the Queen”.
About 10,000 athletes, dancers, puppet artists and performers are expected to take part in the parade, the state’s 260-year-old golden chariot and traditionally used for weddings and coronation ceremonies in the royal family.
Buckingham Palace has said the Queen will not attend the parade, but digital photos will show her coronation in June 1953.
At the end of the show, singer Ed Sheeran will sing songs in memory of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, who died last year.
On Sunday, more than 10 million people attended lunches in neighboring countries, celebrating the platinum jubilee of a queen’s reign that marked stability in a century of great turmoil.
Many of those who attended the four-day Platinum Jubilee celebrations knew that this might be the last event the Queen would see quietly preparing to come after her, while her 73-year-old son, Prince Charles, often represented her.
“This is a unique occasion and it will never happen again without the Queen,” 56-year-old Julie Bellevit told AFP after arriving from the UK to attend the celebrations.
‘They need to renew themselves’
Queen Elizabeth, 96, appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on Thursday, the first day of a military parade to pay her respects to tens of thousands of people. But he did not attend the Mass held at St. Paul’s Cathedral with the participation of the royal family.
On Saturday, Elizabeth II planned to take part in the Epsom Derby, one of the most famous horse races in the world, 30 kilometers south of London, but Buckingham Palace said on Friday that she would not go to the venue without adding any details.
The Queen, who has not missed a date in her 70-year reign, took part in a televised race this year.
Although Elizabeth is ill, she has no intention of relinquishing the throne, fulfilling a promise she made at the age of 21 and taking the title of Princess to serve her citizens for the rest of her life. Year. But is preparing them for the next stage.
In a message written on Thursday, the Queen and Supreme Leader of 15 countries, from the United Kingdom to Canada to New Zealand, said, “I hope that the coming days will provide an opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved in seventy years. With hope and enthusiasm for the future.”
“I know you will give my son Charles King the same support you and his wife Camilla gave me,” he wrote to his citizens when he officially reached his 70 – year reign in February. Elizabeth II touched on an important issue in the United Kingdom, the future title of the king’s wife, Camilla.
In the United Kingdom, while Prince Charles has 50% of the population’s support, according to Yukov, the Queen is still popular at 75%. Only 32% of people in the UK think he’s a good king (YouGov April 2022).
On recent trips, members of the royal family faced criticism over the past slavery of the British Empire.
Mark Cornell, who came from the North of England to attend the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, says “they must renew themselves for new generations.”
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