Written by Michael Holden and Kate Holton
LondonJune 4 – Queen Elizabeth’s son and heir, Prince Charles, and grandson Prince William, will salute the King at a pop concert at Buckingham Palace, on the third day of national celebrations of 70 years on the throne.
“Party at the Palace,” featuring the likes of Alicia Keys and Diana Ross, is the main event for Saturday’s Platinum Jubilee, along with the Epsom Derby horse race.
The 96-year-old monarch, a fan of horseracing and owner of several thoroughbreds, was forced to miss the 243rd Derby due to “accidental mobility issues” that also forced her to miss a movement service. Thanks for honoring him on Friday.
His daughter Princess Anne, who competed in the three-day equestrian competition at the 1976 Olympics, stood up for her mother, who rarely missed the race during her reign, and watched it on TV from her home in Windsor Castle.
Later on Saturday, Carlos and his eldest son, Guillermo, will speak at the Palace Gala, where artists from around the world will host some 22,000 people. The Queen is not expected to attend.
Rock band Queen + Adam Lambert and singer Rod Stewart will also be appearing, and they will be performing a special for Elton John.
Queen guitarist Brian May, who played the national anthem from the palace rooftop at a concert marking Elizabeth’s golden jubilee in 2002, hinted at another memorable moment.
“There was a time I wondered (…) after the roof of Buckingham Palace, where would you go? Well… you’ll see,” he said.
Another participant, veteran American musician and record producer, Neil Rodgers, said he had no idea what he would play.
“I see it this way: Whatever the Queen or her representatives ask of me or whatever, I’ll do it,” he said. BBC.
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Four days of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the throne began with a military parade, RAF aircraft and beacons lighting across Britain and the world, as tens of thousands of people joined in the feasts.
During the national Thanksgiving service held at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on Friday, the Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell used the analogy of horse racing in his sermon to honor the Queen.
“Your Majesty, we are sorry that you are not here with us this morning, but we are glad you are still in the saddle,” he said. “We are glad there is still more to come. So we thank you for your persistence on the course.”
Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan made their first public appearance together in the UK since they left their official duties in Los Angeles two years ago, during which time their relationship with other members of the royal family became strained.
On Saturday, the official Twitter accounts of King Carlos and Guillermo sent messages almost simultaneously to celebrate the birthday of Lillipet, the couple’s daughter who goes by the Queen’s name.
Elizabeth had not met her granddaughter prior to the trip, and Buckingham Palace has not commented on press reports that they were finally introduced.
Harry and Meghan have become divisive personalities, with supporters seeing them as breath of fresh air for a monarchy bound by tradition, while critics and many newspapers criticize their behavior and business activities, such as signing according to Netflix.
The Daily Mail said on its front page, “So far apart” about the apparent lack of interaction between Harry and his older brother William at Friday’s Thanksgiving party.