LONDON, June 2 (Prince Latina) Today’s military parade marked the start of the UK’s Platinum Jubilee, four days of celebrations to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the reign of Elizabeth II.
About 1,200 soldiers, giant orchestras, and more than 200 horses took part in the traditional Banner Parade (Trooping de Colors), which ran along the road connecting Buckingham Palace with Horseguards Parade.
Before the parade began, two activists from the environmental group Animal Rebellion, which advocates for the production of plant foods and the protection of animals, jumped over protective fences, but were immediately arrested by police, according to the account. . Metro digital tabloid.
On Thursday afternoon, the British Royal Air Force will join the tribute with more than 70 aircraft over central London that the 96-year-old Queen and her relatives will be watching from the palace balcony.
The opening day of the Platinum Jubilee will conclude with the lighting of about three thousand boilers across the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories and the 14 countries of the British Commonwealth where Elizabeth II also rules.
On Friday there will be Thanksgiving Mass at St Paul’s Cathedral for England’s longest-reigning, and the following day legendary British rock band Queen and national and international stars such as Elton John, Diana Ross and Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli and Doran Duran will give a concert in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.
The fourth and final day of the Platinum Jubilee will be more popular, with lunches and parties in UK neighborhoods, and a grand parade through central London joined by members of the royal family, although the Queen will miss some scheduled public events due to mobility issues.
During the festivities, pubs and “pubs” received permission from the government to serve drinks until one hour after midnight during the four days of festivities.
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