What is Jubilee?
Jubilee celebrates the anniversary of an event, usually marking the 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th, and 70th anniversaries.
That Platinum Jubilee commemorate 70 years of reign Queen Isabel II, after ascending to February 6, 1952, when he was only 25 years old. He was the first king of England to achieve this feat, though Queen Victoria he remains close, with nearly 64 years of reign.
When will the Jubilee be celebrated?
“Throughout the year, His Majesty and members of the Royal Family will travel across the country to fulfill the various commitments that mark this historic event, culminating in the focal point of Platinum Jubilee Weekend in June”, confirmed the queen’s official website.
The mentioned weekend will be extended and will start Thursday June 2, when work will be suspended across the UK until Sunday 5 June.
What will be the celebration?
Celebrations will start on Thursday June 2 with Queen’s Birthday Parade, better known as Preserving Color, which is usually held annually non-stop (although due to sanitary restrictions, the last two editions must have been very different). This year more than 1,400 soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians.
Parade will start on Buckingham Palace and in it will participate members of the royal family on horses and in chariots. The parade will end with a traditional flight Royal Air Force, which the queen and her family would observe from the palace balcony – and who dazzled the king’s great-grandson.
As with every Jubilee, the tradition of illumination warning torch. We will see them throughout the UK and its territories. Besides, this will be the first time the nation’s capital Commonwealth light it too, in honor of the queen’s great accomplishments.