In the UK, four days without weight to celebrate the Queen

In the UK, four days without weight to celebrate the Queen
Written by Cécile Ducourtieux and Eric Albert

Posted today at 7:27 pm, updated at 9:03 pm

Thousands Street parties, An unexpected visit to Paddington Beer’s Buckingham Palace, two smiles on the balcony, tributes: The United Kingdom has just experienced four days of weight loss, fully dedicated to the Platinum Jubilee celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s 70th anniversary. In a thank-you message published on the evening of Sunday, June 5, the latter promised to stay “Decided to serve” The British ” The best [ses] Skills, supported [sa] Family. “It touches me deeply that so many people took to the streets to celebrate my platinum jubilee.”She said.

The celebrations represent a rare moment of national unity, with no disturbances caused by dark weather, family affairs or politics between the Windsors. On Sunday, in a gigantic parade between Westminster and Buckingham Palace, they ended up in the apotheosis, reclaiming the life of the most eternal sovereign the country has ever seen, and mixing military luxury, humor and much British strangeness.

Crowds gather outside Buckingham Palace in London on Sunday, June 5, 2022.
During Trooping the Color Parade on June 2, 2022 near Buckingham Palace in London.

Between these celebrations, the Queen appeared only three times, including two on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the end of the Trooping the Color Military Parade on June 2 and at the end of the Sunday Parade. She saw torches burning in Windsor Castle. But his relative absence did not upset the party; The British knew that this jubilee would be the last jubilee of Elizabeth II. At the height of her popularity, the 96-year-old sovereign did not appear in public after the fall, because Motion problemsSalon Buckingham Palace.

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According to royal commentators, her absence was most strongly felt during a religious service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday. The Queen is a woman of faith, but also the Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Celebrating the occasion, Archbishop Stephen Cottrell of York found a magnificent way to greet the Sovereign, signifying his passion for horses: “ Sir, we’re sorry you were not with us this morning, but we’re glad you are still in the saddle. We are all happy with what is yet to come. ⁇

“We will never have a queen like that again”

On Sunday, to make up for the Queen’s absence, the organizers of the Great Parade displayed her hologram on the curtain of the Golden State coach, the gold chariot used for the coronation. The Queen appeared in a stunning and funny video released during a concert at Buckingham Palace on Saturday. She drinks tea with another national icon, Paddington Beer, and reveals that she’s hiding like him. “Later” A jam sandwich in a black purse that never left her. “You’ve been laughing and crying with us. After all, you ‘have been with us for seventy years.” Her eldest son and future king, Prince Charles, said in a speech on Saturday that he was paying tribute to the mother and sovereign, whom many consider the “grandmother” of the country.

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