22,000 spectators in front of Buckingham Palace: Queen play anniversary concert for the monarch – but lacking – panorama – society

At a huge concert in front of Buckingham Palace with many stars of music, society and sports, thousands of people celebrated the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s throne in London. The Queen herself starred in a video that showed him drinking tea with the popular movie character Paddington. “Thanks for everything,” said the bear, after which the rock band Queen opened the concert. American singers Alicia Keys and Diana Ross were to perform on several stages. About 30 members of the royal family were among the 22,000 spectators.

Queen Elizabeth II on the first day of the JubileePhoto: AFP / Daniel Leal

The Queen herself watched a performance in her honor at Windsor Castle on television. On Friday, Elizabeth II had already missed a great thanksgiving service in London’s St. Paul because of “sickness.” The 96-year-old also canceled Saturday’s visit to traditional Epsom horse racing for health reasons.

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Nevertheless, many royal personalities gathered on the grandstand, including the heir to the throne, Prince Charles and his eldest son, Prince William. However, his brother Harry and his wife Meghan, who came to London from the USA for the anniversary of the throne, were not present. Her second child, Lilibet, had her birthday on Saturday.

The first meeting with the daughter of Harry and Meghan

On the third day of the celebration of the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II, the focus was initially on the queen’s great-granddaughter. “Wishing Lilibet happy first birthday,” the official royal family account tweeted on Saturday, along with a balloon emoji. According to media reports, the 96-year-old monarch wanted to meet in person the daughter of her grandson, Prince Harry on Saturday.

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