This Sunday, the United Kingdom will celebrate the coronation of King Carlos III and Queen Camila with street parties in all corners of the country and a special concert in honor of the new monarchs in the Windsor Castle.
The medieval majesty of the coronation ceremony has its roots in England in 1066, but the “Big Lunch” parties they seek to bring together the diverse communities of 21st century Britain.
Monday was declared a national holidaywhich means that people will be able to have fun from this Sunday without worrying about a hangover.
Carlos and Camila hope that this long weekend “be an opportunity to spend celebrating with friends, family and the various communities”, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
After the post-war hardships, street parties were an important feature of the Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953 and a memorable part of the celebrations of his long reign.
He Great lunch it’s an attempt to keep that neighborhood spirit alive.
celebration and friendship
“From a cup of tea with a neighbor to a street party, the Grand Coronation Luncheon brings the celebrations to your neighborhood and is a great way to get to know the community better,” Buckingham Palace said.
It is likely that many families will try to recreate the Coronation Quichethe salty tart specially created for Carlos III and Camila that includes spinach, broad beans and tarragon.
The king’s sister princess Anne, will join the celebration in Windsor, while her nieces, the princesses Beatrice and Eugenia, daughters of prince andrewthey will attend a great lunch in London
The first Minister, Rishi Sunak, will organize a lunch at his office and residence of 10 Downing Streetinviting volunteers from the community and Ukrainian refugees.
“People are marking this historic moment in the spirit of unity and hope for the future.“, said.
Take That, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry will be the stars that will act in the East Lawn of Windsor Castlewith 20,000 people ready to attend.
The show will go back to the celebrations of the June 2022 Platinum Jubilee to mark the 70 years of Elizabeth’s reign, just three months before his death at the age of 96.
Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfelwho sang during the coronation service, will also perform, along with the Chinese pianist Lang Lang, Andrea Bocelli, Paloma Faith, and Nicole Scherzinger.
the hollywood star Tom Cruise, the actress John Collins, the adventurer Bear Grylls and the singer Tom Jones will appear via video message.
The Royal Ballet, the Royal Opera, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal College of Music and the Royal College of Art will come together for a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
He Buckingham Palace indicated that the centerpiece would be “lighting the nation”, in which well-known places in Great Britain will be illuminated by projections, lasers and drone displays.
Among the buildings and monuments to be illuminated are: the promenade in Blackpool, the Peace Gardens in Sheffield, the Eden Project natural park in Cornwall and the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle.
Charles was crowned monarch of the United Kingdom and 14 other kingdoms of the commonwealth on Saturday, during a ceremony full of rituals.
After a lifetime as Queen Elizabeth’s heir, Charles, 74, became the oldest sovereign ever to be crowned at Westminster Abbey.
Justin Welbythe Archbishop of Canterbury, placed the solid gold crown of st edward on Charles’s head as a sacred and ancient symbol of the monarch’s authority.
The cries of “God save the king” echoed through the abbey.
Diana knew that she would not be queen and doubted that Carlos wanted the crown
Under a cloudy sky and incessant rain, Carlos III fulfilled the dream of being crowned
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