Queen Elizabeth turns 96 today, but celebrates only in June – News

Rainha Elizabeth 2ª durante desfile do Trooping the Colour de 2019



Queen Elizabeth II turns 96 today, Thursday (21), after which she dedicated 70 years to the edict of the monarchy. United Kingdom. Despite all the commitment in public life in recent decades, there will never be a party worthy of his position on his birthday.

Elizabeth II celebrates her New Year’s Day only in Trooping the Color, marching with the Queen’s Infantry of the United Kingdom.

This tradition began in 1748 and has been celebrated annually since 1820, with rare exceptions. The march takes place on the second Saturday in June in London, the main city of the United Kingdom.




George II of the Hanover dynasty, who ruled England from 1727 to 1760, was the first king to celebrate his birthday in Trooping the Color.

The ceremony is attended by British royal family, guests and the general public. For those unable to travel to London to watch the parade live, the BBC broadcasts the parade throughout the UK. But if you are on London soil, you can sign up for a ticket draw to see the event.

1,400 warriors, 200 horses and 400 musicians are set to officially celebrate Elizabeth’s birthday.




The date is celebrated in June for a very simple reason: the weather in London. Celebrations take place on the city streets in late spring and early summer when temperatures are low.

If you add up Elizabeth II’s age and all the trooping the color she participated in, the King will celebrate 168 years in June this year. Long live the queen!

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