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Britain jubilantly celebrated the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign

Britain on June 2 began four days of “platinum celebration” to celebrate the 70th year of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, with the appearance of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Tens of thousands of people waved flags on both sides of the road during a military parade in London to mark the start of a great ceremony honoring the British queen, according to Reuters.

Queen Elizabeth II, 96 years old, wearing a light blue outfit, holding a cane. She appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with her son, Prince Charles and other members of British Royal.

With 70 years on the throne, she is the longest-reigning of all British monarchs, and the third-longest among those holding similar roles in sovereign countries.

“Thank you to everyone involved in mobilizing the public, family, neighbors and friends to mark my platinum anniversary, in the UK and across the Commonwealth,” she said. in a statement.

The great celebrations began with the Army of Color, the annual parade in central London to celebrate the queen’s official birthday. 1,500 soldiers marched to military music in uniform consisting of red clothes and bearskin hats.

Members of the British royal family, including Prince Charles and Prince William perform a number of ceremonial duties on behalf of the Queen of England.

Queen Elizabeth II and members of the British royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace

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Forces participating in the parade to mark the beginning of the festival

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Aircraft in the parade “Army of Colors”

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Princess Kate Middleton – Prince William’s wife and Princess Camilla – Prince Charles’ wife sitting in a carriage

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Prince William and his wife’s three children

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A knight taking part in the parade

British Royal Cavalry

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Cannons were fired from the banks of the River Thames, near London’s iconic Tower Bridge

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