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Jubilee of the Queen of England: the new portrait of Elizabeth II unveiled for her 70 years of reign


From June 2 to 5 during a long weekend, Great Britain celebrates the jubilee of the 70 years of reign of Queen Elizabeth II. For the occasion, a new portrait of Her Majesty was unveiled.

A photograph of Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 70 years of reign this Thursday, June 2, was unveiled on this symbolic date, which opens the festivities planned for 3 days in Great Britain.

This is a portrait, captured by photographer Ranald Mackechnie. The photo was taken at Windsor Castle on May 25, indicates Paris Match and we see in the background the round tower as well as the statue of Charles II, king of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660 to his death in 1685.

Her Majesty The Queen, the first Monarch in British history to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.

To mark the beginning of the #PlatinumJubilee Celebration Weekend, a new portrait of The Queen has been released.

\ud83d\udcf7 Ranald Mackechnie pic.twitter.com/nmQFf2Zpmy

— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 1, 2022

Military parade, beacon lighting…

This Thursday, Trooping the Colour, the annual military parade in honor of the Queen’s official birthday, will take place at Buckingham Palace.

On the same day, beacon lighting, traditional for royal events, will take place in various locations across the UK and Commonwealth. The main one, that of the Tree of Trees, a 21-meter-tall “tree” made up of 350 smaller trees, will be lit at Buckingham Palace at 10 p.m.

For her part, the Queen thanked “all those who participated in bringing together communities, families, neighbors and friends to mark my platinum jubilee, in the United Kingdom and throughout the Commonwealth”, specifies Match.