There are only a few hours left for his long-awaited coronation king charles and London He’s already wearing his… party clothes. yesterday your account Royal family Shared video of the final touches before the King’s coronation ceremony. The beginning of the video with Byzantine psalms stands out.
Eight months after Queen Elizabeth II’s death and accession to the throne, the 74-year-old monarch, accompanied by 75-year-old Queen Camilla, will receive the crown and anointing at Westminster Abbey in front of 2,300 guests and hundreds of millions of viewers.
Starting this morning, Charles and Camilla will welcome their glamorous guests to Buckingham Palace for a glittering reception before their coronation ceremony.
among the guests They find them foreign royalty, world leaders and other dignitaries which was already beginning to arrive at the palace. Around 100 heads of state will be in London for tomorrow’s ceremony, while international representatives from 203 countries are expected to attend.
The “present” has also given the first lady of UkrainePresident Zelensky’s wife, Olena Zelenska, who will represent Ukraine at the coronation, the King Philip of Spain with his wife Queen Leticia, Prince Albert II and h Princess Charlene of MonacoDuchess Maria Teresa and Duke Henri of Luxembourg, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, with his wife.
The President of the Greek Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, is also invited.
The historic ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m. (Greece time) and will last for two hours.
What will we see at the ceremony?
Head of the Protestant Anglican Church, Charles will take the royal oath and will receive the consecration of the Archbishop of Canterbury. He will then be crowned with the St. Edward’s crown.
Queen Camilla, Charles’s second wife after his divorce from Princess Diana, will also be crowned.
Accompanied by almost 4,000 militaryThe royal couple will then depart for Buckingham Palace, where active members of the monarchy will wave to the crowd from the famous balcony.
The program in detail
8 a.m.: Areas will be opened to the public along the procession route, giving citizens the opportunity to greet the King and his wife on their way from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey.
9:15 – 10:30 a.m.: The first guests of the ceremony will begin arriving at security checkpoints located next to Parliament in Victoria Tower Gardens. These include more than 850 community and charity representatives from across the UK and around 450 guests, who have received a British Empire Medal in recognition of their contribution.
11am: The priests, the choir will take their place within the Abbey.
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Heads of state, government ministers, former prime ministers, kings of other states and members of the royal family will arrive at the Abbey.
11:45 a.m. The Cavalry begin preparing to escort the procession from Buckingham Palace.
12:20: The procession with the King and Queen leaves the Palace towards the Abbey.
12:53: The King and Royal Consort will arrive at Westminster Abbey.
13:00: King Charles III and his wife enter Westminster Abbey through the Great West Door and the ceremony begins.
2:00 PM: A king is crowned. The Archbishop of Canterbury will crown King Charles III with the Crown of Saint Edward. This is a crown made in 1660 and it weighs 2.27 kilograms. Trumpets will immediately sound and military guns across the UK will fire into the air, hailing the king’s coronation.
3:00 pm.: The ritual is complete and the Coronation Procession begins from the Abbey to the Palace this time. Other members of the royal family will also take part in this procession.
15:33: The King and his wife will arrive at Buckingham Palace through the Main Gate.
3:45 p.m.: The king and his wife will go to the Palace Gardens, where they will be greeted by the military leaders.
4:15 p.m.: The king, royal consort and members of the royal family will appear on the Palace balcony to greet the crowds and watch the planned air displays. The Palace has not announced who exactly will appear on the balcony. Most likely, only the working members of the royal family will come out.
the guest list
As announced, the coronation of King Carlos will be closely followed by 2,000 people, from royal families and heads of state, to Famous, while 450 will be common citizens and workers of Palace.
Among the attendees will be:
- Prince Albert Princess Charlene of Monaco.
- Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko of Japan.
- Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark.
- King Carl XVI Gustav and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
- King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain.
- Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway.
- Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg.
- Anna-Marie, Pavlos and Marie-Sadal from Greece.
- King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.
- King Tuheitia and Makau Ariki Atawhai, Maori kings
- The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy, The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and his wife.
- First Minister of Scotland, Humza Yousaf
- Foreign Heads of State with representatives from the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, France, Germany, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Cyprus, Malta and many more countries.
Leaders who will be present:
- The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou will come to London on May 5 and 6 to attend the coronation ceremony of King Charles III of the United Kingdom and Queen Kamila Andrzej Duda, President of Poland
- Fernando Marcos Jr. and Louise Araneta-Marcos, President and First Lady of the Philippines
- President Joe Biden will not attend, but first lady Jill Biden will lead the US delegation to the coronation.
- Prime Minister Chris Hipkins and Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro of New Zealand
The celebrities who will assist:
- David and Victoria Beckham
- Joanna Lumley
- Stella McCartney
- Rowan Atkinson
- bear gryls
In addition, the coronation ceremony will also be closely watched by 450 COVID heroes and key workers at the Palace.
According to ERT in Guest List among others includes 13 years Max Woosey, who slept in a tent at his home for three years to raise money for his grandmother’s hospice during the pandemic, as well as Manju Malhi, a professional chef who has offered cooking classes remotely during lockdown.
“Operation Golden Globe” – Almost 30,000 policemen in London
British security forces prepare for the coronation of King Charles, while British police will deploy 11,500 men to the streets of London on Saturday.
At the same time, railings have already been installed on the paths along which the royal couple will pass.