The coronation of King Charles III in May it will feature a star-studded concert, a grand “national luncheon” and a volunteer promotion initiative, in addition to the traditional ceremony and parades, Buckingham Palace announced.
The three-day festivities, ceremonies and community events will be an opportunity “for people to come together in celebration of a historic occasion,” he added.
- Until then, the monarchy will try to reduce the negative impact of inflammatory statements about the royal family contained in the memoir “In the Shadows” by Prince Harry, the king’s youngest son, published this month.
It is not yet known if Enrique -who lives in the United States- and his wife, the exactriz Meghan Markle, They will attend the coronation, but a recent report in the Sunday Times newspaper suggested that there could be a reconciliation with their father and brother William, heir to the throne, before the celebration.
- Carlos, 74, became king after the death in September of his mother, Isabel II, at the age of 96, 70 of them at the helm of the monarchy.
Carlos II also assumed as head of state of the 14 countries of the British Commonwealth (Commonwealth), including Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
- The coronation usually takes place a few months after the monarch takes office, as there is a period of national mourning and many details to adjust.
Coronation of Carlos III
The coronation of Charles IIIthe first in the UK since 1953, will take place on Saturday May 6 at Westminster Abbey, where they have been held for 900 years.
- His wife Camila, 75, will also be crowned consort
The couple will arrive from the palace without other members of the royal family, in what is known as the “king’s procession”, and then return with a retinue, which is known as the “coronation procession”.
A “special coronation concert” will be held at Windsor Castle, west London, broadcast live on the BBC, featuring “world music icons and contemporary stars”.