The Queen will wear the same brooch she wore during her honeymoon in a touching tribute to Prince Philip as she addresses the nation for Community Day.
The monarch is to praise the global response to the coronavirus tonight, hours before Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Megan Markle in the United States.
While Philip remains in hospital after heart surgery, the Queen – backed by five elderly royalty – will pay tribute to the way communities and countries come together to support each other in a BBC program to be screened at 17 p.m. : 00.
Some interpret this as a show of solidarity on the part of senior royal families, including Charles and Camilla, William and Kate and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
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But reports say the queen appears to be focused primarily on her husband, whom she married in November 1947.
In touching him, she will once again wear a chrysanthemum brooch made of sapphires and diamonds embedded in platinum – which she wore on her honeymoon with Philip in Broadlands, Hampshire, reports The Express.
Queen Elizabeth II walks past the flags of the British Community at St George’s Hall in Windsor Castle to mark British Community Day, 5 March 2021.
Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and her husband Philip Mountbatten studied their wedding photos during a honeymoon in Romsey, Hampshire, November 1947.
She had also worn the accessory to mark Philip’s 60th and 73rd wedding anniversaries.
The Queen’s address tonight will feature footage of her last week’s walk along the British Commonwealth Alley at St George’s Hall in Windsor Castle, where Harry and Megan’s wedding reception took place.
Dressed in a blue dress and a delphinium jacket, she wore her sapphire chrysanthemum brooch in a touching gesture to Prince Philip, who is still in hospital recovering from heart surgery. She wore it in their honeymoon photos and again for their commemorative anniversary portrait last November.
Prince Charles, addressed in Westminster Abbey, will also applaud the “extraordinary determination, courage and creativity” of the people in the face of “heartbreaking suffering”, while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge praise healthcare professionals from around the world.
While the appearance of Royals in the BBC program, broadcast at 17:00 today, was planned ahead of time, his time just hours before Megan and Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey to go to North America is undeniably inconvenient.
The Prince of Wales during his engagement, who will appear on the Sunday Community Day program. March 6, 2021
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during the virtual engagement, which will appear in the program for the British Community Day on Sunday. March 6, 2021
The Countess of Wessex during her virtual engagement, which will appear in the program for Community Day on Sunday. March 6, 2021
The family’s broadcast was proposed by the Royal Society of the British Commonwealth and Westminster Abbey in early January because they acknowledged that this year’s Community Day service would be canceled due to a blockade.
The Queen then agreed to tell her annual message to the British community, usually printed in the service.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, talking to Claire Balding about children’s literacy, were filmed at Westminster Abbey, while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, were filmed on video interviews. , Bangladesh, Malaysia, Australia and Malawi. Harry and Megan, who have returned to their roles as community ambassadors, are not participating.
In an excerpt from the Community Day Celebration program, Kate and William spoke in a video with Dr. Zolelva Sifumba, a South African health advocate.
The Duchess told the medic: “Here in the UK, there is public recognition for the incredible work that the front lines are doing, and it is almost sad that the pandemic has been taken for society to really come back and support everyone who works on the front line. ‘The Duke of Cambridge also makes weekly phone calls to NHS staff up and down the country to thank them for their work.
It was at the British Community Day service last year when Sussex was last seen with his family.