Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 92nd Birthday In Style Among Royal Guests

Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 92nd Birthday In Style Among Royal Guests

Queen Elizabeth Celebrates 92nd Birthday In Style Among Royal Guests

Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 92nd birthday with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall featuring a range of stars.

The concert at the Royal Albert Hall will raise money for a new youth charity, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust.

She ascended to the throne in 1952, after her father's sudden death.

As is customary with monarch's birthdays, soldiers from the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery and the Honourable Artillery Company fired gun salutes in London's Hyde Park and the Tower of London earlier on Saturday.

Queen Elizabeth's official birthday this year came on the tails of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting, which brought the leaders of the 53 Commonwealth countries together in England.

The Queen also has an official birthday in June each year, celebrated with the traditional Trooping the Colour, a spectacular military parade.

Australia's Kylie, Canadian pop chart-topper Shawn Mendes, South African all-male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo and US-Jamaican reggae star Shaggy were to join British stars including Jones, Craig David and Sting.

Her Majesty no doubt enjoyed the special birthday performance.

Prince Harry gave a speech at the event to launch The Queen's Commonwealth Trust, an organization that was created in the name of The Queen. The day after her birthday, Queen Elizabeth plans to start the London Marathon from a special podium at Windsor Castle, which is where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding will occur next month.

The Queen has two birthdays.

Sethi - whose mother was born in Guyana - said Charles asked her where she was from and when she replied, said: "Well, you don't look like it!" and laughed.

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