The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not attended public events since March 2020, however, information has emerged that the British will be able to see the couple again with their own eyes early this summer. Information has spread that Her Majesty has invited her grandson and his wife to celebrate her 95th birthday. As always, a grand celebration called Trooping The Color with a parade and the appearance of the sovereign's next of kin on the balcony of Buckingham Palace is due in June.
In 2020, it was decided to abandon the celebration so as not to expose any of the residents of the United Kingdom to additional risk in the midst of the pandemic, however, some experts suggest that the Queen's 95th birthday can still be celebrated in the usual way, observing at least parts of traditions. In this regard, insiders told a number of publications that Prince Harry and Duchess Megan were included in the list of invitees to a celebration celebrated throughout Britain.
Most of the events planned for 2020 by the palace have been canceled due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus epidemic across the United Kingdom. Elizabeth and Prince Philip spent most of the lockdown at Windsor Castle, but many argue that the monarch would like to “get back to work” as soon as possible. The Queen and her husband were even vaccinated in anticipation of the many important events of 2021 (see also: Reasons to Celebrate: What Milestones Await the Windsor in 2021)
If the Sussexes truly honor Her Majesty's 95th birthday celebration, it will be their first official appearance in the United Kingdom since leaving the Royal family. However, it is unclear whether Harry and Meghan can appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on a par with the Windsors, who did not declare their separation from the palace.
While some experts are wondering whether the Duke and Duchess will respond with consent to the Queen's invitation, others claim that the refusal would be an unforgivable mistake on the part of the Sussex, which would lead the relationship between the couple and the Windsors to the final and inevitable collapse (and, possibly, to the complete deprivation of Harry and Megan royal titles). Trooping the Color is considered both an official and a family holiday. In addition, another celebration is planned for June - perhaps even more grandiose. Prince Philip will celebrate his centenary. According to rumors, Her Majesty has made quite clear plans regarding the celebration of her husband's birthday (see also: How the Queen plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Prince Philip).
The birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh is June 10, just a couple of days apart from the official celebration of the monarch's birthday (Elizabeth's calendar birthday is April 21, and the annual parade is a tribute to an old tradition). This means that Harry could have gotten to his grandparents' holidays if he decided to travel. In addition, many expect the prince to attend the unveiling of the monument to Princess Diana, which is to be erected at Kensington Palace and presented to the public next summer.
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