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Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee celebrations end in style

06-06-2012 14:01 BJT

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Four days of celebrations to mark UK Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne have drawn to a close.

The popularity of the Royal Family shows no signs of dimming. On the final day of her celebration, Queen Elizabeth demonstrated just why she is so loved after 60 years on the throne. Despite her husband's absence, she carried on with her engagements calmly, with a full day of activities. She later delivered her thanks for all the efforts behind the scenes.

Four days of celebrations to mark UK Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne
have drawn to a close.

Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the UK, said, "The events that I have attended to mark my Diamond Jubilee have been a humbling experience. It has touched me deeply to see so many thousands of families, neighbors and friends celebrating together in such a happy atmosphere. But Prince Philip and I want to take this opportunity to offer our special thanks and appreciation to all those who have had a hand in organizing these Jubilee celebrations."

Earlier, the queen attended a thanksgiving service in her honor at London's St Paul's Cathedral along with senior members of the royal family. Then she returned to the Buckingham Palace in an open carriage, waving and smiling to huge crowds.

Then, the Queen and her close relatives appeared on the balcony at the Palace to acknowledge their thanks to supporters. The occasion was brought to a colorful close with a fly-past of military aircraft.

Queen Elizabeth II (R) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (L) during the
Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames in London on June 3. The
queen was missing her husband Philip, who was recuperating in hospital as
she rounded off her diamond jubilee.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth (L) and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall travel along The
Mall during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee procession in London.


Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CNTV.CN

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