On Tuesday, June 9, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales, and His Majesty The Sultan of Brunei attended the Gurkha 200 Pageant held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London.
Per a press release:
“Organized by and in aid of The Gurkha Welfare Trust, this spectacular open-air Pageant will chronicle 200 years of Gurkha service. The story of the Gurkha soldier will be told with narration by Joanna Lumley and Dan Snow, battle re-enactments and musical performances by the popular Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas. The event will include performances by hundreds of serving Gurkhas and their families.”
For more information about today’s celebrations including a video news report from the BBC News please click here and here.
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