Did you know … about Commonwealth Day?

Despite there being 54 countries and 2 billion people in the Commonwealth, not many people have heard of Commonwealth Day. It is an annual celebration held on the second Monday in March. The HM Queen Elizabeth II, who is also the Head of the Commonwealth, gives a speech to the whole of the Commonwealth every year, which is also broadcast throughout the world.

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, UK

We’re gearing up for our Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations which will take place in the UK between the 2nd – 5th June 2012. The celebrations mark 60 years of the Queen’s reign. There will be concerts, a huge Thames River Pageant, special exhibitions in museums and galleries as well as street parties up and down the country.

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