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Prince Charles to represent Queen at Birmingham 2022 Opening Ceremony


Published : 24 Jul 2022 10:21 PM

The hype of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is escalating higher when it is six days left of the game’s opening ceremony to be held on July 28.

From the Bucking Palace to Birmingham, the host City, from high ups of the Britain to mass people, all are just waiting with huge excitement for the moments to watch when the Prince Charles will announce the inauguration function.

Meanwhile, when addressing leaders of countries set to attend the Games at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali in Rwanda last month, Prince Charles spoke of his excitement of the staging of Birmingham 2022 –“I can only say that I am greatly looking forward to visiting Birmingham for the Commonwealth Games next month," said Prince Charles.

It can be mentioned that it has been announced here that Prince Charles has been preferred to represent Queen Elizabeth II at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games opening Ceremony scheduled to be held at the Alexander Stadium on July 28, as the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has already sketched all of their programs of the inauguration. It will be the third time in the past four Commonwealth Games that Prince Charles has represented the Queen at the Opening Ceremony when the Queen was present to officially launch the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace on 16th October last year. Prince Edward expected to speak at the Closing Ceremony, scheduled to take place on August 8.

Queen’s message was placed in the Baton for it to be sealed and locked before setting off on its 294-day journey across the Commonwealth.

More than 7,500 Baton Bearers have been trusted to carry the Baton which will travel approximately 90,000 miles before arriving in Birmingham for the Opening Ceremony.

Meanwhile, Buckingham Palace has confirmed that Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, will attend the event when it is also expected that Price to read out the Queen's message that has been placed in the Baton, which has been travelling across all 72 nations and territories of the Commonwealth, according to the CGF.