Do You Know how many Cinemas in England to Show Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral

125 Cinemas in England to Show Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral

The state ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will be held on Monday (19/9/2022) at Westminster Abbey. The ceremony will be shown in 125 theaters across the UK.

Reported by ANTARA , Sunday (9/18/2022), in addition to cinemas, the British government will also provide wide screens in various public areas such as parks, squares and cathedrals. That way, the public can witness the ceremony.

1. People can watch funerals in cinemas for free

The British Cinema Association said screenings of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral service could be seen in theaters free of charge.

Before the funeral, hundreds of thousands of people lined up for hours to pay their respects near Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin.

2. State dignitaries will attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will also be attended by world dignitaries. In fact, the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is called the ceremony with the largest gathering of state officials after the war era.

The President of the United States (US), Joe Biden will be present at the ceremony.

Likewise with the French President, Emmanuel Macron; Irish Prime Minister, Michael Martin; New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern; Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau; the King of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and the Queen of the Netherlands, Maxima; Emperor of Japan, Naruhito; First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, and many more.

3. Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral is declared a national holiday

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral day has been designated as a national holiday.

The number of people who will attend the ceremony is estimated to be greater than at any major event in British history.

Especially since Princess Diana’s funeral in 1997, the 2012 London Olympics, and the wedding of members of the British royal family.

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