Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 92nd birthday

PIN CC PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA VIA FLICKR & CHARLIE PROCTOR

PIN CC PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA VIA FLICKR & CHARLIE PROCTOR

Queen Elizabeth II has celebrated her 92nd birthday with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall featuring a range of stars. Queen Elizabeth was presented with a bouquet of flowers by a 7-year-old Londoner celebrating his birthday too.

He said: "I have a feeling that in 1948, when you were 22, you didn't somehow expect that at the age of your 92nd birthday, to find your son in his 70th year".

Her grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry, accompanied by his fiance Meghan Markle, also watched performances by stars from around the Commonwealth, the 53-nation grouping which held its summit in London this week.

Welsh singer Tom Jones kicked off the show on Saturday with his hit It's Not Unusual shortly before Elizabeth appeared in the royal box of London's Albert Hall, flanked by her family.

Former Labour MP Ed Balls gave a ukulele performance with comedians Frank Skinner and Harry Hill.

The Queen's Birthday Party, a star-studded concert, benefitted The Queen's Commonwealth Trust, which is a youth charity that the queen supports. Prince Harry has been named president of the trust.

A non-white writer, Anita Sethi, claimed he joked about whether she was really from the British city of Manchester when they met at a Commonwealth meeting this week.

"This platform, in your name, will provide a platform for those working to make a difference in their communities across 53 countries".

Earlier in the day she was honored with a 41-gun royal salute by soldiers from the Royal Horse Artillery, along with a parade past Buckingham Palace and a second, 62-artillery gun salute at the Tower of London.

Organisers say the concert, coming at the end of the week when the United Kingdom hosted 53 countries for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, will have a strong Commonwealth flavour.

At 92, Britain's longest-serving monarch has served for 66 years on the throne as the head of the Commonwealth, reported Express.

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