#Providenciales, June 5, 2018 – Turks and Caicos – The Turks & Caicos Islands will once again honour and celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s official birthday on Saturday, June 16th, at 5pm.
The annual celebrations will be held at the parade ground in the nation’s capital, Grand Turk, and will feature the time-honoured uniformed parade; the celebrations will also be carried live via Radio Turks & Caicos.
HE The Governor, Dr John Freeman, said; “I hope as many people as possible will be able to join in this event to mark the official birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. It is for families as well as others. Do come and enjoy the celebrations.”
The parade will feature participants from an array uniformed groups, including the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force (RTCIPF), HM Prison Service, Customs and Immigration officials, the Ex-Servicemen Legion, the Cadet Corps, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, Rainbow’s and students from the Island’s schools; all led by the RTCIPF band.
Following the parade, HE The Governor will present long service awards to key members of the uniformed services in recognition of their 18, 25 or 30 years of dedication and service to the Crown.
The award ceremony will last approximately 60 minutes and will conclude with a royal salute taken by the Governor. The Governor’s Office will provide the customary refreshments to all participating in the parade.