Queen’s Birthday Parade 2009
The parade to celebrate the birthday of Her Majesty the Queen will be held at Victory Green on 21 April 2009. The Parade will be followed by a march past at which His Excellency the Governor will take the Royal Salute. Taking part in the parade will be contingents of the Royal Navy, the Army, the Royal Air Force, the Falkland Islands Defence Force, supported by the Band of the Parachute Regiment, and members of youth organisations. Also in attendance will be representatives of the Legislative Assembly and the Falkland Islands Government. There will also be a fly-past. This is an important occasion and gives members of the public the opportunity to demonstrate their loyalty to the Crown and pay their respects to Her Majesty, whose presence is symbolised by the flying of the Royal Standard during part of the ceremony.