Drones Light Up Sky Over Buckingham Palace for Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Drones lit up the sky over Buckingham Palace on the night of June 4, to wrap up a third day of celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

This footage filmed by Monisha Mahtani shows lights over the palace in London forming the Union Jack and then a corgi playing with a bone at the Platinum Party at the Palace.

While the Queen did not attend Saturday’s concert, she opened the show by appearing in a recorded sketch with Paddington Bear.

According to local reports the concert saw 22,000 people fill The Mall to see performances from multiple musicians, as well as appearances from well-known actors and sporting stars.

There were songs from Sir Elton John, George Ezra, Queen, Craig David, Duran Duran, Alicia Keys and Sir Rod Stewart. The cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton also performed, along with performances from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicals.

The show was closed by Diana Ross, with her first live performance in the UK in 15 years. Credit: Monisha Mahtani via Storyful

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