Princess Anne will soon visit Australia. The daughter of Queen Elizabeth II will be the guest of honor at the Sydney Royal Easter Show next April. A fair where she had not set foot for several decades, as highlighted by Royal Stories.
It’s been almost four years since Australia, a member of the Commonwealth, had the honor of receiving a member of the Crown on its lands. The last visit was in 2018, when Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, toured Oceania. But in a few weeks Princess Anne will land in the land of kangaroos. The daughter of Elizabeth II will be the guest of honor at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, a fair that will take place from April 8 to 19, as reported by Royal Stories.
A royal presence all the more important as the event will celebrate its centenary this year. The Sydney Royal Easter Show is a mixture of an agricultural fair, a funfair and a livestock fair and always takes place around Easter, as its name suggests. Princess Anne’s last appearance at this event was in 1988. During her trip, Tim Laurence’s wife will also make other visits, mainly to rural areas of New South Wales.
Princess Anne was the most active member of the Royal Family in 2021
It must be said that Princess Anne is a great regular of official travel. During the year 2021, she made no less than 387 official engagements. This makes her the most active member of the royal family, as indicated by the ranking made by the royal observer Tim O’Donovan in the Daily Mail. She thus surpasses her older brother, Prince Charles, by a small margin, since William and Harry’s father took part in 385 engagements last year. Already impressive numbers, but they are far from those achieved in 2019. That year, Prince Charles had participated in 521 engagements against 506 for Princess Anne.
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