They had their royal entry.
Just days after the coronation ceremony, King Charles and Queen Camilla made a surprise cameo in one pre-recorded video aired on Tuesday evening in the semifinals of the 67th Eurovision Song Contest.
In the clip, which both only last a few seconds, Queen Camilla, dressed in a royal blue coat dress, is seen first looking over someone with a clipboard filling out a checklist before Eurovision 2023 begins.
The camera then pans to King Charles standing next to her, wearing a navy blue suit jacket and royal blue patterned tie.
They stand together backstage as people in elaborate costumes — 2022 Eurovision entrant Subwoolferfrom Norway – past both.
The royal couple are not heard in the video, but it appeared that Charles tried to mumble to his wife during filming.
This year, the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England hosts Eurovision, a songwriting competition broadcast worldwide.
It is the first time in 25 years that the competition has been held in the UK the BBC.
Last year’s winners, Ukraine, were set to host the event but were unable to do so this year due to the ongoing war with Russia. appointment reported.
The competition is organized by the European Broadcasting Union, according to the Eurovision website, and each participating broadcaster from 37 participating countries selects one song and artist to perform in the competition.
The competition takes place with three live shows: the first semi-final on Tuesday night, the second semi-final on Thursday night and the grand final on Saturday night.
According to Deadline, there will be four presenters during this week’s competition, including Ukrainian singer Julia Sanina, English rapper Alesha Dixon, Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham and popular British talk show host Graham Norton.
The newly crowned King Charles and Queen Camilla are certainly no strangers to the Eurovision Song Contest – in April the couple visited Liverpool dramatically revealing the stage to the public.
It may have been the same day they filmed their new pre-taped cameo as they were seen in this video wearing the same outfits as at the reveal.
Last weekend was a big one for the couple as King Charles was officially crowned monarch lavish coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey on Saturday.
It marked the official transfer of power to him after death of his motherQueen Elizabeth II, aged 96 last September.
She had reigned for 70 years at the time of her death.
The ceremony was packed with members of the royal family, including Charles’ son Prince Harry, who arrived in the UK without his wife for the first time since the release of his telltale memoir Spare in January.
However, he only stayed in the country for a short time less than 24 hourswho raced home to return in time for his son Archie’s fourth birthday, which was on the same day as the coronation.
Some members of the royal family were reportedly wondering why him “even bothered” to take part in the celebrations.
“You make your decisions,” said a source close to the family said Vanity Fair. “To be honest, Harry wasn’t talked about much at all. The focus was very much on the occasion.”
Self Princess Charlotte sang along to Perry’s lyrics while performing her 2013 hit “Roar.”
Prince William also took the stage during the event give an emotional speech He congratulates his father while paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
“As my grandmother said when she was crowned, coronations are a declaration of our hopes for the future and I know she is looking after us lovingly up there and she would be a very proud mother,” William said.
Perry’s appearance at the gala also led to a surprise cameo appearance of the King and Queen on Sunday’s episode of “American Idol,” with the “Firework” singer serving as a judge.