Queen Elizabeth II attends the traditional Easter Sunday church service at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on April 1, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Getty Images)
by Maria Asaad
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s oldest and longest reigning monarch is to celebrate her 92nd birthday by attending a special concert this evening.
The Royal Family tweet a very happy 92nd birthday to Queen Elizabeth (Twitter)
World class singers such as Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Sting and Shaggy will be amongst those who will be providing her majesty, and the rest of the royal family with entertainment for the evening. The concert, known as “The Queen’s Birthday Party” will take place in London’s Albert Hall.
This event will be a break in tradition and a change for the Queen who usually celebrates her birthday privately will very little public celebration.
The Queen and the Duke of EDINBURGH wave from the famous balcony at Buckingham Palace to the vast crowds massed outside the Palace on June 2 1953 upon their return from Westminster Abbey after the coronation of the Queen. (Getty Images)
Her majesty the Queen was born on April 21, 1926, in Bruton Street, central London. She became Queen in 1952 at the young age of 25, meaning she has now reigned for over 66 years.
In honor of the longest reigning monarch turning 92 today, we would like to share some interesting facts about Elizabeth and look over some key moments in her life as Queen.
20th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth, and The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace after their wedding. (Getty Images)
Elizabeth was the first British monarch to celebrate her diamond wedding anniversary.
In this image, made available November 18, 2007, HM The Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh re-visit Broadlands, to mark their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on November 20. (Getty Images)
Elizabeth is patron of more than 600 charities and organizations.
Queen Elizabeth II is introduced to 12 week old Labrador puppy "Flint" by her trainer Ruth Narracott as she tours the facilities at "Canine Partners" charity on November 30, 2017 in Midhurst, England. (Getty Images)
There have been 12 U.S. Presidents during her reign.
Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (R) stand with US President Barack Obama and First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle ahead of a private lunch hosted by the Queen on April 22, 2016 in Windsor, England. (Getty Images)
Elizabeth has visited Australia 16 times, Canada 22 times, Jamaica six times and New Zealand 10 times.
Toronto, Canada, 28th June 1973, HRH Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain greets the crowds during her first State visit to Canada (Getty Images)
The Queen is the only person in Britain who can drive without a license or number plate on her state car.
Queen Elizabeth II departs after attending Sunday service at St Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham on January 7, 2018 in King's Lynn, England. (Getty Images)
We wish her Majesty a very happy and healthy birthday!
Queen Elizabeth II greets guests in the Blue Drawing Room in the Blue Drawing Room at The Queen's Dinner during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace on April 19, 2018 in London, England. (Getty Images)