Keeping with a royal family tradition, the couple shared the candid photo they’ve chosen to grace this year’s holiday card, featuring a smiling Charles, 74, as Camilla, 75, lovingly looks at him.
“Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and New Year,” the inscription reads.
去年, the then-查尔斯王子 and Camilla opted for another candid photo that reflected the precautions people have taken amid the ongoing COVID pandemic. The photo showed Charles wearing a mask as he helps his wife put on her face covering during Royal Ascot that summer.
The royal couple have varied their photo choices over the years. The couple chose a casual photo of themselves in the colorful garden of Birkhall, the prince’s Scottish home in 2020. 在 2019, they opted for a photo from one of their most exciting royal duties 年度最佳: their visit to Havana, Cuba.
This year’s card comes as King Charles and Queen Camilla prepare to mark the first holiday season since Queen Elizabeth’s death in September. They’ve announced that they will be keeping the tradition of spending Christmas at Sandringham, the late Queen’s beloved country estate in Norfolk. They will likely be joined by many members of the family including King Charles’ siblings — Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward — as well as his son 威廉王子, daughter-in-law 凯特·米德尔顿 和他们的孩子.
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Each December 25, the royal family heads to St. Mary Magdalene church for mass, followed by greeting well-wishers. They then head back to Sandringham to enjoy a traditional turkey holiday feast.
今年, King Charles will record his first Christmas broadcast, which the family traditionally watches at 3 下午. local time on Christmas Day.