Royal Roses for St George's Day

Updated: Jul 8, 2021

Rosa 'Duke of Edinburgh' and Rosa 'Queen Elizabeth'

To honour St George’s Day around the world, Art Culture Tourism salutes HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh and Her Majesty the Queen at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. They were side by side together in marriage for 73 years. Their roses are side by side in harmony. HRH Prince Philip was her rock, as she herself has always defined him. The Queen knew that behind her, a few steps away, there was someone she could always count on.

Below photos taken by Marysia Zipser on 17th April 2021 of the funeral ceremony of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh as live televised by BBC Television.


​Roberto Alborghetti writes about St George’s Day 2021 - the perfect day to celebrate books, authors and roses.

Patrizia Poggi writes an international synopsis of St George’s Day...

​1 - Celebration of World Book and Copyright Day - UNESCO - 23 April, #WorldBookDay. World Book Day 2021 takes place today with the theme to 'share a story'. The day aims to change lives through a love of books and shared reading. The power of books should be leveraged to combat isolation, reinforce ties between people, expand our horizons, while stimulating our minds and creativity.

2 - Shakespeare Day Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon and died on 23rd April 1616 at the age of 52. On April 23 three important writers died in 1616: the Spanish Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), the English William Shakespeare(1564-1616) and the Peruvian Inca Garcilaso de la Veg