There were a total of 171 participants for tonight’s official state dinner at Buckingham Palace. President Donald Trump and First-Lady Melania Trump were the formal guests of honor for Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family.
Following an extremely formal custom, after the guest greeting line and introductions of family and dignitaries, President Trump, First Lady Melania and senior dignitaries escort the royal family into the grand ballroom.
The table format is a traditional u-shape allowing a head table for the queen, succession-seated royals, President Trump and the first lady.Following tradition HRH Queen Elizabeth delivered a toast to President Donald Trump followed by the national anthem.
President Trump then delivers a toast to HRH Queen Elizabeth followed by the British national anthem. The Queen’s remarks follow a drum-roll alert to engage the importance.Head table (left to right): Duke of Cambridge, Prime Minister Theresa May, Ambassador Woody Johnson, The Duchess of Cornwall, The President of the United States of America, Queen Elizabeth II, The Prince of Wales, Mrs. Trump, The Lord Speaker, The Right Honorable Baroness Hale of Richmond, The Right Honorable Lord Mayor of London Peter Estlin, Duchess of Cambridge.
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