Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Commonwealth Day

It is the annual celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations held on the second Monday in March. The Head of Commonwealth, (the British Monarch) delivers and addressto the Commonwealth, broadcast through the world.
In the United Kingdom, Commonwealth Day is marked by a multi-faith service in Westminster Abey, normally attended by Queen Elizabeth II.
Presently there are 54 states that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations.