The highland video games are a present of energy and agility.
They’re one among Scotland’s sporting highlights the place individuals from all walks of life come collectively to understand the northern nation’s wealthy tradition and heritage in a few of its most beautiful areas.
One of many many video games that happen throughout the summer time is in Braemar, a small village in Aberdeenshire.
It’s historically attended by the Queen. Nonetheless, this yr as a consequence of her well being, Queen Elizabeth II has needed to abstain from the occasion, sending Prince Charles and his spouse Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall as a substitute.
Jim Hamilton, who judges the bagpiping competitors on the video games, stated the royal presence was and is at all times appreciated.
“They at all times come to the video games … they’re at all times represented,” he stated.
The royal couple blended enterprise and pleasure, formally opening a brand new archway to commemorate the Queen’s Platinium Jubille earlier than the occasion started, with the tossing of the cabers, a tug of conflict and Scottish nation dancing.
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