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A Diamond Jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 60th anniversary in the case of a person (e.g. wedding anniversary, length of time a monarch has reigned as King or Queen, etc.) or a 75th anniversary in the case of an event(e.g. the founding of a university), such as in the case of the University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus.


In the Commonwealth realms

Queen Elizabeth II (Queen of United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica and Her other Realms and Territories) will have her Diamond Jubilee in 2012 when the Queen will also celebrate her 86th birthday, if she still reigns on that date.

In specific countries

United Kingdom

Queen Victoria held her diamond jubilee on June 20, 1897. Celebrated by the United Kingdom and the rest of the British Empire. Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, if she is still reigning, at which point she will be 86.


60th usage in Japan, and called as Go-Zai-i 60nen kinen(御在位60年記念). Emperor Hirohito (or Emperor Shōwa), celebrated his Diamond Jubilee on 29 April 1986.


Thailand celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the accession of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in 2006.

In South Asian film terminology

In Pakistan and India, a diamond jubilee film is shown in cinemas for continuously 100 weeks or more.[1]

See also


Simple English

A diamond jubilee is a celebration of a 60th anniversary for a person. When for a group, it is used for the 75th anniversary.


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