The inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will feature a “virtual parade across America” within crowd limits during the coronavirus era, organizers said on Sunday.
Following the swearing-in ceremony on inauguration day January 20th on the Western Front of the U.S. Capitol, Biden and his wife, First Lady Jill Biden, will join Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband in participate in a socially distanced meeting. Review on the opposite front side of the Capitol. These are military traditions in which Biden will examine the readiness of military troops.
Biden will also receive a traditional presidential escort with representatives from all branches of the military from 15th Street in Washington to the White House. This, the inaugural presidential committee said, will also be socially distant, while “providing the American people and the world with historic images of the president-elect going to the White Housewithout drawing large crowds.”
In recent days, workers have started dismantling an inaugural parade examining the booth outside the White House as Biden’s transition team continues to prepare for what will be mostly virtual festivities. As a result, organizers also said they would hold a nationwide virtual parade to “celebrate American heroes, showcase Americans from all walks of life in different states and regions, and reflect on diversity, heritage and the resilience of the country as we start a new American. time. ”
The parade will be televised and feature “diverse and vibrant” performances in communities across the country, the inaugural committee promised. Participants will be announced in the coming weeks.
“We are excited about the possibilities and opportunities this moment presents to enable all Americans to participate in the inaugural sacred traditions of our country,” said inaugural presidential committee executive director Maju Varghese in a statement.