The giant cake at Queen Elizabeth’s silver jubilee parade in Hong Kong, on April 21, 1977. Photo: SCMP
The giant cake at Queen Elizabeth’s silver jubilee parade in Hong Kong, on April 21, 1977. Photo: SCMP

When Hong Kong put on a parade fit for a queen, complete with a giant cake and a square cow

  • To celebrate the 25th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, in 1977, the city hosted a series of events, including a procession from Victoria Park to Victoria Barracks
  • ‘A mammoth spectacular was promised – and that’s exactly what Hongkong was treated to’

The giant cake at Queen Elizabeth’s silver jubilee parade in Hong Kong, on April 21, 1977. Photo: SCMP
The giant cake at Queen Elizabeth’s silver jubilee parade in Hong Kong, on April 21, 1977. Photo: SCMP
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