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Harry and Meghan Meet Elton John, Beyoncé and More at 'The Lion King' Premiere

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan at the London premiere of The Lion King

15. Juli 2019 - 09:09 Uhr / Sarah Schulz

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan made their first red carpet appearance as a royal couple and it was definitely an event to remember! Disney's new live-action adaptation of The Lion King had its London premiere at the West End on Sunday July 14th, 2019. 

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan left little Archie at home while taking on the red carpet together in support of Harry's ongoing conservation work as well as his service for the communities near endangered wildlife in Africa. Meghan is no stranger to a red carpet, however last night's event was special as it was her first red carpet event as a member of the British Royal family and she looked fabulous. 

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z at the London premiere of The Lion King

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z at the London premiere of The Lion King

Harry and Meghan were able to meet some of the cast of The Lion King on the red carpet before seeing the movie. They met the voice of "Nala", Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z as well as meeting Sir Elton John and Pharrell Williams. 

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan and Elton John at the London premiere of The Lion King

Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan and Elton John at the London premiere of The Lion King

Protect The Pride Campaign

The royal couple seemed to be all smiles at the premiere. They were absolutely thrilled to also be able to chat with some representatives of some organizations doing some rather ground-breaking work for conservation and the environment. Disney also announced in honour of the films release the Protect The Pride campaign which is a global conservation campaign in support of the efforts protecting quickly diminishing lion populations across Africa. 

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This evening, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended #TheLionKing European premiere in London at the Odeon Theatre. In celebration of the film's release, The Walt Disney Company announced #ProtectThePride, a global conservation campaign to support efforts protecting the rapidly diminishing lion population across Africa. As a part of their commitment to this cause, Disney also made a donation to The Duke of Sussex's upcoming environment & community initiative which will be formally announced this autumn. The Duke and Duchess are committed to advancing conservation efforts across Africa and around the world, and working with communities to ensure a sustainable future for the planet. This evening Their Royal Highnesses had the pleasure of meeting the cast and creative team behind the film, as well as supporters of @africanparksnetwork, of which The Duke is President. Photo credit: PA images / Getty images - Chris Jackson

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