Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are slated to hold events at the upcoming Invictus Games (which was created by Harry himself) in Dusseldorf, Germany. The ceremony will occur two weeks after the release of Harry’s own documentary titled Heart of Invictus, set to have an August 30 Netflix debut. In a recently released trailer, Harry, who has a role both in front of and behind the camera, expressed: “The games don’t focus on what causes the injury, but on the recovery and how to rejoin a community.”
What events will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry organize at the Invictus Games?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to host events at the upcoming Invictus Games, set to take next month. Recent ventures by the couple have seen them try their hand at making their own films, including obtaining the rights to a well-known romance novel. The Times of London reveals that Harry plans to offer a speech at the closure ceremony on September 16, as Markle hosts a segment that showcases the bravery and resilience of the servicemen. President Steinmeier of Germany will also speak at the closing ceremony, while Rita Ora is expected to perform.
‘Heart of Invictus’: The people behind the screen
Heart of Invictus is a five-part series about the sporting event (Invictus Games) for veterans and serving members of the military suffering from injuries and illnesses, which will be available to stream through Netflix. The series will feature Harry as the host, along with Oscar-winning directors Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara directing. The two are well-known known for their previous Oscar-winning documentary, The White Helmets. This production will highlight the personal stories of the individuals and groups taking part in the competition, as well as the impact the tournament has on veterans and members of the armed services worldwide.