King Charles III will be crowned the next year.

After the late Queen Elizabeth II's 70-year reign, King Charles III will be crowned on May 6 at Westminster Abbey 

The statement from Buckingham Palace on Tuesday comes amid predictions that the coronation may be shorter and less lavish than the current three-hour spectacle.

that enthroned Elizabeth in 1953, in accordance with Charles' ideas for a reduced monarchy

While the palace did not disclose many information, British media stated that the guest list will be reduced from 8,000 to 2,000.

According to the palace, Charles will be crowned in a solemn religious ceremony led by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

The queen consort, Camilla, will be crowned alongside her husband.

Before receiving the orb, scepter, and coronation ring, Charles will be anointed with holy oil.

Camilla, like Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, will be anointed with holy oil and crowned.

At a meeting of his senior advisers, known as the Privy Council, later this year, Charles is anticipated to issue a proclamation formally proclaiming the date of the wedding.