Joe Biden will be sworn in as US President this month (Picture: REUTERS)
Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th US President this month.
The inauguration is set to look very different to previous years, as the event will be taking place online.
So when will Joe Biden be sworn in as the next US president, and how can you watch it from the UK?
When is Joe Biden’s inauguration – is it still going ahead?
The high-profile ceremony is set to take place on Wednesday, January 20, in front of the US Capitol Building.
As part of the inauguration events, there will be a memorial ceremony to honour those who died from Covid-19. This event will occur on January 19, the night before Biden is sworn in.
Joe Biden’s inauguration will look a lot different to previous ones (Picture: @USCapitol)
The Presidential Inaugural Committee said it will be the first-ever light show to occur at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.
Towns and cities across the US are invited to join in by lighting up buildings and ringing church bells at 5.30pm EST.
How to watch Joe Biden’s inauguration in the UK
You can watch the inauguration on the major American news channels, including Fox News, CBS News, MSNBC, ABC and CNN.
The historic event will also be available for viewing on the US networks’s online platforms.
BBC and Sky will broadcast the political ceremony on their 24-hour news services, alongside commentary.
Just don’t forget the time difference – the event is scheduled to begin at 11.30am EST, which is 4.30pm GMT.
Who will attend Joe Biden’s inauguration?
Donald Trump has said he won’t be attending the inauguration this month. The outgoing US president tweeted: ‘To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.’
Instead, Vice President Mike Pence is expected to be at the event, after overseeing the certification of Biden’s Electoral College win.
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