Sunday, August 15, 2010

Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Every four years, commonwealth games are held. The commonwealth games from 3-14 October 2010 in Delhi will witness a lavish and spectacular display of lights, firecrackers and music.

With great enthusiasm, the commonwealth games opening ceremony willl be held at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium consisting of 71 teams from 53 nations. All efforts are being going on to make commonwealth games, a great success. In the opening ceremony, all the participants of different countries are welcomed and greeted.

One of the important tradition includes a baton being carried by athletes from the Buckingham Palace to the opening ceremony’s place. Queen’s Baton as it is popularly called, the baton consists of a message from the Queen of England for the participating athletes. The first and the last carrier is chosen from a list of well-known sports personality, from the hosting country. In the opening ceremony, a marching event is organized where all the participating nations join as per alphabetical order.

The opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2010, will have Australia, the 2006 host of games in eading the marching event and India, 2010 hosts would be at the end of the marching event.


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