Let the Games begin: Commonwealth Games 2010 Opening Ceremony (Video)

By on Oct 4, 2010 in Sports, World Comments

Updated October 15:

Here is the link to the Commonwealth Games 2010 Closing Ceremony Video.

Updated October 14:

Here is the Commonwealth Games 2010 (CWG2010) Final Medal Tally.

Finally, the long wait is over, as the much-awaited Commonwealth Games 2010 opening ceremony has successfully kicked-off with flying colors, as different International news reported.

India President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with Prince Charles of Britain and his wife Camilla, and about 65,000 people were present at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

After suffering from a lot of criticisms and controversies, the Commonwealth Games 2010 opening ceremony was presented with a lot of excitement through colorful and glittering performances.

The parade began with Commonwealth Games 2006 host Australia and ended with the present host, India, who hosted the sports event for the first time.

With the Commonwealth Games 2010 Opening Ceremony Preview posted earlier, the entire show was stunning and magnificent, reports say.

Mike Fennell, the president of the Commonwealth Games Federation, on his speech, congratulated the volunteers for giving their skills and time to help the success of the Games.

“It is fitting that these Games are being held in India. I firmly believe that when countries can compete in sports together like this, it helps all nations to search together for peace throughout the world.” Princes Charles said on his speech.

“We wish the athletes the very best in their dedicated pursuit of excellence. I am sure everyone will cherish these games. To my fellow Indians, let’s showcase our legendary hospitality while we celebrate sport in our country.” President Pratibha Patil said on her speech.

“The Games are now open. Let the Games begin.” She ended.

Below is the video clip of the Commonwealth Games 2010 opening ceremony from You Tube.

Meanwhile, here is the complete list of the Commonwealth Games 2010 Schedule of Events for the entire sports event.

To get the latest Commonwealth Games 2010 medal tally and news highlights, you can visit our CWG2010 Medal Tally and News page.

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