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CWG 2010
Commonwealth   games is the multinational sport event and is considered as the second biggest sports event in the world after Olympics. It is held every four years and mainly involves participation of the most talented athletes of the Common wealth. The first commonwealth games were held in Canada in Hamilton in the year 1930 under the event name of British Empire games
The nineteenth Commonwealth games were held at Delhi   from 3rd to 14th October 2010. The CWG 2010 opening ceremony started on 3rd October evening , put up a brilliant show of more than two hours at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi. The ceremony beautifully portrayed and upholded the great journey of India with all its unique features. Both Indians as well as the foreigners were simply moved by the richness and prosperity of the Indian culture that was all put together to perfection on 3rd October 2010. Almost 65000 people gathered to watch out the mesmerizing show put up by India at the CWG 2010 opening ceremony. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi roared with the rapturous applauds of the numerous visitors.
The Prince of Wales i.e. Prince Charles and his wife and Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla were present at the opening ceremony and were accompanied by the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the President of India, Pratibha Patil.
The opening ceremony commenced with the national anthem of India.
Many traditional and the prestigious dance forms were performed by talented and popular artists alongwith the great musicians playing the sitars.Yound athlets put up their stunning performance in the form of “Surya Namaskar” and yoga asanas.
Traditional classical dancers from India showcased the guru-shishya tradition which was popular in ancient India. Many traditional and prestigious dance forms like Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Mohiniattam, Manipuri and Kuchipudi were performed by talented and popular artists along with the great musicians playing the sitars. Young athletes...

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