Commonwealth Closing Ceremony

Commonwealth Closing Ceremony in New Delhi, India would be the event to watch out for. Scheduled to be held on October 14 the event seems to bring in the same kind of anticipation as the opening ceremony. Unity and solidarity are chosen as the theme for the nineteenth Commonwealth Closing Ceremony. The organization committee promises nothing but the best with almost 7000 artist's domestic and international ready to mesmerize all eyes with their talent.

According to the closing ceremonies held in other host countries, it can be concluded that a similar set of events would adorn the Closing Ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2010.

Generally, the last bit of the closing ceremony includes celebrities from the film fraternity. There are dance performances by Bollywood as well as Hollywood actors and actresses. Like in Melbourne, 2006, the concluding ceremony had lively performances by Rani Mukherjee, Aishwarya Rai and Saif Ali Khan. The program was followed by a short promotional video of the next Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in Delhi, India in 2010.

The mascot, Sheru-the Friendly Tiger, of the Commonwealth 2010 Games, paraded the stage and also waved at the cheerful audience. He was accompanied by Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and Lara Dutta.

There was a theme song, which invited people to the next 2010 Commonwealth Games in India. Moreover, the David Dixon Award was presented to Samresh Jung for the Fairest and the Best Indian Team Shooter.

Besides, there was a wonderful display of fireworks and lightning at the end of the 2-week Australian Commonwealth Games. Even the flags of the Commonwealth nations were paraded during the closing ceremony. Finally, Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward concluded the Ceremony.

The Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony included a breathtaking presentation of 1700 lanterns displaying the message 'Seek Peace'. It also included the parade of the Commonwealth countries along with children exhibiting the giant portrait of the Queen, which was indeed a Golden Jubilee Gift.

During the 2002 Commonwealth Closing Ceremony, the Commonwealth Games Ceremonial Flag was handed to Melbourne, which was the next host city. Moreover, other celebrities also performed there.

Considering the general line of closing ceremony that take place during Commonwealth Games, it is presumed that the Commonwealth Closing Ceremony protocol in India would also consist of a small presentation on the next Game, display of lightning and fireworks, presence and dance of celebrities and Commonwealth nation's flag parade.

For those of you who really want to be a part of this magnanimous event you can pick up your Commonwealth Closing Ceremony tickets from the venue that suits you the best. So rush and get yourself a ticket from any of the following retail outlets or government booking centers.

East Delhi
M/S Auto Needs India Pvt Ltd
E -1/4 Pandav Nagar
Opp Mother Diary Plant
Patparganj Delhi - 92
Timings: 9AM to 8PM

North Delhi
M/s Oswal Motors Pvt Ltd
A-20 G T Karnal Road
Nr Azadpur Chowk Delhi 11033
Timings: 9AM to 8PM

M/s Yuva Motors Pvt Ltd
29 Neelam Bata Road N.I.T
Faridabad 121001
Timings: 9AM to 8PM

M/s Uppal Motors Pvt Ltd
B - 7 Sector - 4
Noida 201301
Timings: 9AM to 8PM

Central Delhi
Rail Tourism Facilitation Center
IRCTC, STC Building, Ground Floor,
Jawahar Vyapar Bhawan,
1, Tolstoy Marg,
New Delhi- 110001
Ph: 011-23325615
Timings: 9AM to 8PM

Central Bank of India
28-C, Moolchand Shopping complex,
DDA Building, Defence Colony,
New Delhi-110024
Timings: 10AM to 7PM

Last Updated on : 11 October 2010