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Commonwealth Games 2022 opens with dazzling ceremony

The region's rich musical heritage and inclusivity were at the heart of the 22nd Birmingham Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. A joyful evening offered a stupendous cornucopia of colour, light and dance. It was refreshing as the event is the first multi-discipline one since the start of the pandemic to be held without major Covid-19 restrictions. Read on



A giant mechanical raging bull during the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, UK
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A giant mechanical raging bull during the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, UK
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Joint- flagbearers PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh lead the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham
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Joint- flagbearers PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh lead the Indian contingent during the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham
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Official mascot of CWG Perry The Bull
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Official mascot of CWG Perry The Bull
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Fireworks exude an electrifying ambience at the Alexander Stadium
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Fireworks exude an electrifying ambience at the Alexander Stadium
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Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive to attend the opening ceremony
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Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive to attend the opening ceremony
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A giant mechanical raging bull during the ceremony
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A giant mechanical raging bull during the ceremony
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Aeroshow adds glitz to the gala event
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Aeroshow adds glitz to the gala event
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Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain with the boxing contingent
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Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain with the boxing contingent
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Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai addresses the crowd
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Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai addresses the crowd
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Olympic medallist PV Sindhu with the badminton contingent, ahead of the CWG 2022
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Olympic medallist PV Sindhu with the badminton contingent, ahead of the CWG 2022
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Artistes perform during the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), at the Alexander Stadium, in Birmingham, UK
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Artistes perform during the opening ceremony of Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), at the Alexander Stadium, in Birmingham, UK
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For the crowd it's a moment not to recede
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For the crowd it's a moment not to recede
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