Birmingham Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 2022 - Here's Opening Ceremony Event, Venues, Timing, Stadium Location, Tickets, TV Schedule, participants, parade of nations.
Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Venue Map
Where is Alexander Stadium Located?
Alexander Stadium is an international athletics stadium located in Perry Park in Perry Barr, just outside of the city centre in Birmingham, England. Address - Walsall Rd, Birmingham, Perry Bar B42 2LR, United Kingdom
When is the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games?
The opening ceremony of the Birmingham XXII Commonwealth Games will be held on July 28 (Thursday)from 23:30 - 3:00 local time at the Alexander Stadium.
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Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Facts
|Official Name||XXII Commonwealth Games|
|2022 Commonwealth Games Host City||Birmingham, England, UK|
|Host by||Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF)|
|Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Date||28 July, 2022|
|Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Time||23:30 - 3:00 UK Time|
|Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Venue||Alexander Stadium|
Address: Walsall Rd, Birmingham, Perry Bar B42 2LR, United Kingdom
|Alexander Stadium Capacity||18,000|
|Alexander Stadium Phone||+44 121 464 8008|
|Ticket Prices:||£8.00 - £290.00|
|Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony Ticket||https://tickets.birmingham2022.com/|
|Commonwealth Games Broadcaster||BBC|
|Commonwealth Games Dates||28 July to 8 August 2022|
|Countries Participating||72 Commonwealth Nations|
|Total Athletes Participating||5,054 (expected)|
|2022 Commonwealth Games Events||283 in 20 sports|
|2022 Commonwealth Games Sport Disciplines||20 sports|
|Total CWG Venues||14+|
|Closing Ceremony Date||8 August 2022|
|Commonwealth Games Official Website||birmingham2022.com|
|Motto||Games for Everyone|
|Motto||Games for Everyone|
|Commonwealth Games Federation President||Dame Louise Martin|
Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 2022
Rehearsals for the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 2022 The rehearsals for the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 2022 are well underway in Birmingham. The ceremony will take place on July 28 at Alexander Stadium and will be televised to an estimated 1.5 billion people. The creative team behind the ceremony has a mix of global prestige and homegrown talent. They include a globally renowned theatre director and a Birmingham born director. Both have a background in theatre and have performed on world-renowned stages.
The Queen's Baton, which will be carried into the Alexander Stadium for the opening ceremony, will be rehearsed for several months. The rehearsals will be overseen by chief choreographer Corey Baker and creative director Iqbal Khan. The opening ceremony will feature a total of 1,200 performers and will welcome back the Queen's Baton, which will be carried across the Commonwealth. The opening ceremony will be led by Martin Green, who led the London 2012 and Glasgow 2012 ceremonies.
Among the sporting highlights of the 2022 Games are the many new sports that will be included. In addition to the core sports of golf, table tennis, basketball, athletics, rugby union, and hockey, five new sports will be added to the lineup. The Commonwealth Games Charter has recently been updated to reflect the diversity of the Commonwealth family and the diverse range of sports and athletes. These changes will make the games more inclusive and allow more people to participate.
Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 2022 Ceremonies Creative Team
- Ceremonies Creative Team
- Maeve Clarke – Writer
- Joshua ‘RTKal’ Holness – Music Director
- Misty Buckley – Production Designer
- Hamish Hamilton – Broadcast Director
- Steven Knight CBE – Executive Producer
Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony 2022 Timing by Country
|UK Time||23:30 - 3:00|
|India Time||12:30 AM|
|USA Time||3:00 PM|
|Canada Time||3:00 PM|
|Australia Time||5:00 AM|
|New Zealand Time||7:00 AM|
|Singapore Time||3:00 AM|
|South Africa Time||9:00 PM|
|Sri Lanka Time||12:30 AM|
|Malaysia Time||3:00 AM|
|Nigeria Time||8:00 PM|
|Cyprus Time||10:00 PM|
|Kenya Time||10:00 PM|
|Papua New Guinea Time||5:00 AM|
|Jamaica Time||2:00 PM|