CWG 2022 draws to a close in Birmingham with a glittering closing ceremony

CWG 2022 came to a close in Birmingham with a brilliant closing ceremony.© AFP

Commonwealth Games 2022 Closing Ceremony Highlights: The 2022 Commonwealth Games came to an end on Monday after a brilliant closing ceremony at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium. The Games flag was lowered and handed over in Victoria, Australia, which will host the next edition of the CWG in 2026. The closing ceremony began with a performance by the band Ocean Color Scene from Solihull. This was followed by a musical performance by Birmingham-born band Dexys Midnight Runners. One of the biggest bands of all time, UB40 added more to the event, while other musicians and bands from the Midlands region entertained the crowd with their performance.

These are the highlights of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony direct from Alexander Stadium in Birmingham

  • 02:31 (CURRENT)

    And the Games have closed!

    After 11 days of action-packed sports, the Games have been officially declared closed! Enjoy this final performance by Ozzy Osborn

  • 02:15 (CURRENT)

    Birmingham to Victoria, the CWG baton rolls on

    The state of Victoria, Australia, will next host the Commonwealth Games in 2026.

    Now we see the Flag Ceremony, which marks the official transfer of the Commonwealth Games from Birmingham to Victoria, where in March 2026 the first multi-city Commonwealth Games will take place in Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo and Gippsland. .

  • 02:09 (CURRENT)

    Feng Tianwei Wins David Dixon Award

    Singapore’s Feng Tianwei receives the David Dixon Award

  • 02:03 (CURRENT)

    Put your hands together by Dame Louise Martin

    Now, we will hear from Dame Louise Martin, President of the Games Federation after an incredible 11 days of sport!

  • 01:45 (CURRENT)

    Some Peaky Blinders To keep the entertainment going

    The focus now shifts to a sequence from the dance and theater show Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby.

  • 01:44 (CURRENT)

    Musical flavors of the Midlands

    From Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and from Walsall to Coventry, we have so far witnessed different flavors of Midlands music.

  • 01:39 (CURRENT)

    Jorja Smith takes over after DJ Goldie’s performance

    Jorja Smith hypnotizes the audience with her melodious voice. Jones was named Best British Female Artist at The Brit Awards in 2019 and is known for her song Be Honest.

  • 01:30 (CURRENT)

    And now UB40 are here

    UB40 has added a bit more flair to this closing ceremony. They are entertaining the crowd with their famous song “Red Red Wine”. They will celebrate 45 years with a new album UB45 and a tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland

  • 01:25 (CURRENT)

    Apache Indians are here

    Apache Indian are next to join the party with their hit single ‘Boom-shack-a-lack’.

  • 01:22 (CURRENT)

    Nikhat Zareen and Achanta Sharath Kamal lead the Indian contingent

    Nikhat Zareen and Achanta Sharath Kamal lead the athletes with the Indian flag

  • 01:18 (CURRENT)

    Here come the flag bearers and the athletes.

    Athletes from the 72 participating countries take a walk through the Alexander Stadium

  • 01:06 (CURRENT)

    Dexys Midnight Runners in action

    Birmingham born band Dexys have burst onto the scene with their legendary hit ‘Come on Eileen’.

  • 00:45 (CURRENT)

    T-15 minutes to go

    There are just over 15 minutes left before the start of the CWG’s closing ceremony.

  • 00:19 (CURRENT)

    Sharath Kamal and Nikhat Zareen will lead the parade of the Indian contingent

    Veteran paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal and boxer Nikhat Zareen will be India’s flag bearers at the closing ceremony.

  • 23:32 (CURRENT)

    CWG Live: Hi!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony. Alexander Stadium is ready to wow fans around the world.

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