CWG 2022 ended in Birmingham with a sparkling closing ceremony.© AFP
Highlights of the Closing Ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games: The 2022 Commonwealth Games ended on Monday after a glittering closing ceremony at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. The Olympic flag was lowered and handed over to the state of Victoria, Australia, which will host the next edition of the CWG in 2026. The closing ceremony began with a performance by the band Solihull Ocean Color Scene. This was followed by a musical performance by the Birmingham-born Dexys Midnight Runners band. One of the biggest bands of all time, UB40 added more to the event, while other musicians and bands from the Midlands entertained the crowd with their performances.
Here are the highlights of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony live from Alexander Stadium in Birmingham
And the Olympics are over!
After 11 days of action sports, the Olympics have officially declared closure! Enjoy this final performance by Ozzy Osborn
Birmingham to Victoria, the CWG baton continues
Victoria, Australia will be the next host of the Commonwealth Games in 2026.
We now see the Flag Ceremony, signifying the official handover of the Commonwealth Games from Birmingham to Victoria, where in March 2026 it will host the multi-member Commonwealth Games. first real streets in Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo and Gippsland.
Feng Tianwei David Dixon Award Winner
Singapore’s Feng Tianwei received the David Dixon Award
Please join hands for Dame Louise Martin
Now, we’ll hear from Dame Louise Martin, President of the Game Federation after 11 days of incredible sports!
Some Peaky Blinders For further entertainment
The focus now shifts to a sequence from the dance stage show Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby
Music taste of the Midlands
From Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Walsall to Coventry, we’ve seen several different flavors of music from the Midlands so far.
Jorja Smith takes over after DJ Goldie . performance
Jorja Smith mesmerized the crowd with her melodious voice. Jones was named Best British Female Artist at the Brit Awards 2019 and is known for her song Be Honest.
And now UB40 is here
The UB40 added some flair to this closing ceremony. They are entertaining the crowd with the popular song “Red Red Wine”. They will be celebrating 45 years with new album UB45 and UK and Ireland tour
Apache Indians are here
Apache Indians are next to join the party with their hit single ‘Boom-shack-a-missing’!
Nikhat Zareen and Achanta Sharath Kamal lead the Indian team
Nikhat Zareen and Achanta Sharath Kamal lead the athletes with the Indian flag
These are the flag bearers and the athletes
Athletes from 72 countries take part in a walk around Alexander Stadium
Dexys Midnight Runners in Action
Birmingham-born band Dexys joined the fray, performing their legendary hit ‘Come on Eileen’.
T-15 minutes to go
Just over 15 minutes left until the closing ceremony of the CWG begins.
Sharath Kamal and Nikhat Zareen lead Indian army parade
Veteran rower Achanta Sharath Kamal and boxer Nikhat Zareen will be the Indian flag-bearers for the closing ceremony.
CWG Live: Hello!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 2022 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony. Alexander Stadium is ready to enthrall fans around the globe.
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