Queen's Baton Relay:India,Glasgow,Scotland

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Remember,last time I told you about how Stunning Scotland is,and why in 2014, Scotland is a year for celebrations,a perfect year for you to be there  :) .Fret not,if you do not remember,here's a link for previous posts:

Commonwealth 2014 Overview
A Warm Hi from Scotland
My Article on Huffington Post "One Year To Go Commonwealth"
My Video Trailer Scot_Celebrations_Trailer
Follow People Make Glasgow for more information

                                                  QUEEN'S BATON RELAY ARRIVES IN INDIA

From today on,I'll take you deeper into Culture,Architecture,Music,Nightlife and Adventure in Scotland.And believe me I won't need to impress you much,this place is impressive.I am almost infatuated with Scotland and many of my friends who have visited after me,are singing the same raaga. The best place to " Relax,unwind,live the old with the new and celebrate in the true sense"


                                      Cruise and a Sip of wine.It happens only in Scotland

I know we didn't know such a tradition existed "A game with a message of harmony across nations".The Queen's Baton Relay is a much-loved tradition of the Commonwealth Games - and it is a journey like no other.India,Host Nation of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games welcomed the Queen's Baton Relay on Friday ,11th October.Starting the 100-day countdown to this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014, the Queen's Baton Relay arrived in India from Pakistan through the historic Wagah Border in Amritsar. The next Commonwealth is going to be held in Glasgow starting from 23rd July to 3rd August.
Here's a quick video glimpse on what queen's Baton Relay are all about and how Glasgow Commonwealth 2014 is the most magnificent of all the events!


Following the launch ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 9th host city Glasgow before departing on its 248 day international expedition, which will see it travel 190,000 km across 70 Commonwealth nations and territories, generating excitement for the 2014 Games as it makes its journey around the globe.

                                          I thought stunning is just a word,until I saw this...
 The internationally lauded Art Nouveau architecture of Glaswegian icon Charles Rennie Mackintosh      
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are set to be one of the most memorable Commonwealth Games ever. With over 6,500 athletes from 70 countries competing in 17 sports over 11 days, the city will be the arena for a fantastic summer of exciting competition as well as the stage for a first class programme of cultural and arts events

      The authentic Indian Curry(even better than many hotels in India) and Glasgow.Need I say more?

.Glasgow is ready to showcase the city’s outstanding sporting, cultural and events credentials to athletes and sports fans alike while encouraging visitors to the city to enjoy its magnificent architecture, world-class museums and galleries, fabulous shopping and vibrant music scene and nightlife.City highlights include the internationally lauded Art Nouveau architecture of Glaswegian icon Charles Rennie Mackintosh, an enviable portfolio of globally renowned museums including European Museum of the Year 2013, Riverside Museum, the stunning new SSE Hydro arena, the best shopping in the UK outside of London’s West End and a warm and friendly welcome from the people of Glasgow.

                             It takes you to the old days when peace meant taking a horse ride      

Councillor Gordon Matheson, Leader of Glasgow City Council and Chair of Glasgow City Marketing Bureau, said:

“The eyes of the world will be on Glasgow like never before for next summer's Commonwealth Games and we are delighted that another milestone has been marked with the arrival of the Queen’s Baton Relay in India. As the Queen’s Baton makes it way around October the baton traveled to the Commonwealth it will not only build anticipation for a Games, which are set to be one of the most exciting ever held, but will also showcase Glasgow’s sporting, cultural and events credentials to a global audience; reinforcing the city’s position as a must visit destination.”


                                                                 Buzzing with Music and Life.


                                                          And yeah ! I dance :).Nightlife rocks

What do you think?Would you love to feel the colors of Glasgow next year or have you already been?Share your interesting stories down -> You know where ;)

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4 Comments

  1. I haven't been there. Looking forward to your pics. :)

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  2. @Indrani:It is place worth going is all I can say.Very different from the rest of UK :).

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