The Opening Ceremony of the 1982 Commonwealth Games
The opening ceremony of the 1982 Commonwealth Games was a spectacular event that was enjoyed by spectators from all over the world. The ceremony was held at the newly built National Stadium in Brisbane, Australia, and began at 7:00pm on October 9, 1982. The stadium was filled to capacity with a crowd of over 60,000 people, and the excitement was palpable as the ceremony got underway.
The opening ceremony was a showcase of Australian culture and featured a variety of traditional Aboriginal dances, as well as modern music and dance performances. The ceremony also paid tribute to the athletes who were about to compete in the games, with a parade of nations that was led by the Queen of England, Elizabeth II. The parade of nations was a highlight of the ceremony, and the athletes from all of the participating countries looked proud as they marched into the stadium.
The opening ceremony was an unforgettable event that left a lasting impression on everyone who attended. It was a celebration of sport and culture, and it was a perfect way to kick off the Commonwealth Games.