2000 entertainers prepare to dazzle at Opening Ceremony of the Lusofonia Games 2014

The spotlight of the Lusofone world will be on the newly upgraded Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at Fatorda on January 18

Online PR News – 17-January-2014 – New Delhi – 2000 entertainers prepare to dazzle at Opening Ceremony of the Lusofonia Games 2014
~A colourful bouquet of cultural programmes planned for the magnificent opening ceremony of Lusofonia Games, Goa – 2014 ~

~The show will be nothing short of a kaleidoscope of India in a never-seen-before stunning event~

GOA, January, 2014: The spotlight of the Lusofone world will be on the newly upgraded Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at Fatorda on January 18.
The electrical charge of 2000 performers, the passionate cheers of local supporters, the bedecked stadium and its upgraded facilities will all come together to orchestrate a Grand Opening Ceremony for Goa’s most high profile sporting event: the Lusofonia Games 2014.
The 2,000 performers will comprise of exhilarating folk performers and artists from Goa and other parts of India. Local school children will also be a part of the scintillating extravaganza. Giving them company and to keep the audiences enthralled, will be artists groups from the North, South, East and the West of India representing multiple ethnicity of the country.
Artists will perform dances depicting joy, cultivation, way of life, seasons, rituals and festivals in our cultural sphere. Multiple segments will be showcased in a representational way depicting the various occupations of Goa, colours of India, magic of monsoons, Goa through Mario Miranda’s eye, and more. The entire show will be a kaleidoscope of India through a spectacle of mass cast, props and technology, edgy enough to make you want to fasten your seat belts.
To ensure smooth operations of all the performances, eminent personnel from the field of theatre and arts are closely monitoring the daily rehearsals. Rehearsals and putting together of huge prop fabrication models for the ceremonies is at full swing and international experts are working tirelessly to set up lights and projections in order to put up a breathtaking display of a wide array of programmes.
The 3rd Lusofonia Games will be held over the period of 12 days from 18th to 29th January 2014 and will see participation from athletes and officials from 12 nations.
Participating countries are founding members Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Goa (India), Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Sri Lanka.
Athletes from 12 nations will compete in 9 different sporting disciplines – Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Football, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball and Wushu.
The Lusofonia Games are among the largest and the most prestigious multinational, multi-sport games in the world organized by ACOLOP (Associação dos Comités Olímpicos de Língua Oficial Portugues), which involves athletes coming from Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) countries, namely those belonging to the CPLP (Community of Portuguese Language Countries), but also others where there are significant Portuguese communities or that have a common past with Portugal. The ACOLOP is a non-governmental organisation consisting of 12 members, whose main purpose is to strengthen the unity and cooperation of its members, through Sport.
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About Lusofonia Games:
The 3rdLusofonia Games will be held over the period of 12 days from 18th to 29th January 2014 and will see participation of athletes and officials from 12 nations. Participating countries are founding members Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Goa (India), Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Sri Lanka.
Athletes from 12 nations will compete in 9 different sporting disciplines – Athletics, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Football, Judo, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Volleyball and Wushu.
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