Scotland to splash country`s rich cultural heritage during 2014 Glasgow CWG

Edinburgh: Organisers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have unveiled the countdown of events.

The art programme will `touch every corner of Scotland` and celebrate the nation`s `great cultural heritage` to complement the sporting spectacle.

According to, the year-long strand of events, designed to showcase the best of Scottish creativity, will involve a number of artists, writers, and performers from a host of countries.

Few of the artists include novelist Louise Welsh, actor Tam Dean Burn, songwriter Aidan Moffat and comedian Janey Godley.

The diverse line-up includes aerial theatre, satirical comedy, songwriting, and storytelling events.

The events will be hosted across an eclectic range of venues and settings, from botanic gardens and cinemas through to rivers and bicycles.

According to the report, the events designed by Turner Prize-short listed artist, Jim Lambie, the logo, a fusion of brightly coloured lines with a shooting star, draws inspiration from the star-clad facade of Glasgow`s iconic Barrowland Ballroom.

Hailed as `a celebration for all of Scotland,` the events comprise two parts. The first, Culture 2014, will begin this month and continue throughout the build-up to the Games.

The second, Festival 2014, will be held during the sporting action, and is envisaged as a "massive Games-time celebration," the report added.


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