THE festival of music, dance, art and theatre which will run alongside the Commonwealth Games has been revealed. It will feature more than 1000 performances in over 100 venues and will run from
Entertainment will be on offer from morning to night in
One of the headline acts of the cultural festival will be violinist
Glasgow Green will be set up as a massive home with different "rooms" hosting a house party.
The living room will accomm-odate the main stage with bands, orchestras, choirs and films, while the kitchen will be cooking up the best of Scottish produce with a Commonwealth twist.
A "wee house" will have performances and activities for children, and visitors will be able to try out sports sessions in the back garden.
Glasgow Green live zone will have performers from across
There will be an Emancipation Day carnival, a Mela at the Green, Celtic Connections performers and the RSNO performing
The Merchant City Festival has been extended to run for the length of the Games and will feature the return of the vintage festival, as well as a mix of street theatre and outdoor performances.
The newly refurbished Kelvingrove bandstand will host family friendly performances, comedy, music and films throughout the day.
There will also be perform-ances in the city's theatres, venues and arts spaces, on and around the River Clyde, in parks and city streets, and on the routes to and from the Games venues.
Other events include
"No matter where you are in
"There is something for everyone to see or take part in at Festival 2014 and most of it is free, offering everyone the opport- unity to be part of the Games."
"This will be the biggest celebration the city has seen."
The inscription reads: "In the spirit of friendship and cooperation, The
Diving events will take place at the
THE festival of music, dance, art and theatre which will run alongside the Commonwealth Games has been revealed.
It will feature more than 1000 performances in over 100 venues and will run from