Nine vital tweets from Glasgow's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony preparation
As Glasgow prepares to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games, 'Weegies' have been posting highlights in the build up to today's extravagant opening ceremony.
The opening ceremony at Celtic Park
Social networking is central in this year's games with more than a two thirds of Britain's thousand athletes on Twitter.
Here are nine must see tweets in the build up to the games.
1.There will be fireworks - many fireworks.
— John Cushing (@JohnCushing_) July 23, 2014
2. Celtic Park will be a stunning venue for the ceremony.
#Glasgow2014 LIVE: All the latest news & build-up to the opening ceremony at Parkhead tonight http://t.co/t3rUAOqKmh pic.twitter.com/lDwHyHOw5K — The Daily Record (@Daily_Record) July 23, 2014
3. Even Google got in on the action with a Commonwealth Games banner.
— Glasgow 2014 (@Glasgow2014) July 23, 2014
4. Tourists will quickly learn how good the Glasgow diet is.
5. The train’s weren’t running any worse than usual.
@ScotRail next 1 cancelled as well. £1200 a year #Glasgow2014 #notrainsagain pic.twitter.com/mDY8Lm7oEp — Michele McQuade (@MicheleMcQuade) July 23, 2014
6. The Sri Lanken cycle team took a pedal adventure along the M74 before being stopped by police.
Sri Lankan cyclists spotted on motorway. http://t.co/WDYf9x1TvZ pic.twitter.com/7eKZ6m51dL — STV News (@STVNews) July 23, 2014
7. Scottish national treasure Subo will perform at the event.
Don't forget, Susan's performing at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games tomorrow. Tune into @BBCOne at 8pm http://t.co/Xoyypln7bE — Susan Boyle (@SusanBoyleHQ) July 22, 2014
8. Prospective PM Ed Miliband overwhelmed followers, posting a picture of a lovely country landscape.
Passing through the Lake District on my way to the opening ceremony of #Glasgow2014 pic.twitter.com/njsce77q0N — Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) July 23, 2014
9. Those at the event will be treated to Europe’s largest screen.
Europe's largest LED screen will feature at tonight's #Glasgow2014 Opening Ceremony - http://t.co/GhU8N2XuHU pic.twitter.com/FCwXrsQUkm — Installation (@Install8ion) July 23, 2014
The ceremony will kick off this evening (23 July) at Celtic Park from 9pm, with performances from Rod Stewart, Subo and Amy MacDonald.