Orissa based Prince Dance Group, which came in prominence after winning a reality TV show last year, will perform at the opening ceremony of the upcoming Commonwealth Games (CWG) Oct 3-14 in the capital.
Earlier this year, Commonwealth Games organizing committee had got petition to include Prince Dance group in the Commonwealth Games ceremony. The group is famous for its depictions of Indian epics.
"We are very happy to announce that the Prince Dance Group that won the season one of 'India's Got Talent' has been selected to perform at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi," Ashwini Yardi, programming head of Colors channel, told reporters.
Hailing from a small town Berhampur in Orissa, the group comprises of 26 artistes, all them are below 22 years of age, lead by Krishna Mohan Reddy. With no professional dance training, majority of the members are contract workers.