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Glasgow 2014: Cultural countdown begins

16 July 2013 Last updated at 14:52 BST

The year long countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is to be marked with a 12-month cultural programme of theatre, dance, music and comedy.

Details of Culture 2014 were announced in Glasgow.

The programme of events includes a major retrospective of Scottish art, touring storytelling and international high wire performances.

BBC Scotland's arts correspondent Pauline McLean reports.