[Grammar] (Help!) The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural event

kadioguy

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a. The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural event which is staged every two years in a different city.

b. The Universiade, which is held every two years in a different city, is an international sporting and cultural event.
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Which sentence is better? Or are both sentences acceptable?

Would you please help me?
Thanks!

PS I also posted the same question on this, but all of your answers are unique to me. Hope we can discuss with each other. Thank you.
 
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Re: The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural event

They are equally acceptable.
 

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Re: The Universiade is an international sporting and cultural event

'which is staged every two years in a different city' in a. is a identifying relative clauses, so does it imply there is other Universiade which isn't staged every two years in a different city?

However, 'which is held every two years in a different city' in b. is a 'non-identifying' relative clauses, so does it imply there is the only Universiade and the only one is held every two years in a different city?
 
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