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London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
The eyes of the world will be on London on 27 July for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games, which is expected to have a global TV audience of more than a billion people.
Award-winning film directors Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, The Beach and Slumdog Millionaire) and Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot) will oversee what is sure to be the UK's biggest-ever live show.
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Openning Ceremony Details:
Host city: London, England, United Kingdom
Time: 21.00 GMT
Motto: Inspire a Generation
Nations participating: 204
Athletes participating: 10,500 (estimated)
Events: 302 in 26 sports
Opening ceremony: 27 July
Closing ceremony: 12 August
Stadium: Olympic Stadium
Beckham reveals opening ceremony role after London meeting with Ali (will he be involved too?)
David Beckham has confirmed he will have a role in the opening ceremony of the Olympics - but the former England captain refused to be drawn on whether he might light the flame.
The former England footballer confirmed on Tuesday night that he will have a part in the ceremony after he met sporting great Muhammad Ali at the Beyond Sport summit in London.
Don't spoil the surprise! 60,000 fans watch Olympic opening ceremony rehearsal - but are sworn to secrecy by organisers
London 2012 Olympics: opening Games ceremony out of this world, so cancel your plans for Friday night.........
Late on Monday night, a cool breeze of Olympic enthusiasm blew through a stifling Bakerloo Line train. A gaggle of passengers climbed aboard, their excitement irrepressible as they travelled home from a rehearsal of the opening ceremony that on Friday night will break the ice on London’s Olympic party.