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Saturday, July 28, 2012

2012 Olympic Opening in London

Fireworks are set off around the Olympic Stadium
Olympic 2012 Opening Ceremony Fireworks over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27 2012.


The Olympic Cauldron is lit
The Olympic Cauldron is lit during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on 27 July 2012.


The Olympic Cauldron in all its glory
The Olympic Cauldron burns brightly at the end of Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Designer Thomas Heatherwick's work was a highlight of the ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, watched by 80,000 spectators.


Sir Steve Redgrave enters the stadium with the Olympic Flame
Performers dance as British music spanning the decades is played during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.


A dazzling performance in the Olympic Stadium
Performers dance as British music spanning the decades is played during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.


The Olympic Rings are displayed in the Olympic Stadium
Rings representing both the Olympics and the Industrial Revolution are lit and lifted during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on 27 July 2012.


Team GB enters Olympic Stadium
Sir Chris Hoy of the Great Britain Olympic cycling team carries his country's flag as he leads Great Britain into the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Sir Chris is Scotland's most successful Olympian having won three gold medal at Beijing 2008. Great Britain's entrance was accompanied by the David Bowie song 'Heroes.


Sky divers parachute into the stadium dressed as the Queen and James Bond
Sky divers dressed as the Queen and James Bond parachute from a helicopter over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony on 27 July.



Performers with jet packs take part in the Opening Ceremony
Performers with jet packs takes part in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on 27 July.


Fireworks light up Tower Bridge
Fireworks light up at Tower Bridge as the bridge is raised to allow David Beckham piloting a speedboat carrying the Olympic flame through to make its way to the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony.


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