Video: Top 5 Rankings of Summer Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Can London top Beijing?

Video: Top 5 Rankings of Summer Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Can London top Beijing?

London : United Kingdom | Jul 27, 2012 at 2:22 AM PDT
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Athens Olympics 2004 Ceremony

The Olympic Opening Ceremony was a pageant of traditional culture and showcasing the history of the host country. The 2012 Summer Olympics in London will be no different as the opening ceremony will be called "The Isles of Wonder" to be held tonight 27 July 2012.

According to the opening ceremony details, Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle will be the artistic director while the music directors will be Rick Smith and Karl Hyde of the electronic music duo Underworld. The games will be officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Paul McCartney has announced he will perform at the end of the ceremony. Here's is the rank the top 5 spectacular Summer Olympics Opening ceremonies, which would it be yours.

1. 2008 Beijing Olympics 2. 2004 Athens Olympics 3. 2012 London Olympics? 4. 2000 Sydney Olympics 5. 1996 Atlanta Olympics Slide the videos above to revisit the best Olympic Opening ceremonies. So far the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony was lauded by spectators and various international media as spectacular and spellbinding. Check this page later on which rank London Olympics opening ceremonies end up to. Above all the most important thing in the Olympic spirit that is not winning but taking part.

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Athens Olympics 2004 Ceremony - ranks as the best Olympic Ceremonies as it marks the return of the Olympics since it was founded in Greece as inception of the Ancient Olympics is 776 BC, based on inscriptions, found at Olympia, The success of Athens in securing the 2004 Olympic Games was based largely on Athens' appeal to Olympic history.
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