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 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 and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. 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.