London Olympics 2012 -Dazzling Opening

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the capital has hosted the world’s biggest and most important sporting event. The Games opening was done by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Following the opening of the Games by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the spectacular finale saw the Olympic Cauldron unveiled in the centre of the Stadium, formed of 205 copper petals representing the competing nations coming together for the Games. The show was designed by Danny Boyle costing around 27 million pounds. The ceremony reflected the key themes and priorities of the London 2012 Games, based on sport, inspiration, youth and urban transformation. The theme of the Ceremony was ‘this is for everyone’, and celebrated contributions the UK has made to the world through innovation and revolution, as well as the creativity and exuberance of British people.