You can view the opening ceremonies on utube.
Traditionally, Greece is the first country to appear first during the opening ceremonies. This is to honor that country as the founders of the Olympic games.
The team from the country which is hosting the games enters the Olympic Stadium last at the opening ceremonies. At the closing ceremonies, it is informal and there is no structure to state who comes through last.
27 July Olympic Stadium (Opening) - 12 August Olympic Park & Village (Closing)
The athletes from China will be the last to enter during the opening ceremonies. Olympic protocol dictates that the host country's athletes enter last at the opening ceremony.
July 27 2012
Opening ceremonies were August 1, 1936.
The opening ceremonies were on Feb. 12, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.
Its to welcome and fair well the countries who came.
The coming together
The opening ceremonies is the official start of the Olympic games, whether summer or winter. It is held in a large stadium or arena in the host city and is known for spectacular performances and high budgets. Every opening ceremony includes a march of the athletes participating in the games, who walk into the stadium for their country in alphabetical order with Greece first and the host country last. For many, the opening ceremonies symbolizes peace, hope and unity.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be held in London, scheduled for opening ceremonies on July 27 and closing ceremonies on August 12.London! :-)
This year the time of opening is 9:00 PM London Time
Opening ceremonies for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games commence at 4 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time on July 27.
I think they were used as the LED lights for the opening ceremonies.
it was held in Greece in Athens its a bit too obvious
Opening ceremonies were on 6 April 1896; closing ceremonies were on 15 April 1896.
At the opening ceremonies, the flag is brought in after all athletes have entered the stadium and the host country's representative declares the Games open. The flag is then raised as the Olympic Hymn plays.
7 young athletes that were chosen by gold medal winners from GB
The opening ceremony signifies the start of the Olympic games and the closing ceremony signifies the end of the games.