There were many features in the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics in the year 2008. The centerpiece of the opening ceremony was the lighting of the grand Olympic torch.
In 2008 , the August 8 th is the Olympic day , as the 2008 Beijing Olympic games is opening on that day .
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eh... 2006's was way better/ I believe that , London will do it's best to outrank beijing Opening Olympics..
The number 8 is associated with prosperity and confidence in Chinese culture.
Opening Ceremony was August 8, 2008 (8/8/08).
it is significant because it is to see the cepeting people come to Beijing and get started for the olympic.
The largest amount ever to attend the opening ceremonies of an Olympic games, over 100 heads of state and world leaders arrived in Beijing to watch at the Olympic stadium. A full list can be found at Wikipedia (link below)
The Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremony is online now.
The 2008 beijing olympic opening ceremony cost over $100 million. This is about $476,000 per minute and $8,000 per second. This is twice the cost of the 2004 Athens opening ceremony. All I can say is good luck in topping THAT London.
The opening ceremony of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games will start at 8 pm (UTC +8) on August 8th.