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There are Ceremonies so that people knos when it starts and when it finishes. And people celebrate on Ceremonies days.

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Q: Why are there opening and closing Ceremonies in the Olympics?
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What activities will be held in the Olympics?

Sporting activities, the Opening and Closing ceremonies and the medal presentation ceremonies.

What are opening and closing ceremonies of Olympics?

The opening ceremony signifies the start of the Olympic games and the closing ceremony signifies the end of the games.

How long does the Olympics last?

About two weeks excluding the opening and closing ceremonies.

What are the three main ceremonies in the Olympics?

There's the opening, closing, and the medal presentation. :)

Where are the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics?

27 July Olympic Stadium (Opening) - 12 August Olympic Park & Village (Closing)

How many days do the Olympics last?


What is the start date and end date of the London Olympics?

Opening Ceremonies are July 27th and Closing Ceremonies are August 12th

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What ceremonies take place during the Olympics?

The opening ceremony starts the Games and the closing ceremony ends the Games. The medal presentations could also be considered a ceremony albeit to a much small extent as the opening and closing ceremonies.

When is the closing ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics?

For the Closing Ceremony gates will open at 13:30. Source:

What was the allophones arena used as in the Olympics?

It was used as the opening/closing ceremonies as well as for athletics. Although it wasn't called that in 2000.

In what Olympics were the closing ceremonies introduced?

It was 1956. :)

Does the torch for the Olympics stay lit after the Olympics?

No it is extinguished at the closing ceremonies

What is the birds nest in the Olympics?

That is the nickname for the Beijing National Stadium, the main track and field stadium and the stadium where the opening and closing ceremonies will be held for the 2008 Summer Olympics. wow!

Is there a triathlon in the Olympics?

Only in the Summer Games. 2000 Sydney Olympics was the first and it was the most watched olympic even of the games that year only behind the opening and closing ceremonies.

When did the 1900 Olympics begin and end?

No opening or closing ceremonies were held; competitions began on May 14 and ended on October 28, 1900.

What stadium was the Barcelona Olympics held?

Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc held both the opening and closing ceremonies and athletics competition for the 1992 Games in Barcelona.

Is Jackie Chan in the 2008 Olympic Games?

Jackie Chan was the Olympics Ambassador for the 2008 games and appeared in both the opening and closing ceremonies, but he was not a participant in the Games as such.

What is the date of the closing ceremonies for the Olympics 2012?

August 12

When are the closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics?

August 12 2012

How much did Canada spend on the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics?

Canada spent $40 million for the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, making it the most expensive opening ceremony in Winter Olympics history.

How many weeks do the Olympics last?

The Olympics lasts around 3 weeks(including the opening and closing ceremonies). Whereas, the Paralympics lasts for a lot shorter period of time, being only 12 days.

What did Diana krall sing at the Olympics Closing Ceremony?

She did not play at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Closing Ceremonies.

What time will the closing ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics be on tv in California?


What country walks in first during the closing ceremonies at the Olympics?