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2008 Beijing Olympics – Closing Ceremony Sunday Night

2008 Beijing Olympics – Closing Ceremony Sunday Night

After the mind-blowing 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony, I doubt I’m alone in being excited to see what Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou has in store for us with the Closing Ceremony. At Beijing Olympics, dreams were achieved and records were broken. Some people will be going home with their dreams...

Spectacular opening for Beijing Olympics 2008

Spectacular opening for Beijing Olympics 2008

China has opened the Beijing Olympics with a burst of fireworks at a spectacular ceremony that celebrated ancient Chinese history and aimed to draw a line under months of political controversy. An army of 2,008 drummers pounded out the countdown to the games, in a display that gave China an opportunity to show off its economic might, but also galvanised critics of the communist government’s human rights record.