The Beijing Olympic Games come to a close on August 24, with a ceremony & celebration at National Stadium to commemorate the awarding of 302 gold medals & countless achievements made by the world’s greatest athletes.
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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...
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.