Pictures of London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony celebrations of London Olympics 2012 held on 27 July 2012 at the Olympic Stadium having Queen Elizabeth II as the chief guest. The opening ceremony programs were organised by Danny Boyle, the Slumdog Millionaire Director, under the title ‘Isles of Wonder’. Opening ceremony is a platform given to the host country to show the best of them and features the parade of the competing nations. British did their best to highlight their best.
Queen Elizabeth II is attending the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012
Aerial view of the London Olympics Stadium
Fireworks go off over Tower Bridge in central London to mark the opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Performers take part in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
Fictional character Mary Poppins descend to the ground during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
The Olympic Rings were spectacularly displayed, over the stadium.
A woman watching the opening ceremony
The Union Jack is carried into the Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Bradley Wiggins ring the Olympic bell during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics
An artist performs as a chimney emerges from the ground to symbolise the industrial revolution during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Actors and dancers play Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital staff and patients during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Wrestler Sushil Kumar lead the Indian contingent in London Olympics 2012 with the beautiful Tri-colour Indian flag. India has eighty-one athletes in hand to compete in London Olympics. The Indian contingent has Archer Deepika Kumari, Shooter Abhinav Bindra (2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist), Badminton player Saina Nehwal, Five-times world champion Boxer Mary Kom, Grand Slam winners Leander Paes, , Mahesh Bhupathi, etc.. It will definitely a landmark Olympic event for the Indian athletes.
The closing ceremony functions will be held on 12 August, 2012