Who performed at London 2012 Olympics?
At exactly 20:12 (8:12 pm) the Red Arrows performed a flypast over the Olympic Stadium and then over the concert in Hyde Park. This concert featured artists selected to represent the four nations of the United Kingdom: Duran Duran, Stereophonics, Snow Patrol and Paolo Nutini.
What happened in the London Olympics 2012?
In 2012 London became the first city to host the modern Games three times, having previously been the site of the 1908 and 1948 Olympic Games. A speedboat carrying the Olympic flame down the River Thames as fireworks explode above the Tower Bridge during the opening ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
What new events were added to the 2012 Olympics?
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the inclusion of a mixed doubles tennis event as well as several changes to the track cycling programme of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Who won London Olympics 2012?
In the 2012 London Games, India had won six medals — two silver and four bronze. Until today, this was India’s highest tally at the Olympics.
Where was the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics held?
/ 51.53861°N 0.01667°W / 51.53861; -0.01667 The closing ceremony of the London 2012 Summer Olympics, also known as A Symphony of British Music, was held on 12 August 2012 in the Olympic Stadium, London. The chief guest was Prince Harry of Wales representing Queen Elizabeth II.
When did the London 2012 Opening Ceremony album Come Out?
These and other music from the Opening Ceremony can be found on the album – ‘ Isles of Wonder: Music for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games ‘. The download version was released immediately after the event with the CD version released on 2nd August.
Where did London win the right to host the 2012 Olympics?
The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50. Tragically, the celebrations in London were short-lived, being overshadowed by bombings on London’s transport system less than 24 hours after the announcement.
What was the music for the London Olympics opening ceremony?
The main musical sequences included specially written tracks by Underworld, an 11 minute section by Mike Oldfield and remixes and tracks by High Contrast. These and other music from the Opening Ceremony can be found on the album – ‘ Isles of Wonder: Music for the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games ‘.