Beijing Olympic opens at 08/08/08/08
The curtain is pulled, the show is staged, and the Games officially kicked off at the 8th minute, 08/08/08, a team of four eights that will bode well for the Chinese, and the world.
China’s brand-new National Stadium, also nicknamed Bird’s Net, is packed with more than 90,000, among them are a slew of heads of states, princes and princesses, government ministers, celebrities of all walks, and IOC president, vice-presidents and members, athletes and visitors from all over the world, who all are distinguished guests of China.
The opening ceremony celebrated Chinese civilization and the importance of harmony. As a production of performing arts, it had got to be the biggest in Chinese history, with 15,000 people in the cast and 13 months of rehearsal time. Here is a rundown of the numbers for the show.
Courtesy : CNDaily
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