Thursday, August 07, 2008

Beijing Olympic 2008: The biggest sporting event of the world starts from today

Once again Olympic games has returned with all its excitement and glamour. This year, China is going to host the Olympic. By hosting the Olympic Games, China will show its economic growth to the world. Today, the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games will start.

Here are some facts about Beijing Olympics 2008:

  • The opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics 2008 will take place at the Beijing National Stadium in Beijing, China. The opening ceremony started at 7.30 p.m. EST.

  • The games will go on till August 24.

  • The 2008 Beijing Olympics will features 302 events in 28 sports.

  • 205 nations around the world will be participating in The 2008 Beijing Olympics.

  • The games will be broadcast on NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, CBUT, USA and Telemundo.

  • Lopez Lomong, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan will carry the torch for the USA.

  • Famous Canadian singer Celine Dion, Jay Chou of Taiwan, Sarah Brightman of Britain, and Liu Huan of China will perform in the opening ceremony.

  • More than 80 head of states will attend the opening ceremony.

Any kind of games is a major opportunity for business organizations for marketing and promoting their products.

If you want to know more about the opening ceremony of Olympic games, then check out this article published in SouthAsiaFair.

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