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karl
July 30th, 2012, 03:15 AM
How they made those magic moments: The secrets behind that jaw-dropping Olympic opening ceremony


For many, it was the most stunning and captivating opening ceremony to any Olympic Games.
More than one billion people around the world watched Danny Boyle’s astonishing and fantastical journey through British history which kicked off the London 2012 Games.
The theatrical tour de force included a series of dazzling spectacles, from a 40ft oak tree rising serenely from a grassy mound, to a towering 18metre Voldemort character roaming around the stage.
Even Her Majesty the Queen featured in the show - apparently parachuting into the Olympic stadium in Stratford, east London.
Today we can reveal some of the secrets and technical achievements - until now have been shrouded in the strictest secrecy - which it took to produce this breath-taking performance.


See link for full story and fab photos


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2180814/London-2012-Olympics-opening-ceremony-How-magic-moments.html#ixzz225kFj77i

ImCoolBeans
July 30th, 2012, 12:25 PM
Wow, you really love daily mail :P

But that was pretty cool. Interesting to see how things were put together/organized.