What was the purpose of the Olympics 2012?

What was the purpose of the Olympics 2012?

Hosting the 2012 Games will help us to highlight London’s status as a creative, diverse and sustainable city. It will allow millions of new, international visitors to enjoy the UK’s culture and heritage. It will generate new business opportunities and boost the UK’s inward investment and export capacity.

Who was the artistic director of the 2012 Olympics?

Danny Boyle
He is best known for directing Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting, one of the most popular films of the 90s. But British film-maker Danny Boyle has added another string to his bow, as the artistic director of the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.

Do the Olympics inspire?

The Olympics still have the power to inspire — and reveal our nastier impulses and hypocrisies.

Why should you visit London 2012?

The Olympic and Paralympic athletes who competed at London 2012 captured the imagination of the world. They were able to perform at their peak because we committed to providing the best possible training and competition venues, fields of play, accommodation, security, transport and food. Inspiring the youth of the world

What was the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad?

The London 2012 Games included a four-year Cultural Olympiad. It reached a climax with the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012, starting a 60-day festival of sport and culture across the UK, as the Olympic and Paralympic spirit crossed the world once again.

What does London 2012 stand for?

e The 2012 Summer Olympics (officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012) was an international multi-sport event held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

Why was London 2012 covered by the BBC?

The IOC wanted television coverage to reach as broad a worldwide audience as possible, and several national and regional broadcasters covered London 2012. In the UK, the BBC carried the Olympics and Channel 4 the Paralympics. The BBC aimed to broadcast all 5,000 hours of the Games.