When was the London 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony?

When was the London 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony?

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics took place on the evening of Friday 27 July 2012 in the Olympic Stadium, London, during which the Games were formally opened by Queen Elizabeth II….Schedule.

Time (BST) Section title
27 July 2012
00:24–00:38 There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
00:38–00:46 And in the end

How long did London 2012 last?

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.

Why did London bid for the 2012 Olympics?

The bid team believed that London could end the Games with a surplus of more than £100 million. The organising committee laid out the following figures: £560 million for new venues, including £250 million for the Olympic Stadium. £650 million for the Olympic village.

Who sponsored London 2012?

London 2012 Olympic sponsors

Company Type Value, $m, total known deal
Adidas London 2012 Olympic Partners 63
BMW London 2012 Olympic Partners 63
BP London 2012 Olympic Partners 63
British Airways London 2012 Olympic Partners 63

Who created London 2012 opening ceremony?

Danny Boyle
59 Productions were invited by artistic director Danny Boyle to join his creative team as video designers for the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.

How are Olympics promoted?

The Olympic Movement’s revenue comes from various programmes, such as the sale of broadcast rights (TV, radio and new media), international and national sponsorship and the sale of tickets and licensed products.