- What is the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games?
- You should watch the opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in the past.
- 3rd : Rio de Janeiro 2016
- 2nd : Beijing 2008
- 1st : London 2012
- 7/23 (Fri) the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021 will begin
What is the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games?
The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 will finally begin on 23 July. I am looking forward to holding the the opening ceremony. I believe that the work is very important that it is directly linked to the evaluation of the country. The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games will be a great performance that introduces the culture of the host country, and it will be an opportunity to to get to know the host country.
Do you remember at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 ? I admire that was James Bond appeared the screen with Queen Elizabeth. and appeared on the stadium from the sky. Moreover many British stars were enjoyed in audiences. The Beijing Olympic Games 2008 were so magnificent performance and technologies on the opening ceremony, people found that China will lead to the world hereafter.
Some Japanese people have against the performance of the opening ceremony.
There are some people who have the opinions the unnecessary of the cultural introduction on the opening ceremony. Because they say it is not related to the sports competition.
However, the Olympic games protocol requires a performance that introduces the culture of the host country. It is the very important work to introduce the cultures of the host country. It is an opportunity to inform their tourism promotion after the Olympic Games.
According to the Olympic Charter, the Olympic Games is as follows, and it is said that sports are integrated with culture and education to explore the creation of a way of life.
Olympism is a philosophy of way of life that improves all the qualities of the body, will, and spirit, and binds them in a well-balanced way of life. Olympism blends sports with culture and education to explore the creation of a way of life. Its way of life is based on the joy of effort, the educational value of being a good example, social responsibility, and respect for universal and fundamental ethical norms.Olympic Charter https://www.joc.or.jp/olympism/charter/pdf/olympiccharter2020.pdf
You can know what to Japanese cultures and history on the opening ceremony of The Tokyo Olympic Games 2021. Japan has a lot of original cultures, so you will enjoy the performance.
You should watch the opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games in the past.
The Tokyo Olympics will finally be held on 23 July. You might look look back at the amazing opening ceremonies in the past. I summarised the best videos in recent years. Please check following the article.
Previous host countries on The Olympic Games
|Year of the event||host country||news|
|2016||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||The first in south America! The Olympics|
|2012||London, United Kingdom||Baseball and softball excluded from competition|
|2008||Beijing, China||Held for the first time in China! Olympics’ highest ever viewership|
|2002||Athens, Greece||Held for the first time in 180 years since the first tournament|
|2000||Sydney, Australia||Ryoko Tamura of Judo wins the gold medal of her long-wish! acquisition|
The opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games were made by the latest digital technologies not only human. It leads spectators to a mysterious world. For example, the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games 2008 were used many latest technologies and people are surprised their skill but also Chinese performers.
3rd : Rio de Janeiro 2016
【Rio 2016】The highlight of the opening ceremony is the cheerful music and Dance.
The highlight of Rio is “many kind of Dances”. They were so dynamic performances and the music is also magnificent. You can easy to understand their cultures and get energetic with their performance.
The slogan was “Um mundo novo (New world)”
The slogan was “Um mundo novo (New World)”. The opening ceremony of Rio was impressive with colorful coloring and dance that seemed to Brazil. It shows respect for Brazirian natives and slaves. I was impressed a composition that feels “new world”.
In particular, It appeared Japanese immigrants in Brazil. I am happy to have a deep relationship with Brazil for a long time.
2nd : Beijing 2008
【Beijing 2003】The highlight is magnificent technologies and mass games
The highlight of the opening ceremony of Beijing is the latest technologies and mass games. It was definitely the best performance in the past. I admired that many Chinese performer played so dynamic mass games. There are a huge number of people who made beautiful lines. Moreover, Chinese technologies are amazing. I couldn’t believe that it was the same generation. I think that the Beijing Olympic Games 2008 played the best performance in the past.
Slogan: “One world, One dream)”
The slogan was “One World, One Dream”. At the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the thousands of performers expressed the world through mass games, and were impressed by china’s traditional dance techniques.
1st : London 2012
The highlight was the appearance of gorgeous British stars
The highlight of the opening Ceremony of the London 2012 was the British entertainments for a long time. I found that they have led to the world. The most people have known them, their movie and music. Particularly, I live the British cultures since the childhood. I am envy of British people. I want to be them. Even if you are not interested inter U.K., you would be exited to watching the video.
The Slogan was “Inspire Generation”
The slogan was Inspire Generation. The opening ceremony of the London 2012 was packed with the British entertainment and the strong history.The people of over the world was happy to appearing with many British stars over the generations.
7/23 (Fri) the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021 will begin
The Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 will finally be held on 23 July. The opening ceremony is going to schedule to be broadcast on NHK from 08:00 p.m.(Japan time). I hope that foreigners who have not been interested in Japan will get to know Japan and make a good impression.