Olympic Games are athletic events held every four years. Olympic events was begun in Greece from 776 BC to year continue. Ancient Olympic Games in the beginning years were held in Olympia, Greece. Modern Olympic Games were organized by the IOC from 1894. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) was organized by Pierre de Coubertin on 23 June 1894 in Lausanne, Switzerland with Demetrios Vikelas as first president.
Olympic Flag consists of the five rings and white background, was designed by Pierre de Coubertin in 1912 and officially debuted in 1920 at the Games of the VII Olympiad in Antwerp, Belgium. There were some modifications in the Olympic events in 20th and 21st century. Olympic Games are divided into two categories: Olympic Games (Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics) and Youth Olympic Games. More than 200 countries are members of IOC and take part in 42 events of Summer Olympics.
Olympic Opening Ceremony is the day first of the Olympics and officially opens the Olympic Games. Olympic Opening Ceremony first started from Summer Olympics 1920 in the Antwerp, Belgium. Olympic Opening Ceremony starts with the entering of the Head of the State of the host country in the Olympic Stadium to be welcomed by both the head of the Organizing Committee and President of the International Olympic Committee. Then the National anthem of the host country is played. The athletes from Greece first enter into the Olympic stadium. After that every country’s players march pass with their country flag and official persons in alphabetically.
2012 London Olympic will start on 27 July 2012 with the Olympic Opening Ceremony held at Olympic Stadium, London, United Kingdom. London is hosting the modern Olympic Games for the third time in 2012 after having the honour in 1908 and 1948. In the Opening Ceremony of London Olympic 2012, Danny Boyle and his team will perform the artistic expression and highlight the culture of the host city of London and the UK. There are large numbers of venues prepared for the Olympic 2012. Famous venues are Olympic Stadium London, Wembley Arena, The O2 Arena, Wembley Stadium, Wimbledon All England Club, Lord's Cricket Ground, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, and the Excel Centre. Olympic Opening Ceremony Tickets are available at Sport Ticket Exchange for affordable price.