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In Pictures: 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony celebration

As the London 2012 Olympics came to an end last night, Kipp takes a look at some of the key moments of the Olympic closing ceremony celebration.

August 13, 2012 3:34 by

  • Olympic cauldron in front of the Olympic ring during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium

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  • British songstress Emeli Sande performed at the closing ceremony.

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  • The Spice Girls performed their hit numbers “Wannabe’ and “Spice up Your Life” at the closing ceremony.

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  • Freddie Mercury and John Lennon were honoured by showing a video of Freddie Mercury,  and John Lennon’s “Imagine.”

  • Price Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate attended the Olympics closing ceremony.

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  • British DJ Fatboy Slim performing at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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  • Athletes from all over the world take part in the athlete’s march waving flags of all nations during the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

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  • The mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Paes waves the Olympic flag after it was handed to him by President of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge.

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  • An eight-minute musical mix of Rio’s dancers and musicians including Seu Jorge and Pele by the hosts of the 2016 Olympics gave the world a glimpse of what they’re going to offer in for years.

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  • Spectacular musical fireworks lit up the Olympic stadium during closing ceremony celebration.

  • A Phoenix rose above the Olympic Stadium as the Olympic flame was extinguished.

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    Cover image source: article.wn.com

 
 

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