Olympic Ceremony Symbolism

Olympic Ceremony Symbolism
“The opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics was by turns spectacular and surreal,” observes Barry Neild. “It did a good job of stirring British hearts, but did the rest of the world have a clue what was going on?”

More:

“Did Olympics opener have hidden meaning?” Barry Neild, GlobalPost

“Olympic opening ceremony: Boisterously, Britishly odd,” Robert Bianco, USA Today

“London 2012 Olympics: The Opening Ceremony was bonkers, bold, brilliant – and so British,” Cole Morton, The Telegraph

“Olympics opening ceremony: US media reacts to ‘peculiar’ British festival,” Paul Harris, The Guardian

“London Opening Ceremony: A typical British pot-boyler,” Alok Sinha, The Times of India

“Anglophiles Delight: An Opening Ceremony Explainer,” Erin McCam and John Leicester, AP via NPR

“A Five-Ring Opening Circus, Weirdly and Unabashedly British,” Sarah Lyall, New York Times

“Olympics opening ceremony was ‘multicultural crap’, Tory MP tweets.” Nicholas Watt, The Guardian

“Olympic Opening Ceremony Celebrates Socialized Medicine,” Mytheos Holt, The Blaze

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One Response to “Olympic Ceremony Symbolism”

  1. Mike Licht Says:

    UPDATES:

    “The Opening Ceremony Was a Satanic Illuminati Occult Ritual and Other Olympic Conspiracy Theories,” Max Read, Gawker

    Asia observes those inscrutable Brits:

    “As China Tunes Into The Olympics, A Chinese Dissection Of Britishness – Warts And All,” Maio Qian, Economic Observer via Worldcrunch

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