Sunday, 24 June 2012

2010 Opening Ceremonies Olympics

I know this particular event took place some time ago, but with the Summer Games around the corner, I began to think about the opening ceremonies.  This is what is supposed to open your event, kick it off with a bang.  Although I felt a great sense of pride as I watched, I did find some of the "pieces" a little lackluster, lacking something.  I wanted to see what others thought as well.

I took to YouTube to watch some videos that had been posted and read some reviews.  I was pleasantly surprised to find that most people felt the ceremonies were truly magical. 

"I am a New Yorker and want to say how proud I am to have the Canadians as neighbors. What good people! I worked in Toronto some years ago and it was a lovely experience. You Canadians have every reason to be proud - of your country, and of your good people."


watching this in 2012 and literally got shivers and tears in my eyes from watching this especially when the canadians walked in i am so proud to be canadian


I went through many pages to try and find a worthwhile negative comments, but all I could find were jabs here and there about some of the artists, kind of petty in my mind, however, I don't think enough to really rate on the measurement scale.

All and all, this event was truly one of a kind and very, very successful. 

Where you there?  Did you watch?  What did you think?


  1. Hi Sophie,

    I was actually *in* the Opening Ceremonies - y'know those little people in white who were dancing around and helping the athletes to their seats? That was me!

    I think the organizers did a great job representing the whole country throughout the evening. I may be a little biased, but I have to say that being in that stadium when Canada walked of the coolest experiences of my life. I was super proud to be a part of it, and will always be grateful to have had the opportunity.

    Pee Ess - I was also in the Closing Ceremonies, which I think had reviews that were a bit more negative. ;) But it was still super fun!

  2. Hi Sophie,

    I always love to watch the Olympics' opening and closing ceremonies because it always give me a feeling of "bringing the world together." I still remember that I was watching the opening ceremony at a Chinese Restaurant, everyone was concentrating and I can tell that most people are amazed by the "production".

    I am excited and looking forward for the London Olympics!!! :)