August 3, 2012

Writing Prompt: Olympics Closing Ceremony

Posted by at 4:20 am in Music, Olympics, Writing Prompt | Permalink

London2012The Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games will be titled “A Symphony of British Music.” While the details of the August 12th spectacle are still being kept super-secret, the organizers have said that they ”will work with some of the country’s most globally successful musicians, along with some of the industry’s stars of tomorrow.” There are TONS of rumors flying around – One Direction? Jessie J? QUEEN?


Personally, I would be excited to see the John Lennon tribute and Take That’s performance of “Rule the World,” my favorite song of all time (I really hope The Wanted make an appearance, too; I’m a huge fan)! Darcy Bussell, the famous British ballerina, will be dancing with 300 other members of the Royal Ballet in a grand performance while the Olympic torch is put out. I can’t wait for that, either!

So, I want to know. What rumors are you hoping are true? More importantly, what’s YOUR dream lineup? Would you have a laser light show, flying acrobats, holograms, colored mist, fireworks? Share your Closing Ceremony wishlist in the Comments below!

En-Szu, STACKS Intern (a.k.a. MidnightMagic5)

Image courtesy London 2012

  1. BlueKitten215

    One Direction and Cher Llyod!! All my favorite people are British!!
    Even though the Olymips are LONG gone!! Can’t wait until the next Olymips!

  2. emeraldpanther22

    i like jordin wieber, gabby douglas, and aly raisman, and mckayla maroni for gymnastics!!!!!

  3. UniqueCalm1

    I would love to see Coldplay perform. They are an awesome band, and they’re British, too! I would also love some Beatles stuff.

  4. mintchocolatechip100

    One Direction, some sort of tribute to the Beatles, and maybe Rowan Atkinson (funny guy at the piano in the opening ceremony). And some cool fireworks at the end.

  5. beegreen164

    who would like one direction to play or taylor swift? i would pick one direction to sing because i never saw them play before and i want to see them sing for us all!

  6. Jewel

    One direction! oh, really??
    somebody’s been sending me hatemails. they say i gush. i do. but the part that i was a stinky know-it-all is not… somebody support me on this!

  7. Indescribeableauthor3

    I really hope that One Direction performs. I have One Direction Infection. <3 Also,it would be awesome if Demi Lovato sang at the Olympics. :)

  8. Isla Silvercresent

    wow i dunno wat they’re gunna do but it’ll be fantastic for sure! GO TEAM USA! wohoo

  9. aquacat586

    The Beatles! Totally! and Queen and the Kinks..almost all my favorite bands are British. :)

  10. Fairyemerald31

    I have a few things:
    1. Fireworks, definetly
    2. A ribbon dance
    3. I liked seeing the Olympic rings come together to form the logo thingy, so I’d like it to be in the Closing Ceremony

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