On Sunday August evening in front of their screens froze, it seems the whole world. Spellbound, watching all the farewell of the British Empire from the third Olympiad, held in its borders. Much more fortunate, of course, those who came to the Olympic stadium and he was able to watch this crazy and colorful phantasmagoria firsthand.
With an emphasis in the concept of the ceremony at all English, loud and colorful closing of the Olympic Games could hardly be called a "farewell in English." The stadium site, broken into stripes symbolic union jack, cruised giant fake symbols of England: London Eye London Eye, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, cucumber Gherkin.
On the catwalk in sparkling gold dresses from Alexander McQueen marched the most famous British models, among which were, of course, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Lily Cole, Georgia May Jagger, Stella Tennat and Lily Donaldson.
And, of course, not without a purely British music. Olympic concert allegedly walked across the musical history of the country that has adopted this year at sports games. On this occasion, the concert was attended by George Michael, Annie Lennox, Jessie J, Queen, One Direction, Muse, Fat Boy Slim, Pet Shop Boys, Taio Cruz, The Who.
Fat Boy Slim
Jessie J and Queen
And just one day there was a reunion of such legendary bands like Take That (but without Robbie Williams) and the Spice Girls, which literally blew the audience jubilant stadium with his performance. Under their songs on the podium dancing even the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.
Enchanting completion of XXX Olympic Games in London honored and countries, in the greatest number of medals.
The first place took the US for 104 awards (46 gold, 29 silver and 29 bronze), the second went to China for 87 medals (38 gold, 27 silver, 22 bronze). As a general offset Russia took the 3rd place. We have 82 medals (24 gold, 25 silver and 33 bronze). However, in the Olympic Games is considered to be the number of gold medals, and here we were overtaken by the owners of the Olympiad. The UK turned 65 medals (29 gold, 17 silver, 19 bronze). And they took the third place. But admit, for a colorful presentation at the close games and can give way to the English third place.
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