Who wrote the Olympic hymn?

Who sang Olympic anthem at closing ceremony?

It was performed in Greek by Sumi Hwang at the opening ceremony and in English by 11-year-old Oh Yeon-joon at the closing ceremony.

What do the Olympic rings represent?

The Olympic symbol (the Olympic rings) expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games. But watch out, it is wrong to say that each of the colours corresponds to a certain continent!

How was the first Olympic torch lit?

For the first time, a man and a woman ran the flame into the Olympic Stadium together, and lit the cauldron (they later married). Over 1,200 torchbearers were used to transport the flame from Olympia to Montreal. Olive oil was used as fuel for the torches, honoring the origin of the Olympic fire.

Is John Williams still composing?

He has been associated with director Steven Spielberg since 1974, composing music for all but five of his feature films, and George Lucas, with whom he has worked on both of his main franchises.

John Williams
Years active 1952–present
Associated acts Steven Spielberg George Lucas Boston Pops

How many Olympics has John Williams composed for?

Williams, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer of the “Star Wars” and “Harry Potter” franchises, has also been the go-to composer for Olympic music for more than three decades, having composed original themes for four different Olympics: 1984, 1988, 1996 and 2002.

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