The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

The closing of the Olympic closing ceremony is always a party: the International Olympic Committee to respond to this ceremony less severe rules. The ceremony has a number of traditions that have a certain symbolism. The organising country, the Organization of the Olympic Games on off to the next country and the Olympic Fire. The closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi on February 23 2014.

Sochi

Traditions

The OLYMPICS have ceremonies with traditions that barely change. Expense is spared to put down an impressive opening ceremony and a spectacular closing ceremony. These costs are only become higher, but the Foundation of the ceremonies is largely the same. Each OS has three main ceremonies:

  • the opening ceremony,
  • the award ceremonies;
  • the closing ceremony.

The opening has a strict Protocol, introduced by the International Olympic Committee. At the closing ceremony the organising country becomes much more freedom. The traditions have emerged over the years in the early 20th century. Parts are:

  • flag parade and athletes marching;
  • raising and lowering of the Olympic flag;
  • hoist the flag in the organising country;
  • hoist the flag of Greece;
  • the glory of the last medal winner;
  • sing the national anthem;
  • theatrical performance about the host country and the games;
  • the transfer of the Olympic flag from one host to the next;
  • hoist the flag to the next host country;
  • hymn of the new host country;
  • the admission of the organising country;
  • closing speech by the President of the IOC;
  • Game closure.

Olympic Stadium Fisjt

The closing ceremony will take place in Sochi in Fisht Stadium. The girl once again plays a role, Lubov, who during the inauguration. She is accompanied this time by a boy and a girl. Dancers in silver costumes with reflection symbolizes the Black Sea. The 700 dancers form at the end of their dance the five rings, the first upper right-hand ring is still small, such as snowflake doesn’t open at the opening by mistake. With a choreography full of humor and self-deprecating reference to mistakes. The ring opened at the closing ceremony, and it gets big applause and laughter. A large Russian children’s choir sing the Russian national anthem.

Flag bearer

At the beginning of the ceremony, the flag parade and athletes marching. All countries are represented by one of the athletes as flag bearer.
Bart Swings was selected by the Belgian Olympic Committee to carry the Belgian flag. Swings experienced its first games and the rider did very well. He took fourth in the 5000 metres, was 23rd at 1000 metres, 1500 metres and finished tenth in their games with a fifth place in the 10,000 metres. Hanna Marien, Belgium team in the bobsleigh Remster, the Belgian Bullets, should have the Belgian flag during the opening ceremony.
Bob de Jong carries Dutch flag. De Jong, who experienced his fifth Winter Olympics in Sochi, notes that very honorable. Jorien ter Mors carried the Dutch flag at the opening ceremony. De Jong had then some counts, since in the corridors around singing his name. The flag bearer is followed by athletes at the closing ceremony by joining together, other than strictly grouped by country, at the opening.

India under their own flag

India carries the flag. It was different during the inauguration. Ran the Indian team behind the Olympic flag. India at the end of 2012 as the IOC member suspended due to excessive political interference in the sport and corruption. During the winter games suspension lifted after India all corrupt members will be sent from the track and be replaced.

TOTAL VICTORY

Two triplets is at the closing ceremony at Olympic Stadium honored. These are the three Norwegian women skiers and three Russian skiers are masters of the penultimate and final day of the winter games from their side.

Malevich

During the ceremony host presents elements of their own culture. Sochi will begin with a cunning presentation about painters, Malevich, Kandinsky and Chagall, together with strings. The fantasy world of Marc Chagall is represented. The girl Lubov reappears on stage. After painting the coming Russian pianists. Lubov is lifted on a wing. What follows is a piano concerto and a piano dance.
Ballet in Russia’s ceremony could not be missed. Twenty-four professional ballet dancers in ballet costumes perform a dance. The dancers from the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Ballet. After the ballet, poetry and the art of writing at the turn of the year, with Russian representatives that Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Chekhov. When the culture of Russian circus will be shown. In the middle of the arena a circus tent is erected and hundreds of exhibiting artists on their circus tricks.

Olympic flame

The extinguishing of the Olympic flame is one of the most important traditions of the closing ceremony.Once the fire is extinguished, the Olympics are officially over. Extinguish the fire goes back to 1928, when the games were held in Amsterdam. In the Dutch capital, the Olympic flame was reintroduced, and after the games, the flame was extinguished. Since then belongs to the tradition.

Transfer

An important part is the host of the games in the transmission to the next host country. In the arena, the flag is hoisted from the host country, the Olympic flag, the flag of Greece and the next host country. The national anthem of the host country is sung. Sochi children sing the Russian national anthem. The national anthem is played then in Greece.
The Olympic flag is lowered and hoisted the flag in Korea. The Mayor of Sochi wears the flag of the President of the IOC, transfer him to turn to the Mayor of Pyeongchang. Two Korean children sing the Korean national anthem. 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang find place. Korea then take the show and introduces the country’s upcoming winter Olympics. PyeongChang dreams of unity between man and nature.The presentation ends with?? be seen in Pyeongchang??. Finally, the President of the IOC keeps the last speech.

Bach

Thomas Bach, President of the IOC, the games officially closes, but only speak Russian Chernyshenko. The President of the Sochi Olympic Organising Committee Dmitry Chernyshenko thank everyone who has helped and athletes?? This is the face of the new Russia. Our Russia. ?? Russia has brought the top and is very proud of it.
Bach calls the conditions for these OLYMPIC ideals and praises the organization?? Russia did what it promised. ?? Bach explains the 22nd Winter Games closed. He called on the youth of the world to come to Pyeongchang over four years, and then again to go to a sports conflict.

Mascots

Bear, leopard and the hare, the three mascots in Sochi, saying goodbye in the last part of the ceremony. The three children, including girl Lubov, swaying along with the mascots to all participants and everybody in the stadium. They glide past the levels of the stadium. Mascot bear blow off the heat, then followed by a song and a longing toes by björn and finally the fireworks.

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