Thursday, May 10, 2012

Greece Lights Olympic Torch

A performance of the Ceremony for the Lighting of the Olympic Flame at the Ancient Stadium at Ancient Olympia on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. Actresses perform during the Olympic torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, the sanctuary where the Olympic Games were first held in 776 B.C.
torchnew2 Priestesses during a rehearsal performance of 'The Gables on the Hill' at Ancient Olympia in Greece on May 9, 2012. The ceremony will officially light the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Rehearsal of the Lighting Ceremony Of The Olympic Flame Priestesses during a rehearsal performance of 'The Gables on the Hill' at Ancient Olympia in Greece on May 9, 2012. The ceremony will officially light the flame that will burn at the London 2012 Olympic Games. High Priestess Ino Menegaki lifts the Archaic Pot at the Ancient Stadium during the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame at Ancient Olympia on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece Actresses perform during the Olympic torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, where the Olympic Games were born in 776 B.C. An actress, playing the role of a priestess, releases a dove during the dress rehearsal for the Olympic torch lighting ceremony at ancient Olympia in Greece on May 9, 2012. The official lighting ceremony for the London Games will take place on May 10. The London 2012 torch is lit at Ancient Olympia during the rehearsal ceremony of the lighting of the flame on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. The priestesses rehearse the Ceremony for the Lighting of the Olympic Flame at the Ancient Stadium on May 9, 2012 in Olympia, Greece. Actress Ino Menegaki, acting as high priestess, passes the Olympic flame to the first torch bearer Spyros Gianniotis on May 9, 2012 during the lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia, Greece. The first torch bearer Spyros Gianniotis holds aloft a torch carrying the Olympic flame on May 9, 2012 during the lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia

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