10 posts tagged 2012
2012 London Olympic Rings
These colorful rings in East London represent the commence of the 2012 Olympics today! Are you prepared for the exciting games that are lined up?
Hyde Park is a great place to attend concerts in London during the summer! If you can’t make it to the Olympics, London is offering several events, such as the BT London Live (for music lovers), the World Shakespeare Festival and a British Film event celebrating Alfred Hitchcock. For more information click on the link above.
London 2012 Olympic Torch Wins Designs of the Year
British design studio Barber Osgerby have won the Design of the Year 2012 for their stunning design of the London 2012 Olympic Torch. The overall winner was chosen from 89 entries to claim the winning title. The award, designed by Swarovski was presented byAnya Hindmarch at the awards ceremony held at the Design Museum last night.
This annual festival offers the massive crowds a wide taste of artistic performances, such as this giant moving sculpture of Prometheus, and the best part is that most of them are free! If you are feeling like some gutsy street shows and some eccentric outdoor fun would make your day, follow the link to scoop up more info about the program.
Upcoming is the 2012 version of the Camden Crawl music festival in London. Usually organized on a week-end, this year the fun has been extended another day which brings us May 4th to 6th. Some of the best musicians in the UK and abroad will be present to offer some quality time to the massive crowd, as you can see on the picture, so if you are interested you can follow the link and listen to the official mix tape to get a better idea about this event is about.
As you surely know, the 2012 summer Olympics are going to be held in London. And more precisely, they will be held in East London, an area that doesn’t yet have the same appeal as the western part of the city. But this neighborhood is about to become the center of the world for one month, which is a very good reason to discover it now. Go through the famous markets, such as London’s oldest market Spitafield, the history left by the terrifying Jack the Ripper, the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf or simply great local historic pubs. Just get ahead of everyone and know more about this upcoming place to be.
Start the New Year with a breathtaking 4-day hike in the South of France, on the Blue Coast
A wonderful place that needs to be visited if you have the chance to go to the South of France is the Blue Cost. Situated between Marseille and Carry-le-Rouet it hosts the “4-day hike” organized by the Arcanson company. A great way to start the New Year in Provence.
What an AMAZING SHOW! Fireworks in London from the past New Year’s Eve.
Can’t wait to watch the one for 2012!
London Fireworks on New Year’s Day 2011 - New Year Live - BBC One (by BBC)
Eiffel Tower - 2010 New Year in Paris (by shabaz31)
Check out the sets of lights of the Eiffel Tower at Paris during 2010 New Year’s Eve.
Ring in New Year 2012 in Paris
For a spectacular New Year’s Eve party look no further than grand Paris, the City of Lights pulls out all the stops when it comes to celebrating the New Year and 2012 is sure to be no exception.
Partake in the festivity with the merry crowd in Champs-Elysées and be dazzled by the spectacular fireworks show!