Parade of Participants Each country enters the stadium led by a chosen flag bearer. The alphabetical order of countries is done in the language of the host country, except for Greece which leads the parade and China being the host country will enter the stadium last. Australia for example is used to being one of the first countries out, will be the 203rd country just in front of Zambia and China We think Valarie Vili will carry our flag
First the President of the Organising Committee makes his speech, Liu Qi, will give an address and add the words: “I have the honor of inviting …, President of the International Olympic Committee, to speak Rogge, will then give a speech and will end with, “I have the honour of inviting (the Head of State) to proclaim open the Games of Bejing.”
Hu Jintao will declare the games open first in Chinese and then in English.
Olympic Athem and Raising of Olympic Flag Immortal spirit of antiquity, Father of the true, beautiful and good, Descend, appear, shed over us thy light Upon this ground and under this sky Which has first witnessed thy unperishable fame. Give life and animation to those noble games! Throw wreaths of fadeless flowers to the victors In the race and in strife! Create in our breasts, hearts of steel! Shine in a roseate hue and form a vast temple To which all nations throng to adore thee,
China’s President of the People’s Republic of China, Hu Jintao will be received at entrance of the stadium by President of the IOC, Jacques Rogge and the President of the Organising Committee (OCOG), Liu Qi .
The speech by the President of the Organising Committee
the honor The President of the OCOG Liu Qi, will give an address and add the words: “I have of inviting …, President of the International Olympic Committee, to speak