2004 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

2004 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympic Games was held on August 13, 2004 at the Olympic Stadium in Maroussi, Greece, a suburb of Athens. 72,000 spectators attended the event, with approximately 15,000 athletes from 202 countries participating in the ceremony as well. It marked the first-ever international broadcast of high definition television, undertaken by NBC and the Japanese television station NHK.

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... The ceremony was a source of major acclaim amongst international press and featured never before seen technologies used in a stadium, including a giant pool with slip-proof ... Eleftheria Deco was awarded for her lighting design of the opening ceremony with an Emmy award ... NBC, the international television broadcaster of the 2004 Athens Olympics, has also been awarded with 6 Emmy awards for its coverage of the Games and technical ...

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