Live sites «Sochi 2014»
Demonstration of London 2012 Games from 27th of July till 12th of August:
In summer 2012 Organizing Committee "Sochi 2014" together with regions of Russia has launched all-Russian project Live Sites Sochi 2014, where citizens and visitors of the major Russian cities have a unique opportunity to watch the Olympic events in London on large screens installed in city centers. Russians support athletes and participated in various cultural activities organized on the stages.
For the first time in Olympic history the Russians were able to see the most interesting and spectacular competition of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London and celebrate victories with the Russian team.
Every day sports fans watched with great attention to the athlete’s performances, so they could watch the victories of Russian wrestlers, dramatic competition for the gold of the Russian national volleyball team and brilliant performances of gymnasts and synchronized swimming team.
During 17 competition days in London Live Sites Sochi 2014 gathered together hundreds of thousands of spectators. From 10 am competitions were demonstrated on huge screens and in the evenings numerous musical bands from different Russian regions and famous Olympic athletes create joy atmosphere for Live Sites Sochi 2014 visitors.
Also, educational activities for young people: "Olympic vaccination", different sport compettion such as judo, trampolining, table tennis, gymnastics, fencing, performances of the various sports schools, variety of shows, flash mobs, contests for spectators took place in Live Sites Sochi 2014.
Live Sites Sochi 2014
Live Site - is a venue with a stage, big screen, sound and lights, where the city community can gather to watch the Games, feel the spirit of competition and celebrate the victories of Russian athletes.
This is a unique project in Russia, which will connect the cities of the country, making each Olympic day a cultural event for the citizens. The main goal of the project is to expand the territory of Games celebration, to involve the maximum of people to their unique atmosphere and make Olympic and Paralympic Games closer to each citizen of Russia.
Live sites are a relatively new initiative, counting from the Olympic Games in Sidney in 2000 and becoming extremely popular. Similar projects were carried out in Sidney, Salt Lake City, Torino, Beijing, Vancouver and are already operating in the United Kingdom on the threshold of the Olympic Games in London 2012.
After the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London the Live Sites Sochi 2014 will continue their work. Since the autumn of 2012 and up to 2014 on screens will be broadcasting all major test events which is taking place at Olympic venues in Sochi.
At 7th of October 2013 Live Sites Sochi 2014 will be used for weekly broadcasting of Olympic Torch Relay route. Thanks to that visitors of Live Sites Sochi 2014 will see the start of torchbearers, meetings with the Olympic flame in the largest cities in Russia.
Live Sites «Sochi 2014» in your city:
- Novosibirsk – Spartak stadium
- Omsk – Sobornaya square
- Voronezh – Nikitin Square
- Krasnodar – Teatralnaya square
- Khabarovsk – Lenin stadium
- Tambov – Lenin square
- Kemerovo – Sovietov square
- Sochi – South pier
- Khanti-Mansiisk – Ledoviy sports palace
- Smolensk, Lenin Square
- Lipetsk – Peter the Great square
- Tuymen – 400-annivesary of Tuymen square
- Irkutsk – Musical Theatre square
- Ekaterinbourg – Sports palace
- Krasnoyarsk- Odiha Isle
- Moscow – VDNKH
We invite all other cities to join Live Sites project!
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