Olymipic Opening Ceremony

By Tim HippsAugust 11, 2008

Six hundred people were involved in the installation, ignition, direction, supervision and safety of setting off 11,456 fireworks from 287 points atop the stadium and 8,428 more from 27 positions in the central area during the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Aug. 8.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Six hundred people were involved in the installation, ignition, direction, supervision and safety of setting off 11,456 fireworks from 287 points atop the stadium and 8,428 more from 27 positions in the central area during the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Aug. 8. (Photo Credit: Tim Hipps) VIEW ORIGINAL