One World, One Dream. The motto of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China symbolizes what we all are, dreamers who belong to one world we call our home.
The theme of the opening ceremonies held today at the National Stadium is that of a beautiful Olympics. Indeed, beauty has graced the world through the sights and sounds at the Bird's Nest. Here are a couple, taken from the official 2008 Olympics site.
Chinese singer Liu Huan and British soprano Sarah Brightman sing the theme song, "You and Me"
Scrolls and calligraphy are displayed
A young dancer performs suspended in the air
Chinese opera and puppeteers perform
The Olympic rings are illuminated
Performers dressed as Tang dynasty ladies