Posts Tagged ‘The Olympic Flame’s journey’

The flame’s journey starts in Olympia, Greece.

The Olympic Flame’s journey starts in Olympia, Greece home of the Olympics and arrives in the UK on May 18, 2012 before setting out on a 70-day Torch Relay. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, where a fire was kept burning throughout the celebration of the ancient Olympics. The Olympic Torch is ignited several months before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games at the site of the ancient Olympics. (more…)