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Olympic torch begins journey on last day before opening ceremony

07-26-2012 20:00 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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The Olympic torch has begun its journey on the last day before the opening ceremony of the Games.

The torch departed from the Roundhouse in Camden and made its way through the center of London to Westminster. After the torch arrived at the Roundhouse, it passed through the building accompanied by a mass choral performance by 75 singers from Camden-based community choirs.

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered along the road to witness the grand event. So far the flame has visited famous London landmarks, including St Paul’s Cathedral and the Millennium Bridge. It will continue on to Trafalgar Square, Downing Street and Buckingham Palace.

The day will finish in Hyde Park, where classical soloist Tyler Rex will light a celebration cauldron on stage at the final evening celebration of the Olympic Torch Relay.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CCTV.com

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