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Olympic Lighting Ceremony to be unveiled on Monday
Latest Updated at 2008-March-24 09:30:42

 

Maria Nafpliotou, the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia upholds the Olympic flame at the last rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 23, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Photo: Xinhua]

 

Maria Nafpliotou (front), the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia lights the torch at the last rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 23, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Photo: Xinhua]

Maria Nafpliotou (R), the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia lights the torch at the last rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 23, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Photo: Xinhua]

Maria Nafpliotou, the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia lights the Olympic flame at a rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 22, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Xinhua]

Maria Nafpliotou, the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia carries the Olympic flame at a rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 22, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Xinhua]

Maria Nafpliotou (front), the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia upholds the Olympic flame at a rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 22, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Xinhua]

Priestesses perform with olive branches at a rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 22, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Xinhua]

Maria Nafpliotou (L), the High Priestess of the Flame-lighting Ceremony in Ancient Olympia and a Greek boy perform at a rehearsal before the Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games in ancient Olympia, Greece March 22, 2008. The ceremony will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Xinhua]

Liu Hongliang (L), son of Liu Changchun, China's first athlete to compete at modern Olympics in 1936 and Taiwan pop star Leehom Wang hold the Beijing Olympic torch at Panathenaic Stadium in Athens March 22, 2008. The Lighting Ceremony for the Beijing Olympic Games will be officially held at 11 o' clock a.m. on Monday local time. [Xinhua]

Editor: Yan

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