How is the closing of the Olympic Games
The country is conducting the Olympic Games, is trying to make the opening and closing ceremonies memorable, to use all possible achievements of technical thought, give a strong national flavor. However, some traditions remain unchanged and are used for processing each of the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games.
Each ceremony is accompanied by the closure of the general march of the athletes. All the delegations that took part in the games, the stadium includes a single column. One athlete from each country carries the flag, followed by marching all athletes, without any grouping and differences. During the ceremony, athletes mix and disperse around the stadium, together forming a kind of "one people." Play the national anthem of the three countries: Greece (as a sign of respect for the country to which were invented by the Olympic Games), the host country and the country in which will be held next Winter or Summer Olympics. At the same time these countries flags raised - the Greek flag on the right flagpole, the flag of the host country - the central, left the flagpole is the country where the next Olympics scheduled. This is followed by Antwerp ceremony, during which the mayor, organized the games, according to the International Olympic Committee President a special Olympic flag. For this purpose, there are three flags, adorned with fringe and attached to the flagpole with colorful ribbons. This Antwerp flag provided by the International Committee at the Summer Olympics in 1920 the city of Antwerp and passed to the next host city of the Summer Games up to the Games in 1988, held in Seoul. The second flag - the flag of Seoul transmitted mayor of the mayor of Barcelona in 1988, he also designed for cities, conducting Summer Games. At the Winter Olympic Games 1952 in Oslo he had a third flag, it is transferred to each city which will hold the next Winter Olympics. President of the International Olympic Committee, received from the head of conductive Olympics flag of the city, passes it to the mayor of the next city where the Olympics is planned. He, in turn, is eight times this flag flaps. A nation that takes the next Olympic Games, is the culture of theater and dance performances. Then the speeches, President of the Organizing Committee of the Olympic host country and President of the International Olympic Committee. They are officially closed and the Olympic Games are invited to meet again in four years for the following games. To the sounds of the anthem playing extinguish the Olympic flame, lowered the flag and carry it to the stadium.