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Culture & creativity

London 2012 Olympics

The London 2012 Games are not just about sport. They will also celebrate cultures, people and languages-in London, the UK and around the world.

Film Nation: Shorts


A London 2012 short film-making competition for young people aged 14-25

Film Nation: Shorts

More about the programme

Young film-makers can get their work showcased at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games through Film Nation: Shorts.

14 -25 year olds are invited to create short films celebrating the values of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Cultural Olympiad


The four year Cultural Olympiad kicked off in September 2008 with a huge range of inspirational programmes happening and being developed

Cultural Olympiad

More about the programme

The founder of the Olympic Movement believed that the Olympic Games should be ‘the marriage of sport and art’. London 2012 is therefore developing a UK wide culture programme and there will be opportunities near you to get involved.

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