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London's Olympic handover performance

2008-08-24 13:41:22 GMT2008-08-24 21:41:22 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

The photo taken on Aug. 24, 2008 shows a red double-decker bus during the eight-minute performance prepared by London, host city of the next summer Olympic Games in 2012, at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games closing ceremony held in the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, Beijing, capital of China.(Xinhua Photo)

The photo taken on Aug. 24, 2008 shows a red double-decker bus during the eight-minute performance prepared by London, host city of the next summer Olympic Games in 2012, at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games closing ceremony held in the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, Beijing, capital of China.(Xinhua Photo)

Singer Leona Lewis (top) and guitarist Jimmy Page perform on a bus during the eight-minute performance prepared by London, host city of the next summer Olympic Games in 2012, at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games closing ceremony held in the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 24, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2008 shows the eight-minute performance prepared by London, host city of the next summer Olympic Games in 2012, in the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, Beijing, capital of China.(Xinhua Photo)

British singer Leona Lewis performs on a bus during the eight-minute performance prepared by London, host city of the next summer Olympic Games in 2012, at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games closing ceremony held in the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 24, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

BEIJING, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- An eight-minute performance prepared by London, host city of the next summer Olympic Games in 2012, was staged in the National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, in north Beijing on Sunday night at the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games.

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