2008-08-08 15:32:30 GMT2008-08-08 23:32:30 (Beijing Time)Xinhua English
Performers paint on a giant scroll during the opening ceremony for the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 8, 2008.(AP Photo)
BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The opening ceremony of the 29th Olympic Games started at 8 p.m. Friday in the National Stadium in Beijing. Attending the ceremony are Chinese President Hu Jintao and more than 80 heads of state and government and royals.
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