Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles July 25th 2015

2011 Special Olympics World Games Opening Ceremony in Athens, Greece

The inspiring Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2015 in the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the only venue in the world to host two Olympiads (1932 and 1984), two Super Bowls (I and VII) and one World Series (1959).  The star-studded show will celebrate the true stars of the Games – the athletes of Special Olympics – with exciting entertainment, the Parade of Athletes and the culmination of the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run and lighting of the Special Olympics cauldron. Broadcast internationally by ESPN, fans around the world will be able to participate in this memorable start to the World Games!
Text and Photo credits: http://www.la2015.org
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Scandinavia was proudly representing at the Special Olympics World Game International lunch meeting this past week in LA.

 Joni Sighvatsson – Honorary Consul of Iceland, Linda Bragadottir – Honorary Vice Consul of Iceland, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, SACC-LA’s President Gudrun Giddings and Jussi Salonen, commercial attaché from Finland.