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Held in honor of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, People's Republic of China on August 8, 2008.  The ceremonies took place at the Beijing National Stadium, and were co-directed by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou and Chinese choreographer Zhang Jigang.  Performances were derived from traditional Chinese culture and were given by more than 15,000 dancers and musicians, often presented in groups of 2,008.  

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2008 Beijing Olympics (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
I really may not even have the words to explain how incredibly beautiful and amazing this show was.  And I'm a pretty wordy person.  You sort of expect to get swept up and inspired by these things, so you have a bit of buy-in before it even comes on.  But WOW.  SOOO many segments were just defying all logic and gravity and any other reasonable explanation of how THAT many lights and THAT many dancers and THAT incredible costuming and performance could even all coexist... and …
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