London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host City

August 24th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin  

The handover showed the intent, termed by the local organising committee’s (LOCOG) chief of ceremonies Bill Morris as “simple, youthful, athletic, loud and proud like London, entertaining and fun.”

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Olympic silver medalist Phillip Idowu attends the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Members of the crowd get into the party spirit as they attend the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Danny Jones, lead singer of McFly, on stage at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Katherine Jenkins performs on stage at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Katherine Jenkins performs at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Members of the crowd get into the party spirit as they attend the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: McFly perform at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Members of the cast of We Will Rock You perform at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) (Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, British pop group McFly perform for revellers as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, revellers wave flags as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, British pop group McFly perform for revellers as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, revellers wave flags as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Catherine Jenkins performs at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Members of the crowd get into the party spirit as they attend the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: People wave flags from the crowd at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch the handing over of the Olympic flag as London became the official host city of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: A young woman with her face painted smiles out from the crowd at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch the handing over of the Olympic flag as London became the official host city of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, revellers wave flags as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, British pop group McFly perform for revellers as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, revellers wave flags as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, revellers wave flags as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, British pop group McFly perform for revellers as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: Scouting For Girls perform at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON - AUGUST 24: People wave flags from the crowd at the official Olympic Games handover party outside Buckingham Palace on August 24, 2008 in London, England. Around 40,000 people turned up to watch live the handing over of the Olympic flag and celebrate as Great Britain became the hosts of the 30th modern Olympiad set for 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

London Holds A Party As It Officially Becomes The Olympic Host CityLONDON AUGUST 24: In this handout photo provided by Freud Communications, revellers wave flags as they attend the Olympic handover party on August 24, 2008 in London. (Photo by Freud Communications via Getty Images)

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