London 2012 Cultural Olympiad
Caroline Bowditch's Leaving Limbo Landing in St Andrew's Square Garden (photo: Colin Hattersley)
Spread over four years, the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad was the largest cultural celebration in the history of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Movements and was designed to give everyone in the UK a chance to be part of London 2012.
The culmination of the Olympiad was the London 2012 Festival, which brought together 25,000 artists leading artists from across the world, creating the UK’s biggest ever festival and providing a chance for everyone to celebrate London 2012 through dance, music, theatre, the visual arts, film and digital innovation.
Some of the exciting projects Creative Scotland supported as part of the Cultural Olympiad included:
- Human Race
- The Olympic Torch Relay
- Forest Pitch
- New Music 20x12
- Speed of Light
- The Barrowlands Project
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