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Olympic Look of Athens
During the day Athens hosts the games. At night the city celebrates them.
"Catch the Light: Routes through Athens", five routes of light reflect the different aspects of the city. Nine artists and design teams from around the world present interactive installations alongside the routes
At the world’s greatest sports event, Olympic design carries the burden of connecting visually the values of the Olympic ideal within the context of the values of the host city.
The combination of colours that compose the so-called “Look of the Games”, create an electric atmosphere
An olive leaf served as the inspiration for the first Olympic Torch that will travel to all five continents, carrying the message of peace for the Olympic Games of 2004. The ATHENS 2004 Olympic Torch is designed to resemble an olive leaf
Four Greek cities - Thessaloniki, Patras, Heraklio and Volos – had the seldom honour of being the Olympic Cities that hosted the Football tournament during the Olympic Games. The Olympic Cities responded to the requirements of the sport and of the Olympic Family to the utmost of their ability