There are 5 mascots for the Beijing Olympics 2008, which is Beibei the Fish, Jingjing the Panda, Huanhuan the Olympic Flame, Yingying the Tibetan Antelope and Nini the Swallow. Cute, aren't they?
The Beijing National Stadium.
This is the venue for the opening ceremony of Beijing Olympics 2008- Beijing National Stadium or also known as "The Bird's Nest" because of it's bird's nest-alike design. The stadium costs a massive RMB 3.5 billion, which is equivalent to USD 423 million, and it has a capacity of 91,000 spectators.
According to NBC, the Opening Ceremony tonight would include performances by a cast of 15,000 and declared it would be the most spectacular Olympics Opening Ceremony ever produced. Sources also said that 130.000 fireworks will be put on during the Opening Ceremony as well. Half an hour more to go, let's anticipate the exciting Opening Ceremony of Beijing Olympics 2008!