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Olympic Journey Exhibition, London : Story of the Games

Olympics Exhibition, Royal Opera House – design by Hypsos

19 Jul 2012

Olympic Journey Exhibition

The Olympic Journey, story of the Games

27 Jul – 12 Aug 2012

Hypsos in London the 19th of July 2012 – Behind the great spectacle of the Olympic Games lie powerful human stories. The purpose of the exhibition ‘The Olympic Journey, story of the Games’ is to inspire visitors from all over the world at the London Olympic Games by highlighting some of the remarkable athletes and tales from the rich history of the Games. BP and the Royal Opera House have joined forces with the Olympic Museum to create this free exhibition, designed by leading London exhibition designer Hypsos, which is staged at the Royal Opera House for the duration of the Olympic Games.

Olympic Journey Exhibition, Story of the Games, London
image © Hypsos

The Olympic Journey, story of the Games, is telling the Olympic story through the endeavours of ancient and modern Olympians, reminding us of the extraordinary achievements of which human beings are capable. The exhibition will take visitors on a journey starting in ancient Greece, the original home of the Olympic Games, through the vision of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the man behind the revival of the Games many centuries later. The experience will continue with the stories and inspirational achievements of iconic Olympic athletes of the last hundred years of Olympic history and will feature all of the Olympic medals and Torches of the modern Games.

Olympic Journey Exhibition London Games
image © Hypsos

Francis Gabet, Director of The Olympic Museum stated earlier this year: ‘Exhibits from The Olympic Museum have been displayed in different Olympic host cities before, but this exhibition is particularly exciting: it is much more ambitious and will truly bring the Olympic spirit to London.’ The exhibition is part of the LOCOG (The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) and the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

Hypsos has a full turnkey roll on this temporary Olympic Museum, from design to build, install and maintain during The Games. Steered from London by creative director Tim Anderson, preparations for this remarkable exhibition started almost a year ago. Due to the short build-up time the entire exhibition has been set up, tested and perfected in all secrecy in the factory of exhibition designer Hypsos in the Netherlands. From there it was shipped back to The Royal Opera House in London.

The Olympic Journey, story of the Games Exhibition – Information

Exhibition: The Olympic Journey, story of the Games”
Designed by: Hypsos
Open: from the 27 Jul – 12 Aug 2012
Location: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Tickets are not necessary for this exhibition
Copyrights photos: Hypsos

About Hypsos

Hypsos is part of the multifaceted Hypsos Group, which specializes in 3D communication. The newly opened Infrastructure Gallery in Hong Kong, the Picasso Exhibition in Abu Dhabi and the Johnson & Johnson Pavilion at the Olympics in Beijing are just a few examples of the creativity and craftsmanship of Hypsos worldwide in the field of museums, exhibitions, science centres and visitor attractions. Hypsos are based in The Netherlands.

The Olympic Journey, story of the Games exhibition images / information from Hypsos

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