The BeiJing 北京 2008 Paralympics Opening Ceremony

The artistic performances (in HD).

Featuring an innovative performance of Ravel's Bolero, with a young girl survivor of the SiChuan earthquake earlier that year, plus Debussy's Claire de Lune, and much, much more (including the lighting of the torch) ...

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