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2012 Arts & Culture

The New 'commercial' Logo

If we don't engage young people..then frankly the project is unsustainableIf we don't engage young people..then frankly the project is unsustainable

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The energy level was really bad

The future site of the 2012 Olympics — a project plagued by unanticipated costs, a disputed tax bill and worries over removing World War II bombs — is getting some extra help from a South American shaman who blessed the land.


Legacy Trust gets 'Culture' contract

Northern development agency Yorkshire Forward is linking up with the City of London to ensure the 2012 Olympics brings benefits throughout the UK. The consortium, which also includes Business in the Community, has been chosen to run a new £40m trust.


Ramadan Clash

Muslim groups from across the world are criticising the organisers of the 2012 Olympics in London after it was revealed that the games will take place over Ramadan. The most holy month in the Muslim calander, which will take place from the 21 July to 20 August in 2012, involves fasting during daylight hours and will affect an estimated 3,000 athletes.


Twisted Logic

HUGE play slides could be built in Stratford town centre if a conceptual artist has his way.


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