2018 By the Book: Olympic Ceremonies

Munich proposes a ceremony venue that will hold up to 70,000 people. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the Olympic ceremony stadium plans of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

Munich proposes a ceremony venue that will hold up to 70,000 people. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the Olympic ceremony plans of Annecy, Munich and PyeongChang. By the Book is an exclusive series of reports by Around the Rings based on the bid books presented by the three 2018 bids.

Annecy

Opening Ceremony: Friday, February 9, 2018

Closing Ceremony: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Name: Ceremonies Theater

Location: Annecy lakeshore

Capacity: 42,000

$32.5 million (USD) for temporary construction

Munich

Opening Ceremony: Friday, February 9, 2018

Closing Ceremony: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Name: Munich Olympic Stadium

Location: Ice Park

Capacity: 70,000

PyeongChang

Opening Ceremony: Friday, February 9, 2018

Closing Ceremony: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Name: Alpensia Jumping Park

Location: ski jumping arena

Capacity: 60,000

$14 million (USD) for temporary construction (venue used for ski jumping)

By the Book is a series of reports on the 2018 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

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