The Greenest Games Ever?

The Rio 2016 olympic games opening ceremony put sustainability at the heart of its creative programme and this infused all other elements of protocol. The Olympic cauldron was deliverately small[…]


With just a few days to go before the start of the Rio2016 Olympic Games, here’s a short film about what the journey from the airport into the city feels[…]

The Rio 2016 Cultural Olympiad

Find here a selection of images from the ceremony organised by Rio 2016 Cultural Olympiad to mark the final one year countdown to the opening of the Games. You can[…]

Rio 2016: One year to go

Culture @ the Olympics editor, Dr Beatriz Garcia is in Brazil during the first week in August 2015 to meet with key figures behind Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games preparations, as[…]

The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation

Find here access to a completely re-designed version of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Evaluation Summary, including a more accessible and visually attractive overview of key statistics and related qualitative[…]

The Cultural Narrative of Sochi 2014

The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) Herald has published a new article by Beatriz Garcia. Find the full reference, brief summary and link to the English version below. A Russian version[…]