Paraylmpics: Festival of the Flame

The Paralympics closing ceremony celebrates the exuberant spirit of festivals and the circle of the seasons.

Windstorm: Horn blowers signal the wind is coming the dreamers awaken to protect, as a storm is on the way.

Raising the Flag: This segment honours servicemen & women.

Heart of Many Nations: As the flags of 164 participating nations enter the stadium, as Mackenzie delivers a speech (mesmerizing, spellbinding speech) from atop the sundial stage.

Truck invasion: As circle patterns are burnt into the ground (arghhh, harming mother earth) a motorcade of amazing trucks invade the stadium to entrancing music by David Arnold.

Spirit of the Games: Dr Whang Youn Dai, tireless champion of the olympic movement presents two awards to athletes. Then recognition is given to the games maker volunteers by six newly elected members of the IPC Athlete’s council.

Autumn: Coldplay open their set which travels through the seasons, as they entertain the crowd with ‘us against the world’, ‘yellow’, ‘up in flames’ and ‘paradise’

Winter: Blue painted warriors appear alongside the snow queen as Coldplay perform ’42’, ‘god put a smile on your face’

Spring: Rihanna enters singing ‘princess of china’ after coldplay signal spring is here with ‘clocks’ and ‘charlie brown’.

Summer: Coldplay perform ‘strawberry swing’ with the British Paraorchestra before Coldplay & Rihanna sing ‘we found love’ as summer is introduced by a festival dance signalling ‘viva la vida’

Alo Rio: The Paralympic handover ceremony to Brazil, Rio.

Joy: The Rio 2016 begins with popstars and ‘dance battles’ among disabled and non-disabled dancers.

The Final Flame: President of the International Paralympic committee, Sir Philip Craven and Chief of London 2012 Organising Committee, Lord Sebastian Coe say farewell before the cauldron is extinguished and then Coldplay is joined by Jay-Z & Rihanna ‘run this town’

Finale: Coldplay perform ‘the scientist’, then the evenings cast join Coldplay for ‘every teardrop is a waterfall’

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