2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony Schedule Time

Beijing Olympics Opening CeremonyThe 2008 Summer Olympics Opening ceremony will be held in the Beijing National Stadium at 8:00pm CST on August 8, 2008.

The host country, People's Republic of China, will march last as per tradition. Meanwhile, the other national teams will enter not in alphabetical order, but by stroke count with the Simplified Chinese characters.

2008 Summer Olympics Opening ceremonyPerformers: It has been announced that Canada's Celine Dion, Taiwan's Jay Chou, Britain's Sarah Brightman and China's Liu Huan would perform during the opening ceremony.

More than 80 state leaders and royals are expected to attend the opening ceremony and it will likely be the largest in Olympic history.