London Preps for End of Games

    LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01:  (EDITORS NOTE: Image was created using a smartphone and processed with Instagram.) Fans are seen outside of the Basketball Arena on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Park on August 1, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

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    London’s almost reached the finish line. As the city prepares to close the 2012 Olympic Games, many details for the closing ceremony remain secret—despite British journalists’ best efforts. Director Kim Gavin has said that the three-hour spectacular, titled “A Symphony of British Music,” will be “an elegant mashup of British music, a rich tapestry of British culture and life ... something people remember for years.” The ceremony will pay homage to the United Kingdom’s rich literary traditions and musical culture—and will reportedly include a performance by the reunited Spice Girls.

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