The Occult Symbolism of the 2012 Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies

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Watched by almost a billion viewers across all five continents, the 2012 Olympic ceremonies were, for a few hours, the focal point of the world. As is the case for most high-profile media events, the world elite’s messages, symbols and agenda were part of the show. We’ll look at the occult symbolism of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics.

Olympic ceremonies are often among the most watched TV events on the planet. They are an exceptional chance for the host countries to showcase their greatness through a grandiose, elaborate and massive show. The 2012 London Olympics were no exception as England’s history, culture and accomplishments were thoroughly celebrated and applauded. Some moments were grand, others were funny; some were dark and even disturbing. Other moments were highly symbolic, reflecting the agenda of the occult elite. Given that London is one of the power capitals of the world, it would have been more surprising if the symbolism and philosophy of the global elite had not been infused throughout the ceremonies.

Of course, not everything was symbolic in that sense and not everything was in-your-face, but over the course of the several hours that the ceremonies lasted, a good deal of symbolism was communicated to billion of viewers around the world. Let’s look at the most symbolic moments of the 2012 London Olympics.

Opening Ceremony

The ceremonies were designed and coordinated by Danny Boyle, director of the movies Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire. Entitled Isles of Wonder, the opening ceremony focused on the history of England and the actors that influenced it. The journey began in ancient and mythical England then traveled through the industrial revolution, ending in modern times. The story was told using specific symbols and references that recall the occult side of Great Britain.

Green and Pleasant Land

The show begins in pastoral England, complete with farmers and cricket players. There are also many symbols alluding to its ancient mystical lore. The focal point of the show is a hill that is said to have magical properties: Glastonbury Tor.

The mythical spirally hill named Glastonbury Tor overlooks pastoral England. This recreation of the Tor is topped by a giant oak tree, a tree considered sacred by Celtic Druids and representative of the Supreme Deity.

Glastonbury Tor is one of the oldest sacred sites in England. Believed to be at the intersection of powerful ley lines, the Tor is related to many mystical stories and legends. For instance, it is thought to be Avalon from the legend of King Arthur and his 12 knights, a story that is esoterically associated with the sun and the twelve signs of the zodiac. Another legend claims that Joseph of Arimathea, the great uncle of Jesus Christ who was a tin merchant, brought young Jesus on a trip to Glastonbury. He later came back to the site and threw the chalice used by Jesus during the last supper (the fabled Holy Grail) in Chalice Well – an area of Glastonbury said to have magical powers. Archeologists have also discovered that the construction of the Gastonbury abbey involved sacred geometry “known by the builders of Egyptian pyramids” and passed down through societies of stonemasons (the originators of modern Freemasonry).

The “real” Glastonbury Tor, topped by St. Michael’s Church. The hill is the site of Christian pilgrimages and seasonal rituals practiced by ritual magicians, witches, pagans, and of various occult and spiritual festivals.

The presence of Glastonbury Tor in the Olympic stadium provides a definitively mystical and esoteric undertone to the opening ceremonies.

While countrymen work the land and run around maypoles (which incidentally bear a cosmic and phallic occult meaning), a young boy in the crowd stands up and sings part of a classical English hymn, William Blake’s Jerusalem.

William Blake is often described as a “visionary” whose artistic works were heavily inspired by Druidism, Gnosticism and Freemasonry (his depiction of the “Grand Geometrician” holding a Masonic compass is above the Rockefeller Center in New York). While some of his creations had Christian connotations, they were often told from a Gnostic and esoteric point of view. Jerusalem refers to the apocryphal story described above of Jesus visiting the “green and pleasant land” of Glastonbury with his great-uncle, Joseph of Arimathea.

And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England’s mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
On England’s pleasant pastures seen?
 
And did the Countenance Divine
Shine forth upon our clouded hills?
And was Jerusalem builded here
Among these dark Satanic Mills?
The poem asks if Jesus walked in England and founded New Jerusalem (as described in Revelation) among these “dark Satanic Mills”. This enigmatic expression is said to refer to England’s industrial revolution and the dark buildings that came with it.
Coincidentally, the next part of the opening ceremonies describe just that: The construction of “dark Satanic Mills”.

The Industrial Revolution

After the singing of the hymns, men in top hats, enter England’s Green and Pleasant land and bring about important change.

The men in top hats survey the land and shake each hands. This small elite group will coordinate the industrial revolution and get the masses to work.

The top-hat guys are lead by civil engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who stands at the base of the Tor and give a speech quoting Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The oak tree then rises from the ground and hundreds of workers emerge from under the Tor and begin transforming England’s landscape.

At this point, there are a few facts that deserve to be pointed out. First, the legend of King Arthur stipulates that the top of the Tor provided entrance to Annwn, the ancient word for the Underworld. Second, the official name of the segment about the industrial revolution is Pandemonium, which is the name of the capital of Hell in Milton’s classical work Paradise Lost. These clues indicate that London did not become New Jerusalem (a metaphor for heaven) as stated by Blake’s hymn, but literally hell on earth. And all of this pandemonium was brought about by a handful of elite men who got thousands of workers apparently emerge from the underworld and build industrial England.

Peasants of the country worked in hellish conditions to bring to reality the elite’s vision.

It is now an established fact that the bringing down of monarchies and the push for industrial revolution during the 18th century was heavily influenced by Secret Societies such as the Grand Orient Freemasons and the Bavarian Illuminati, who called for an “unshackling of science” and a “new age of Reason”. The men in top hats coordinating the transformation can therefore be associated with the secretive groups that historically engendered a new economic, political and social system during the 18th Century.

The unfolding of “Pandemonium” is depicted using two very distinct groups: Elite “thinkers” who decide and oversee the project and “workers” who work in the field and take orders. All of this happens in the Olympic stadium, which is surrounded by giant triangles with illuminated capstones – a classic symbol representing an elite ruling above masses.

The final product of Pandemonium is one big messy grey mass full of “Satanic mills” and seven phallic chimneys spitting out smoke.

Leave the Kids Alone

The next important sequence of the ceremony paid tribute to the National Health Service (NHS) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). The set combined sick kids on hospital beds with characters from English children’s literature and had a very strange and dark undertone from the start, when it began with the theme from The Exorcist, which is, in case you don’t know, a movie about a child possessed by the Devil. Odd choice.

The sequence begins with children on hospital beds who get put to sleep by nurses. Then J.K. Rowling appears and reads a quote from Peter Pan alluding to Neverland, which becomes real in the “two minutes before you go to sleep”. I couldn’t say if that was done on purpose, but many elements of this set, mostly the mix of vulnerable children in a hospital with fairy tales and the concept of blurring the lines between reality and fiction, are all associated with mind control programming. Like the Wizard of Oz and Alice of Wonderland, the story of Peter Pan is heavily used in mind control programming as victims are told to escape to “Neverland” while inducing dissociation from reality.

A child reading Peter Pan. On the page, we see a scary Captain Hook standing next to … a kid strapped to a bed? According to Franz Springmeier, Monarch programming uses a technique called “Peter Pan Programming”, in which Captain Hook represents the handler.

After J.K. Rowling’s appearance, hordes of ghouls and villains from English literature enter the stage, running after the children and scaring the crap out of them.

As if under the spell of this gigantic figure of Lord Voldemort, this young girl’s bed hovers high above the ground. Does this represent dissociation engendered by intense trauma?

While the evil characters run after the children, the nurses are completely immobile and powerless as if declaring “Health workers can do nothing when the elite’s mind control is happening behind closed doors”.

Luckily, a whole bunch of Mary Poppins fly down and shoo away the scary characters. Then, a rather creepy giant baby appears on stage.

Is it just me or does the giant baby have a big “separation” on the forehead?

The odd combination of children in a hospital and fairy tales might have been a clever way to combine two important aspects of British culture. It can also be a sick way of referring to Monarch mind control. On that note, let’s bring out Mr. Bean!

Abide With Me

Right before the Parade of Nations, the ceremony presented a dark segment that confused and disturbed more than a few viewers. Supposedly dedicated to victims of the 7/7 London Bombings, it had the feel of a dark ritual. Also, once again, we see an innocent child being preyed upon by dark forces. Despite the fact that the Christian hymn Abide With Me was playing in the background, the performance had an eerie feel, as if we were witnessing some kind of occult child sacrifice.

The set begins with a group of performers feverishly dancing under a giant orange ball resembling the sun orb. Then a young boy appears, looking somewhat lost and confused. One of the dancers approach the boy and looks to take something precious from him.

The dancer takes from the young boy an imaginary ball, which can represent his life force or maybe his soul.

Once the dancer takes the child’s soul, he taunts him with it and takes it away from him. The boy attempts to take it back but it is no use, he cannot do it. Apparently drained and resigned, the boy embraces the dancer who stole his soul.

The boy hugs the man who preyed on him and is ultimately integrated into the “dark side”.

At the end of the set, the child is at the center of the dancers and raises his hands in the air as if saying “I am reborn with the dark side”. On that creepy, disturbing note, let’s bring out the athletes!

Nations and Flames

As it is always the case, the Parade of Nations is done in a very orderly manner, with each country entering the stadium separately, in alphabetical order (we’ll see how it contrasts with the closing ceremony). Each flag was then placed at the feet of the Tor and the magical oak tree.

Once that was accomplished, the ceremony then focused on the almighty torch and the “fire that never dies”. The occult symbolism behind the torch bearer carrying the Olympic flame was discussed in my article  London 2012: The Olympic torch relay and Prometheus so I won’t dwell on that aspect, though it is very significant.

The show ended with the lighting of the Olympic cauldron which was composed of petals representing each nation present during the Olympics.

Viewed from above, the Olympic Stadium resembled a gigantic eye whose pupil was being lit.

Combined with the ever-present pyramidal structures around the Stadium, the the event became one big tribute to the Illuminati elite. Two weeks later, the closing ceremony took the Illuminati symbolism to another level.

The Closing Ceremony

Contrary to the opening ceremony that reflected on the past, the closing ceremony looked towards the future … as envisioned by the elite. Not unlike the opening ceremony, it featured a whole lot of British music and I am pretty sure that record companies paid top dollar to have their artists perform on this unique world stage. I’ll skip the music performances and focus on the core message of the closing ceremony: Celebrating the Illuminati’s New World Order.

Praise Illuminati

Contrarily to the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony was all about nations blending together into one giant global community – one of the goals of the New World Order. While, at the beginning of the games, athletes entered the stadium behind their national flag and a banner bearing the name of their countries, all of that was gone at closing ceremony. Everyone was mixed together.

We then witnessed a weird segment.

Performers used blocks to build a pyramid at the center of the stage…and began literally revering it.

“We all lay down before the almighty Illuminati pyramid”. This Illuminati blatant-ness lasted several odd minutes.

Imagine

Musical performances began with a specific song, John Lennon’s Imagine, and a specific verse from it which was considered, by some observers, to be somewhat out of place in the context of the Olympic ceremony.

As if to emphasize the words said in that verse, John Lennon was shown singing it.

Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people living life in peace

You, you may say
I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one
I hope some day you’ll join us
And the world will be as one

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people sharing all the world

Under the cauldron representing all countries joined together “as one”, young children sing Imagine.

In the context of the Olympics, where people come from all countries and all religions, this verse was a little out of place. More importantly, no countries, no religions, no possessions and “a world as one” is a good way to describe the global socialist system the elite is trying to create with the New World Order. Was Lennon envisioning a secretive group of politicians and bankers creating his perfect world? Probably not. But when you get killed by a MK-Ultra patsy, the elite can pretty do what it wants with your work and image.

Let’s Worship the Fire for, Like, a Half an Hour

After a bunch of performances (featuring a whole lot of Jessie J for some reason), the ceremony heavily focused on the Olympic cauldron. Before it is extinguished, it slightly opens up and a fiery phoenix appears above it.

As if emerging from the fire produced by the petals (representing Nations of the world), a phoenix appears above the cauldron.

The symbol of the phoenix, the bird that is reborn from its ashes, is extremely important to occult secret societies and, consequently, to the occult elite.

“The phoenix is the most celebrated of all the symbolic creatures fabricated by the ancient Mysteries for the purpose of concealing the great truths of esoteric philosophy. (…) Mediæval Hermetists regarded the phoenix as a symbol of the accomplishment of alchemical transmutation, a process equivalent to human regeneration. The name phoenix was also given to one of the secret alchemical formula. (…) In the Mysteries it was customary to refer to initiates as phoenixes or men who had been born again, for just as physical birth gives man consciousness in the physical world, so the neophyte, after nine degrees in the womb of the Mysteries, was born into a consciousness of the Spiritual world. This is the mystery of initiation to which Christ referred when he said, “Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John iii. 3). The phoenix is a fitting symbol of this spiritual truth.”
– Manly P. Hall, Secret Teachings of All Ages

While the phoenix represents spiritual rebirth on an individual level, it can also represent the rebirth of the entire world from its ashes – as a New World Order.

This gigantic mural situated inside the UN’s Security Council Chamber in New York features a phoenix rising from a world in ashes.

Right after the apparition of the phoenix above the Olympic cauldron, the boy band Take That performed a song with a rather symbolic title, considering the context: Rule The World.

With a phoenix rising above all nations as a backdrop, Take That sings “Rule the World”. This is getting pretty blatant.

After the song, a bunch of ballet dancers dressed as phoenixes hopped around, as if revering and giving tribute to the fiery bird above them.

Praising the phoenix in a ritualistic and celebratory manner.

At midnight, the Olympic cauldron and the petals representing each country are slowly extinguished, but the phoenix, representing the occult elite and the New World Order, stays lit above it. In other words, as the nations of the world slowly disappear, a New World Order will emerge. On that note, let’s listen to The Who!

 

In Conclusion

Olympic Ceremonies traditionally showcase the host Nation’s history and culture, but also celebrates those behind the games: the occult elite. Since London is a power capital of the world with a rich occult history ranging from the Knight Templars to influential Masonic lodges, and not forgetting prominent occultists advising the royals such as John Dee and Sir Francis Bacon, is it surprising to see this aspect of History being referred to in a symbolic matter?

While obviously not everything during Olympic ceremonies related to Illuminati symbolism, there were plenty of elements inserted throughout to get the message across. In the end, the Olympic games, like many other media events, turned into a worldwide mega ritual celebrating the goals and the symbolism of the world elite. On that note, let’s bring out the Spice Girls!

 

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453 Comments on "The Occult Symbolism of the 2012 Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies"


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event13
2 years 5 months ago

As a fairly new visitor to this site (but not to these subjects), i find myself wanting to comment on old subjects as I review V.G's take on previous events, so bare with me if I'm covering old ground. Firstly I enjoyed this analysis by V.G., I remember watching this occult ritual live on tv and literally shouting at the television in total disgust as £12,000,000 of british taxpayers money was used to celebrate ritual child abuse, mind control, saturnism , the total enslavement of mankind and and possibly worst of all, the resurrection of the career of Kenneth Branagh.… Read more »

William
1 year 4 months ago

I have the video of the Olympics ritual in China, the one part that really stood out was of the white dove formed by people in white suits, it actually morphs into a white dragon. Now, there was a signal disruption at that time they all formed the Dove flying over a silvery sword. It got stuck and the signal kept repeating and it just morphed into a dragon. Was that intentional?

Lava
3 years 5 days ago

I see a lot of good comments on here.. but then some of you go off on a christian stand point.. and it's all wrong. Why can't people see that Religion is the biggest, and most effective form of mind control? Religion was man – made by the elite to control the masses. and in my opinion, they're doing a helluva good job with it, and have been for centuries.

JacobEzekiel
3 years 11 days ago

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/election-graph

Here is a NEWS GRAPHIC that shows how Obama REALLY WON the election… (Notice the Pheonix…)

They are bringing the US/West down to burn in it's own ashes… then it will be 'reborn' – as the mythical pheonix does – from it's ashes as the NWO…

Sam
3 years 5 months ago

Now this just takes the cake on what the fate of the world will be like in these upcoming dark times under the NWO. Through this thorough research you have done VC, (thank you by the way) it just goes to show just how we few "awakened" ones feel about both olympic ceremonies: Sick, disgusting, filthy…you name it because of how ever-sinister the occult elite plans to bring down every nation on every continent subject to inferiority under its rule and dark machinations. This forever strengthens my hope and faith that something better can be done about this because of… Read more »

Conspiracy Junction
2 years 1 month ago

The closing ceremony of the Paralympics was even weirder. Please check it out, very grimdark and loads of symbolism. The main stage was an Icelandic witch rune symbol. And lets not forget the marching flamethrowers and giant flaming serpent tongued 'sun king'.

Annie Mitchell
2 years 1 month ago

These blasted mother so and so. I'm so angry it's an outrage!.

13 year old girl
2 years 3 months ago

This article made me laugh so much because every single thing written in here is what me and my dad saw while watching London 2012 on TV (even the though the stadium is three minutes from my house) Nearly every single thing written here is what my dad mentioned. When Imagine came on my dad was like "They're totally messing up the real meaning of this song." And we just burst into laughter when Take That performed Rule the World. Like it says above, it was so blatantly obvious that was being implied. The mix of Illuminati signs and symbols… Read more »

Agnes
2 years 5 months ago

And Mr- Bean made his gig synchronized to "Chariot's of Fire" OST by Vangelis…

chives
2 years 7 months ago

The Opening Ceremonies dont say much about the occult from my perspective, but the closing ceremonies definitely do depict alot of spiritualism

Chrissy333
2 years 9 months ago

What was the event that happened after the Olympics? SANDY HOOK! I believe Sandy Hook to be a ritualistic sacrifice related to Saturnalia. Saturnalia was a pagan Roman holiday that began around December 17th which is around the time Sandy Hook happened. It was the celebration of the rebirth of Saturn which was symbolized by the dying of the old king to usher in the new king. A victim was chosen and sacrificed and then celebrations ensued including feasting and orgies. This usually lasted for about 2 weeks. The birth of the new king was celebrated on December 25th. The… Read more »

Chrissy333
2 years 9 months ago

I found an excellent site at saturndeathcult.com

MagicRealist
2 years 11 months ago

The gods are beautiful. Reclaim your humanity.

Topaz
3 years 2 days ago

It seems as if there isn't much we can do to prevent the Illuminati from taking over. As many said before, the Bible's prophecies must come to pass. It is rather sad that most people of this world are either Illuminati or completely ignorant and brain-washed. On a happier note, your articles are very wonderful.

David
3 years 5 days ago

Hey VC, just wanna say that u r a blessing to everyone who comes to this site and that I pray to Almighty God that he keeps u safe and well as u continue to expose the obvious that me and many others failed to see for ourselves :) Also wanted to point something out that might possibly have been overlooked(after reading many of ur articles I'm kinda getting used to this lol), namely the blue lights in the first picture of this article in the background seem to be forming the masonic symbol all around the stadium, its presence… Read more »

ask
3 years 10 days ago

I was a practicing occultist and these observations are spot on. I am glad to live in a time when the general population is aware of these things. Especially the comment from the young viewers. That world exists and unfortunately much of what happens in the world is constructed by these believer's. And even more unfortunate is the evil they worship is real. I wish I could say it is all superstition. And I wish I could say it all has a happy ending. The good news is I can't say for sure it doesnt. Don't play with that world,… Read more »

chillak
3 years 1 month ago

i have recently been researching the sandyhook incident and i see symbolism correlated here. thanks for being one of the few sites that nail this symbology!

tantrabensko
3 years 1 month ago

that's exactly why i'm reading this article again. when i saw the excerpts of the ceremony online, i was pretty traumatized myself by the reference to captain hook in particular, and i've been waiting to see what was going to happen in reference to that in the world. now, i believe it to be sandy hook. when the shooting happened, a new movie was showing in the theaters, peter pan, starring captain hook.

WashGirl
3 years 1 month ago

I watched the closing ceremony and thought it was one of the most demonic things I've ever seen. It set the record in 2012 with the lit up pyramids in the entire background as well as the men on the bicycles who looked like aliens and the rising phoenix. That experiment done many years ago proves that you can make people believe just about anything because I'm sure someone will say that it is okay but its not.

rd
3 years 3 months ago

The baby symbolizes the anti christ, similar to the one on cathedral de st. John divine.
Did you also notice the illuminating olympic rings sorta looking like UFO s symbolizing aliens "of old"?

Ty for the breakdown
Not gonna lie I always try to find evil shit in Everything I see/hear but this ceremony was too real and kind of scary.

chidi
3 years 3 months ago

…there are two things to consider… 1) Are these symbolic events and setups ways of conveying messages to subconcious/concious by these luciferian perverts?? 2)Or are these so events abused to actually carry out mass rituals for potency and effect… or both??? take for instance the previous olympics in china … a nest like location..references to eggs..conception…intercourse. And now in the london olympics a giant.baby pops out…what is the babg for exactly???oh bey maybe its a pole vault gold medalist…nope. super symbolic of a birth…a creation. the entire closing ceremony was filled with dark meanings. it reeks of evil. the end… Read more »

a person
3 years 3 months ago

ok let me just say PAGANS DO NOT WORSHIP THE DEVIL

a person
3 years 3 months ago

anyone agree or disagree please feel free to tell me

pam green
3 years 3 days ago

I agree. And let me say that the religions of indigenous peoples like the NativeAmericans and Africans are some of the least likely traditions to be appropriated by the 'Illuminati'. To me, one of the greatest weaknesses of the Illuminati or the Western occult traditions is the fact that they are based on bullshit. The ancient Western occult traditions were not carried on or preserved; they were lost! They survived as scraps and were constantly being reinvented by quacks and con artists! The Illuminati are certainly to be feared because of their entrenched political and financial power, their control of… Read more »

Josh
3 years 3 months ago

on the 49th minute when them demons come to terrify the children i noticed the nurses make a hand symble. the left index finger in the middle of the palm on the right hand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4As0e4de-rI

What does that mean?

Jon
3 years 4 months ago

I can see what you mean on most topics but mind control is not the main purpose for all this stuff. I think you should look else where for your meaning. If anything, religion is mind control.

If you want to see a program about mind control watch sherlock-baskerville episode. That, I must admit is all about monarch mind control. x

Pjotr
3 years 4 months ago

"When they first announced the presence of Prince Harry just before the start of the ceremony, I was wondering why he looked so unhappy and downright uncomfortable. As the ceremony unfolded I began to understand why. Every time the camera panned him, his brow was furrowed and he just looked stressed out. I thought it very peculiar. Well now I know why thanks to your description. I also wondered where his brother was, no mention of him at all. " I am glad you mentioned it. At first I didn't understand why the Queen looked so nervous. Can she smile… Read more »

Peter
3 years 4 months ago

Mr VC, Scrupulous analysis, meaningful conclusions! Well-done! Yet, the real question remains: How? How to use this knowledge? How is it useful? Here is what I found: "Then Jesus said to them, "A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you; he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going." John 12:35 My conclusion based on the verse above: 1. If we spend too much time studying/walking around the works of the darkness, we miss out on precious time studying the truth. 2. Studying the manifestation of… Read more »

bobo
3 years 4 months ago

The only event where the world comes together in peace.

it dosnt matter if the so call elite are operating here theres nothing more beautifull than the olympics for humanity

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