Emeli Sande, Eliza Doolittle and General Fiasco to celebrate the Olympic Torch's passage through Scotland
- Year of Creative Scotland
- 28 May 2012
This article is from 2012.
Scotland will burst into song as the Olympic Flame weaves its way across Scotland from 8–14 June, before reappearing on 21 June.
Your community will be alive with the sound of song as a fusion of local favourites, new commissions, anthems, pop songs and traditional music help build the excitement of this once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Olympic Flame. Each region will also host various events and celebrations along the route.
Glasgow will host the first evening celebration in Scotland on 8 June featuring Emeli Sandé, Eliza Doolittle and General Fiasco. Emeli Sandé will also feature at Scotland’s four other evening celebrations - Inverness (9 June), Aberdeen (11 June), Dundee (12 June), and Edinburgh (13 June) - presented by the London 2012 Torch Relay partners Bank of Scotland, Coca Cola and Samsung, and each with a local flavour.
A truly once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Olympic Flame, make sure you line the streets to cheer on the Torchbearers in your community and enjoy a resounding Summer of Song.
Stand by for exciting announcements as the Olympic Torch Relay travels the across the UK.
Itineraries of what to see and do in Scotland as the Olympic Flame passes are available on visitscotland.com/creative