The Paralympic Games shutting rite tonight will underline flames, armed army personnel, a multitude of “travellers” – and Coldplay.
Games bosses yesterday partially carried a deceive on a calm of a show, dubbed a Festival of Flame, during a Olympic Stadium in Stratford.
British chart-toppers Coldplay – who have been paid £1 for their services – will play an “unusual setlist” designed to paint a seasons of a year.
But organisers refused to endorse either American artists Jay-Z and Rihanna would be among those fasten them on stage.
Director Kim Gavin, who was also behind a Olympic shutting ceremony, said: “We compensate reverence to a tellurian suggestion for this smashing competition and tellurian feat of a final dual weeks.
“We have put together a singular organisation of people who charge a stadium, and move this festival to life. The whole night is a jubilee of a fire finally going out.”
More than 1,000 volunteers assimilated Coldplay for a operation of tonight’s festivities during a automobile park in Dagenham progressing this week.
Mr Gavin added: “There is no narrative. It’s not only a unison and we’re not only looking during Coldplay, we have illusory visuals and extraordinary stunts going on. It is a partnership all round.”
Steve Daldry, conduct of Olympics ceremonies, reliable other recording artists had wanted to be concerned in a shutting ceremony, though pronounced Mr Gavin had a prophesy for it to “revolve around one act”.
“Those requests have been incited down,” he said. “We’re not revelation that special guest will be branch up.”
Hinting during some of a show’s content, Mr Gavin pronounced it would be “less ‘spangly’, some-more raw, [with] some-more fire and some-more about a people”.
He pronounced a organisation of “travellers” would also be concerned in “storming a stadium”.
Athletes will be on a margin of play when a uncover begins, and armed army crew will betray a Union dwindle before a inhabitant anthem.
Members of a Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy who helped with confidence during London 2012 have been invited to attend a event.
Mr Daldry said: “I consider that phenomenon a Union dwindle with a (armed army charity) Help For Heroes will be devastatingly emotional. we consider that it is suitable that they should be there during a really start and a really centre of a ceremony.”
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