With just days away from the 2012 summer Olympic Games in London, the former Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney confirmed on BBC Radio 5 Live that he will perform the closing act of the opening ceremony on Friday July 27.
He also performed at the Queen’s Diamond jubilee concert outside the Buckingham Palace on June 4, thrilling thousands of spectators.
The opening ceremony, known as “Isles of Wonder”, produced by Oscar-winning film director Danny Boyle has not yet unveiled its official line up, but it is sure to display the world the best that a host nation could offer.
According to sources, lighting the Olympic cauldron will declare the grand opening of 2012 summer Olympics followed by a sequence of speeches.
The Olympic opening and closing ceremonies are viewed by over four billion people around the world.