Events update for Olympic Live Site in Festival Square

14 - 20 MAY: LIVE OPERA, HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN WITH THE SCOTTISH CUP, THE BIG DANCE, OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY ARRIVES ON BRITISH SOIL

Wednesday 16 May 10.30am to 6pm

Scottish Football Assocation's UEFA Grassroots Day, with portable football pitches and coaching. The Scottish Cup will be present during this event and members of the public can have their photographs taken with it. Hibs and Hearts mascots will also be at the event.

Thursday 17 May, from 6.30pm

Puccini's La bohème broadcast live from The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Presented by Deborah Bull and Zeb Soanes.

Opera's greatest love story returns in this beautifully detailed traditional production starring Anja Harteros and Joseph Calleja. Perfect for new opera audiences the free BP Summer Big Screen live relay of Puccini's La bohème, the story of a struggling poet whose life changes forever after meeting a beautiful fragile young woman, is the ideal place to start.

La Boheme by Royal Opera

 Seats will be laid out in Festival Square for people to enjoy the live performance via the Big Screen. The evening will commence with a performance by Scottish opera group Aria Alba at 6.45pm.  

 Friday 18 May

 1pm

 The Big Dance Schools Pledge. A multi-venue Guinness World Record attempt for the "Largest Dance Routine".

During the day, coverage on the Big Screen of the Olympic Torch's arrival in the UK. 

Saturday 19 May and Sunday 20 May

Twice-hourly live coverage of the first two full days of the Olympic Torch Relay. NB coverage will be more frequent when the Torch arrives in Scotland.

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