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August 6, 2008 > Logan Band, Color Guard in China for Olympics

Logan Band, Color Guard in China for Olympics

Submitted By Rick LaPlante

James Logan High School's band and color guard is in China where they will be part of the festivities leading up to the 2008 Olympics. The Logan contingent will be part of the Beijing Olympic Orchestra that is being described as the first foreign group ever to perform in Tiananmen Square.

Logan also is scheduled to be part of pre-Games performances at the Olympic Square in Tianjin, at Tianjin Olympic Stadium (following a preliminary soccer match) and at the Olympic Cultural Square in Beijing.

The band and color guard also will perform at one of the Olympic Live Stages in Beijing before televised coverage of the opening ceremonies.

While in Beijing, the group also is scheduled to see the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and other sights. After a sightseeing trip to Shanghai, the group returns home Tuesday, Aug. 12.

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