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1 WARM UP FOR THE GAMES! Entry by D.L.F. Public School, India Class IX A

2 Entry Details Entrant – D.L.F. Public School, India Entry Type – PowerPoint Presentation Entry Theme – Welcome The World To London And The UK

3 Here We Come, London! Navya IX-A DLF Public School

4 The Socio-Cultural Side Of The UK Arish School Reporter BBC News

5 Religion Christianity is the religion prevalent among the people of the United Kingdom. The Church of England has influenced the world for years. Lately, other faiths have also been gaining popularity in the UK, most notably Islam.

6 Literature There have been numerous British authors who have influenced the world around them, and are remembered decades after their demise. There have also been many pioneers and innovators – famous authors who devised their own genres, poetic devices and more. Examples of famous British writers include the colossal William Shakespeare, the renowned Professor J.R.R. Tolkien and the contemporary but equally famous J.K. Rowling.

7 Media The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) was the first broadcaster in the world. It has maintained its reputation as a moving force and a medium for the voicing of all views. Even today, the BBC is as popular as it was when it was founded in 1922.

8 Sport Many sports have developed due to innovations brought in by the UK. Cricket, now a game that billions across the globe enjoy, originated in the moors and fields of the UK, and developed even as the British people developed. London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, will be experiencing the honor of hosting the Olympic Games thrice in July 2012.

9 Influence The influence of the UK on the world has always been immense. The Industrial Revolution, which traces its origins to the UK, brought radical changes to the socio- economic aspect of life. Also, many pioneers in fields ranging from science and technology to performing arts are from the UK.

10 Warm Up For The Games! The London Olympics are here, Light the fire within. Let go of fear, The Games are all set to begin! Its one world, its one dream, Lets celebrate together! Come out and scream, Its now or never. Lets dare to dream, And celebrate The Games. Come support your team, The fiery passion within burns like flames Nivedita IX-A DLF Public School

11 LONDON Londinium as the Romans knew it over two millennia ago, is a leading global city, capital city of London with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. London Heathrow is the worlds busiest airport by number of passengers. It is a major tourist attraction city. Rishabh IX-A DLF Public School

12 LONDON Rishabh IX-A DLF Public School The main Tourist attractions of London are the 4 UNESCO world heritage sites, Tower of London (Her majestys Royal Palace and Fortress), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew gardens), Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St. Margarets Church (combined) and Greenwich (the zero degree latitude). In 2012, London will become the first city to host the modern Summer Olympic Games thrice. This article displays a short travel guide to the visitors of the Olympics welcoming them to London.

13 There are also a number of parks and gardens one can visit in London. British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, National History Museum, London Eye, Science Museum, Tower of London, National Maritime Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Madame Tussaud are the most visited places of London. LONDON Rishabh IX-A DLF Public School Other places include Other famous landmarks include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Piccadilly Circus, St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, Trafalgar Square, Wembley Stadium and Millenium.

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