Euro 2012 stadium open in Kiev.

As Ukraine prepares for the Euro 2012 football tournament the new stadium in Kiev was opened with great fanfare on October 8. there were 60,000 in attendance with a fireworks show and Shakira performing before the crowd. The president also spoke to the people and welcomed with a mix of boo's and cheers from the crowd. The national colors were on display every where along with past Olympic champions. There was a small accident as the membrane roof was on fire from some fireworks but quickly extinguished. The stadium Olympiskiy was home to the Olympics and reconstructed for the the finals to be help in Kiev Ukraine. There is a spectacular view from the glass mezzanine surrounding the stadium.