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Cultural Olympiad 'biggest festival ever'

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Those who missed out on tickets for the 2012 Olympics can be comforted by the news that the Cultural Olympiad, which has already started, will reach its peak during the games next year.

Arts editor Will Gompertz explains why it has made "so little impact".

And chief executive of the Royal Opera House, Tony Hall, who is chairing events, describes how great it will be.


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