The Olympics trace their origins to ancient times in Greece's Peloponnese region about 3000 years ago, where sporting competitions held in Olympia every four years became known as the Olympic Games.

While the exact start date remains unclear, written sources often mention 776 BC. The Games' origins are intertwined with mythology.

The period between Ancient Games editions, known as an "Olympiad," served as a dating system.

In 1894, Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin proposed reviving the Olympic Games. The first modern Olympics were held in 1896 in Athens, marking their revival. Paris previously hosted the Olympics in 1924.

See our program below:

From 12th of July to 08th of September


12/07 - 08/09

"Regard sur les jeux"
Photography exhibition

Olympic games

1908 - 1996

Guided visit on the 27th July

27/07

From 9:30am to 12:00 pm 

Opening ceremony PARIS 2024 broadcast

Petit déjeuner

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27/07 - 11/08

Daily Olympic Games Broadcast


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When : Saturdays 21st of September - Saturday 30th of November - 9AM to 1PM
Where
: Alliance Française Auckland's garden
Cost : Free