The Olympic cauldron where the Olympic flame burned during the Montreal Olympic Games in 1976 will bee rekindled today at 3 pm, during the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Sochi .The flame will shine until March 16. The niche of the Olympic Park's Tower will  also display orange and amber colors recalling the Olympic flame for the same period.

Vasque olympique

The Olympic cauldron, located on the Esplanade Financière Sun Life at the corner of Pie- IX and Sherbrooke, is the original cauldron of  the 1976 Games which was lit by athletes Sandra Henderson and Stephane Prefontaine. At the time, she was inside the stadium.

Read the press release here.