Serene Greek Priestesses Offer Up LaurelsS

[Greece, July 22. Greek actresses, playing the role of priestesses, perform a dance inside the ancient stadium at Ancient Olympia, where the Olympics were born in 776 B.C.]

The ceremony was part of a full dress rehearsal carried out amid the ruins of Ancient Olympia. The official ceremony to light the flame that will burn at the Aug. 16-26 Singapore inaugural Youth Olympic Games will be conducted on Friday July 23, 2010. Image via AP.