Summer Olympics Backyard Bash

Carry the torch in your very own backyard by throwing a summer Olympics-inspired party! With a few tricks, your get-together will be so action-packed it'll deserve its own opening ceremonies.

Text: Wendy Manwarren; Recipes: Liz Pearson; Photo: Lucy Schaeffer

Party playlist
Let the Music Play

Create an upbeat playlist of international tunes, like French oldie "Zou Bisou Bisou" by Gillian Hills and India?s "Jai Ho" by A.R. Rahman. Don't forget to download some national anthems; you can play the song of the "winning country" during the awards ceremony.

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