While the devil lost in the legend, he appears to have won in the tunnel’s opening ceremony. I should have cited the reference for my comment. While the devil lost in the legend, he appears to have won in the tunnel's opening ceremony. Attended by Europe’s most powerful people, the opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland was a dark, disturbing, weirdly satanic ritual. It featured a mix of overtly satanic symbols including a baphomet figure simulating a sex act scores of dancers who suddenly stripped to their underwear and started writhing with one another, a baby Lucifer descending from above, scores of homosexuals … Baphomet has become one of the key symbols used to represent Satan in the occult community in recent decades.Other blatant occult references in the ceremony included the Eye of Providence, prophecy, Lucifer, fallen angels and many … The controversial opening ceremony was described as "disturbing", "demonic" and akin to a depiction of a "sex-orgy". The Gotthard ceremony featured a "goat-man" resembling Baphomet that dies, is resurrected, is worshipped and is crowned as "the king of the world". The new £8.5bn Gotthard Base Tunnel was launched today with spectacular opening ceremony featuring 600 people; Orchestrated by German director Volker Hesse, performance included several bizarre outfits and re-enactments; Winged baby with an oversized head and dance troupe in their underwear moved to the sound of Alpine horns The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel, the Gotthard Base Tunnel, opened in a spectacular ceremony on 1 June 2016.Attended by guests of honour, the ceremony befitted “the grand scale of the project [presenting] Swiss values such as innovation, precision and reliability to the world,” according to the Gottardo2016 website. Here’s a look at … Efforts to highlight the incredible engineering accomplishment of the 2,300 meter-deep Gotthard tunnel resulted in an utterly strange opening ceremony that reported cost €8 million. The tunnel had its opening ceremony on … The rock is still there and, in 1977, 300,000 Swiss francs were spent to move the 220 ton rock by 127 m in order to make room for the new Gotthard road tunnel. READ MORE: World's longest rail tunnel opens through Swiss Alps (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) Volker Hesser was hired as director for the Gotthard Base Tunnel inauguration ceremony of June 1, 2016. Last week I saw the opening ceremony for the Gotthard Tunnel. References This page was last edited on … The rock is still there and, in 1977, 300,000 Swiss francs were spent to move the 220 ton rock by 127 m in order to make room for the new Gotthard road tunnel. Gotthard Base Tunnel Opening Ceremony. The Opening Ceremony of the World’s Largest Tunnel Was a Bizarre Occult Ritual. Gotthard is old Germanic gott (god) hard (strong) = Azazel (‘ăzaz’ēl) derives from the Hebrew roots ‘ăzaz ("to be strong") and ’ēl ("God"). Train tracks lead toward an access tunnel inside the east section of the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Faido, Switzerland, in 2014. This posting will be to showcase the opening ceremony of the Gotthard Base Tunnel (wikipedia) rail/ train route going through the Swiss Alps, which is impressive by itself with the 155mph train ... and the longest deepest tunnel, a 35 miles long underground tunnel over a mile deep beneath the surface, and the time it took to construct this. The goat is Azazel (Yom Kippur) one of the fallen angels that mated with a human woman. Hi Stephen. Now the world’s longest rail tunnel, the Gotthard has a route length of 35.5 miles and a total of 94.3 miles of tunnels, shafts, and passages.