Rio 2016
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony welcomed the XXXI Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro


A stunning opening cerimony to celebrate the sport and the Brazilian culture


Best Iconic Event: "Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony"
Best Celebration Event: "Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony"
Best Roadshow "Rio 2016 Torch Relay"

The Show

Directed by Fernando Meirelles, Daniela Thomas and Andrucha Waddington
4 Hours of show
10.000 Performers
150 International professionals

In Brief

The ceremony featured presentations of the history and culture of Brazil, including its landscape and forests, the history of the Portuguese people, music and samba, and the favelas among other aspects. Portions of the ceremony were also dedicated to the topics of environmental conservation and climate change.

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