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Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 08 February 2014, 09:19:16 AM
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014 has opened with a grand show thrilling spectators
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Olympic stadium is flooded with spectators as they watch Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Elegant light show during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Winter Olympic mascots during the Sochi 2014 opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Russia display their culture and heritage during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Elegant light show during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Opening Ceremony is set to be remembered around the world thanks to its scale, entertainment, unique scenery and innovative use of technology.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Russian art and culture on display with the help of light effects
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Russian art, culture and history on display with the help of light effects
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Mesmerising display of light and use of technology stunned everybody during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Teams march into the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Teams march into the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Teams march into the Fisht Olympic Stadium during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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In total, more than 12,000 people were involved in the realization of the Opening Ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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The spectators of the Ceremony included 40,000 guests in the Fisht Olympic Stadium and 3 billion television viewers worldwide.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Dancers performance during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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Spectators saw large-scale symbols of the avant-garde embodied by a striking dance of giant moving objects, people and machines, through to bright and recognizable scenes of life in Russia.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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The Opening Ceremony consisted of 18 separate chapters, each of which was original and unique.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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The show highlighted many voices of Russia: from twinkling northern lights above vast of Arctic Ocean to subtropical Sochi, from Kamchatka’s hot geysers to Urals.
Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

Sochi 2014 Winter Games opening ceremony

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The Opening Ceremony of Olympic Games in Sochi became the most innovative ceremony from a technical point of view.