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After much anticipation, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are finally here!
Held at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Rio Olympics kicked off with a vibrant and energetic Opening Ceremony Friday night. The jubilant, colorful celebration of culture and competition featured spectacular fireworks, a tribute to the environment and the country’s most famous supermodel.
As billions around the world tune in for the global sporting showpiece, here’s a look back at the 5 best moments of the Olympics Inauguration Ceremony.
Let the games begin!