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2016 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony - Rio de Janeiro (entire ceremony)
www.olympicceremony.org 2012 London  - Tokyo 2020 The Games of the XXXI Olympiad Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016 Rio tells the history of Brazil's native peoples VIDEO American audience may click here Complete Video for International Audiences Coming in a few h...

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2 Days to Go: Behind the Curtain
Two days to go and behind the scenes here at the opening ceremony, there are some exciting and innovative ways that the show accomplishes so much!  You better read this one, there are some things here that Russia would HATE for me "spill the beans" about.  ...

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3 Days to Go: Feijoada and Favelas
There are only three days left until the Opening Ceremony!  If everything goes as planned (and I hope they do this time) it will be one BIG party.  No doubt, there should be plenty of jaw-dropping moments to enjoy from your TV at home.   There are some exci...

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Native Empire, Diverse Creativity
The days are counting down and I am moving at an ever increasing pace.  Cars honk, vendors yell, flags whip, sweat pours - time is quickly running out, and I have blisters on my toes.  In the rehearsal tents, dancers and actors with colored bibs spend hours...

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Blue Earth
Rio feels very European, but as one kind local mentioned to me about her street stand, "We work when we want to, we're happier that way."  And yes, Brazilians are very happy, joyful people and have been quick to share that joy.  Especially since my only Oly...

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The Simple Pyramid
Hello again from Rio!  Today, I had a brief meeting at the Cathedral downtown.  Brazil is the world's largest catholic country, and you may be surprised with one of it's largest churches. Rio Cathedral  Inside Rio Cathedral Bell Tower This "new" cathedral t...

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The World's Pilgrimage
Seemingly to bless our feet in the pilgrimage, shimmering clouds of silvery granite dust swirl around the many feet and granite pathways, guiding our way toward the top of the mountain.  Strange fruits grow on the trees within a truly urban jungle where mon...

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1996 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony - Atlanta (entire ceremony)
www.openingceremony.info 1992 Barcelona  -  Sydney 2000 The Games of the XXVI Olympiad Atlanta, Georgia 1996 Opening Ceremony from the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta Olympic Ceremony Records italics indicate records at the time First Olympic Cauldron Lit by Wire ...

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2012 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony - London (entire ceremony)
www.openingceremony.info 2008 Beijing  - Rio de Janeiro 2016 The Games of the XXX Olympiad London, England 2012 Underneath the Olympic Cauldron of the 2012 Olympics in London Olympic Ceremony Records italics indicate records at the time First to Use LED Scr...

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2008 Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony - Beijing (entire ceremony)
www.openingceremony.info 2004 Athens  -  London 2012 The Games of the XXIX Olympiad Beijing, China 2008 Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing Olympic Ceremony Records italics indicate records at the time First Olympic Ceremonies to Use LED Projec...
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