Skip to main content

Get ready to watch Rio's Opening Ceremony

© 2014 / Comité International Olympique (CIO) / HUET, John

Get ready to watch Rio's Opening Ceremony

The worlds' eyes will turn to Rio on August 5th, but what will they see?
Rio's Games of the XXXI Olympiad kick off on August 5, 2016 with the Opening Ceremony.  Before the Olympic flame reaches Rio de Janeiro, find out what elements, new and old, make up the Olympic's grandest party.
 

Get ready to watch the Opening Ceremony

Click the options below for more details:

Olympic flame | Final torch bearer | Parade of nations

Athlete uniforms | Artistic program | Olympic flag and anthem

Olympic oath | Heads of state | Release of doves

More from {{firstLevel.more_from}}

{{firstLevel.data.roofline_text}}

{{firstLevel.data.title}}

{{firstLevel.data.short_desc}}

See More Coverage

More from {{secondLevel.more_from}}

{{content.roofline_text}}

{{content.title}}

More from Olympics

+