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PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games: Opening Ceremony

Olympics | Associated Press | February 9, 2018, 6:03 pm
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 Members of the North Korean delegation gesture before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Members of the North Korean delegation gesture before the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Martial arts practitioners perform ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Martial arts practitioners perform ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Young children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Young children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Fireworks are seen over Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Fireworks are seen over Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Young children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Young children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Children perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Martial arts practitioners perform ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Martial arts practitioners perform ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Children wave on stage during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Children wave on stage during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 The South Korean flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

The South Korean flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Sophia Ralli carries the flag of Greece during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Sophia Ralli carries the flag of Greece during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Martial arts practitioners perform ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Martial arts practitioners perform ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Akwasi Frimpong carries the flag of Ghana during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Akwasi Frimpong carries the flag of Ghana during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Drummers perform during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Norway during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Norway during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Eric Frenzel carries the flag of Germany during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Eric Frenzel carries the flag of Germany during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Ngozi Onwumere carries the flag of Nigeria during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Ngozi Onwumere carries the flag of Nigeria during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Performers participate during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Performers participate during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Eric Frenzel carries the flag of Germany during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Eric Frenzel carries the flag of Germany during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Rudy Rinaldi carries the flag of Monaco, during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Rudy Rinaldi carries the flag of Monaco, during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 The Netherlands arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

The Netherlands arrive during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Jan Smeekens carries the flag of the Netherlands during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Jan Smeekens carries the flag of the Netherlands during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Eric Frenzel carries the flag of Germany during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)

Eric Frenzel carries the flag of Germany during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Image: AP)