With the world’s largest sporting event – the Summer Olympic Games coming around the corner, i am sure sports enthusiasts would be searching for details about opening ceremony of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Details :
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Date, Time, Venue -
The opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will take place on the evening of Friday, 5th August 2016 at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starting at 8:00 pm BRT (UTC−3).
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Performances -
The opening ceremony will include formal ceremonial opening of this international sporting event (including welcoming speeches, hoisting of the flags and the parade of athletes) with an artistic spectacle to showcase the host nation’s culture.
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Budget -
The budget for the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be much lower than the budget of the opening ceremonies which took place at London in 2012 and in Beijing in 2008, as Brazil has economical and political issues.
Despite a lower budget, creative directors of the opening ceremony have promised a beautiful Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony which would reflect the vision of the country.
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Directors -
Brazilian renowned film directors Fernando Meirelles, Daniela Thomas and Andrucha Waddington are the creative directors for the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Around 78,000 spectators are expected to witness the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony LIVE from the Maracana Stadium.
Around 10,500 athletes from 206 countries are expected to take part in 17 days of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics event, competing across 306 events.
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Tickets -
You all might be knowing that tickets of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games are priced lesser as compared to the London 2012 or Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics.
The face value of the tickets for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony start at R$200 (US$85) for category E tickets which are sold in Brazil only. The prices of the most expensive category A tickets is R$4600 (US$1949).
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Live Telecast -
Live Telecast of the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony will be available in all countries. For more details refer – Worldwide Broadcast Details of Rio 2016.
Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming -
Photos and Videos of Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony :
The photos above are illustrations of how the Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony will look like.
As soon as the Rio 2016 Opening ceremony gets underway on 5th August 2016, we will have Photos and Videos of Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on our website. Visit again.
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