2018 Winter Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony

Let the Games Begin: 2018 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony

2018 Winter Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony 35,000 people packed into Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium to watch the 2018 Opening Ceremony. The ceremony included a visual journey through the country’s history. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images The ceremony included a visual journey through the country’s history. With dancers playing traditional Korean drums. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images With dancers playing traditional Korean drums. A group of storied Korean athletes carried the Olympic flag into the stadium. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images A group of storied Korean athletes carried the Olympic flag into the stadium. Flag bearer Erin Hamlin, the first female American to medal in luge, led the 242 members of Team USA into the stadium. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Flag bearer Erin Hamlin, the first female American to medal in luge, led the 242 members of Team USA into the stadium. Team USA's walk out song: Psy's 'Gangnam Style.' Matthias Hangst/Getty Images Team USA's walk out song: Psy's 'Gangnam Style.' The North Korea and South Korea Olympic teams marched together under a unified flag, providing a symbolic moment of hope following months of increasing tension in the Korean peninsula. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images The North Korea and South Korea Olympic teams marched together under a unified flag, providing a symbolic moment of hope following months of increasing tension in the Korean peninsula. Tonga's flagbearer Pita Taufatofua, who was a sensation at the 2016 Rio Olympics, stole the show... again. KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images Tonga's flagbearer Pita Taufatofua, who was a sensation at the 2016 Rio Olympics, stole the show... again. Combining tech and art, over 1,200 drones created a spectacular light show. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Combining tech and art, over 1,200 drones created a spectacular light show. North Korea's Chung Su-hyon and South Korea's Park Jong-ah, members of the mixed women’s hockey team, carried the torch towards the cauldron. -/AFP/Getty Images North Korea's Chung Su-hyon and South Korea's Park Jong-ah, members of the mixed women’s hockey team, carried the torch towards the cauldron. While figure skater Yuna Kim, who took gold for South Korea in 2010, received the honor of lighting the Olympic cauldron. Pool/Getty Images While figure skater Yuna Kim, who took gold for South Korea in 2010, received the honor of lighting the Olympic cauldron. Following Olympic tradition, the flame will continue to burn throughout the course of the Games. XIN LI/Getty Images Following Olympic tradition, the flame will continue to burn throughout the course of the Games.