After lots of disruptions including the Zika virus, locals disregard etc. we have come to a position where the Opening ceremony is just a few hours ago. Brazil’s culture is really vibrant and hence we can expect a colourful event with enthralling music and dance performances in the Opening ceremony at Rio de Janerio. Here we list 5 interesting things to know about Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony before it actually commences so that you don’t miss out on anything significant.
5) Lighting Olympic Cauldron
The Olympic flame is the symbol of Olympic Games. Its origins lie in ancient Greece and it marks the theft of fire from the Greek God Zeus by Prometheus. Football legend Pele will light the cauldron subjecting to his sponsorship commitments.