2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
• The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in 2014
The stadium "Fischt" held in Sochi colorful and ambitious in technical terms, the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in 2014. The basis of the show was the excursion into the history of Russian ballet and performance based on the ball of Natasha, and a special arena floor projected views of our planet from space.
The spectators who came to see the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi, February 7.
Sunset over the Olympic Park.
The ceremony began in the symbolic time - 20:14. The show was created by a creative team led by the CEO of Channel One Konstantin Ernst.
The Olympic Village at the opening looked very nice, Sochi, February 7, 2014.
main presentation topic - "Dreams of Russia", and the main character - a girl named Love. By the way, this is it, hovering over the scene in the wire ropes.
The little girl (it can be seen in the picture, hovering over the stadium) dreams of Russia and its history in different periods.
In the arena floating islands and volcanoes. Floats Chukotka reindeer and yurts. Out of the mist appear actors, symbolizing the peoples inhabiting Russia. Huge hanging decorations. It looked really great.
Then 5 huge snowflakes increased and turned into Olympic rings.
Vladimir Putin on the podium. Next to him - International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.
After that, the scene began to leave the athletes from different countries with flags. Organizers promised the audience in advance that they will not be bored even during the most conservative part of the ceremony - the parade of athletes. By tradition, the ancestors began to parade the Olympic Games Greeks.
The parade of athletes has been transformed into an unusual disco with DJ and dance music. Germany squad.
The Russian national team. Go to the song "Tattoo" "Not Gonna Get Us".
In the arena goes Austrian team.
The Russian national team. She went out last.
Then the presentation continued. The stadium floats Russian troika.
Then he appeared before the public the great reformer of Russia Peter the amusing with shelves and, more surprisingly, with navy - with the help of computer effects were able to achieve a complete illusion that the stadium expanses furrowed frigates and galleys.
Pay attention to the special floor of the stadium, which is all the time that something was projected: views of our planet from space ships at sea ... It looked very powerful and unusual.
Fish kit. Actors and decorations form a giant whale.
The astronauts and spacecraft "Vostok".
we are already familiar Love (actually Lisa Temnikova) releases a red ball of communism.
Not without ballet, part of which we are ahead of the rest. It was the first ball of Natasha from "War and Peace". The main roles played in the reconstruction of the great Vladimir Vasiliev of the Bolshoi Theater prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova.
The first ball of Natasha. Svetlana Zakharova and Ivan Vasiliev.
End of the first ball of Natasha from "War and Peace". Very beautiful view.
The sounds of waltzes and mazurkas were replaced by energetic music Georgy Sviridov for the film "The time ahead!". Spotlights flooded the scene with red - the color of the revolution. on the floor projected catchy Soviet newspapers.
One of the mascots of the Games in 2014 - Bunny.
In total, as we know, the Sochi 2014 mascot three - Leopard, Polar Bear and Bunny. Here they are in all their glory at the stadium "Fischt". This robot animatronics.
The representation continues.
Over the Olympic Stadium soar athletes.
An enchanting view over. In the arena there are athletes and carry the torch to the bowl to light the fire of the Games. The first was a tennis player Maria Sharapova.
Fire Games lit Vladislav Tretyak and Irina Rodnina.
Fire 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
The show came to an end, the fireworks began on the Olympic Stadium.
In the world praised the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2014Cochi. Bulgarian media have given rave reviews.
"The hype around these Olympics, the costs of which are estimated at 51 billion dollars, it was perhaps more than about any other event in recent history and had nothing to do with the sport."
The British media were awarded the opening ceremony of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi epithets "defies the imagination," "exciting" and "unforgettable".
"Russia opened the Games in Sochi in style and pride. It told the story - from the royal military might to the Soviet monumentalism and space flight. " (New York Times)
"The impression of a huge, best show I've ever seen." (American skier Eric Fischer)
"The magnificent spectacle, which was based on sport, not politics." (Swiss media)
And, indeed, enough politics, let's watch the Olympics and cheer for our athletes. 2014 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, on February 7.