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DTN News - SOCHI 2014 OLYMPICS: 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony (Video)

DTN News -  SOCHI 2014 OLYMPICS: 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony (Video)

(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - February 14, 2014: On February 7th billions of people all over the world will be able to witness an exciting show - the XXII Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. Wait for the details on the 7th of February! 

The Games were officially opened by President Vladimir Putin. An audience of 40,000 were in attendance at the stadium with an estimated 2,000 performers.

At a cost of 30 billion pounds (over $49 billion), the Sochi Games is the most expensive Olympics in history.

The 2014 winter Olympic opening ceremony kicked off the biggest sporting event of the year on Friday, Feb. 7, and the world's best athletes came to show their team spirit in Sochi, Russia.

88 nations were represented at the Parade of Nations, which is one of the best known Olympics spectacles. The Parade is when all of the athletes representing their countries walk around the arena dressed to the nines in their patriotic gear while in alphabetical order by country name.
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