SPOILER ALERT: This post divulges details of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which has not aired in the U.S.
Due to broadcasting delays, Americans will be among the last in the world to see the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics, scheduled to air Friday at 7:30 ET.
But never fear, we have all the photos you need to whet your appetite: Photos of the steaming volcanoes, dancing jellyfish, flying girls, floating islands and, of course, fireworks! (Look close and you’ll also see a giant, some might say menacing, teddy bear.)
So for those of you desperate for your Olympic fix NOW, enjoy these highlights:
1. A Girl’s Kite Ride Over Russian Islands
2. Dancing Jellyfishes, What Else?
3. The Olympic Gods, as a Light Show
4. Classic Ballet Beauty
5. The Arrival of the Torch
6. The Cauldron!
7. The World Map (as a Stage)
8. Team USA!
9. Performers on Wheels
10. Russian History, Renacted
11. The Fireworks
12. That Giant Teddy Bear
13. The Magical Balloon Ride
14. An Underwater Dance Routine
15. Light Hockey
16. Horses, Towing the Sun
17. And, of Course, More Fireworks!
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