Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Opening Ceremony Fireworks, Fanfare, and Malfunctions!
Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Highlights
Let the games begin! The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, officially kicked off on Friday, Feb. 7, with the Opening Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium. In addition to the traditional parade of nations and lighting of the Olympic torch, this year's festivities included fireworks, classical music, ballet dancers, and giant mascots. Click through to see some highlights from the big event!