Opening Ceremony for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games

Last night, all of us saw the Opening Ceremony for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Last night, all of us saw the Opening Ceremony for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. More than 2,600 winter athletes from 82 countries entered the BC Place arena, ready to compete in 86 events in 15 different sports. The opening ceremony focused on Canadian diversity and heritage, with emphasis on the many cultures of the First Nations. After the longest Torch Relay in history, the Olympic Flame has come to rest and now lights the cauldron of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. [via Boston]

A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. (REUTERS/David Gray)

Torchbearer Turner Seward carries the flame in Stanley Park, British Columbia, with the Lions Gate Bridge in the background on February 12th, 2010. (©VANOC, Luca Bertacchi with IMF)

A man lights a candle in memory of luger Nodar Kumaritashvili who died on February 12, 2010 in a crash during a training run of the Luge event of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Whistler. Georgia’s Olympic team vowed to carry on at the Vancouver Games after luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was killed in a horror crash in training after being thrown from his sled into a metal pillar. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

A snowboarder flies through the olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. (REUTERS/Gary Hershorn)

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