More than 500 torchbearers participated to follow the rituals of Olympic cycle, and carried the message of peace. In the stadium, Opera soloist Sumi Hwang sang the Olympic anthem during the torch lighting ceremony.
Who performed at the Olympics in South Korea?
BTS, on Friday, featured among three national icons of South Korea to represent the country at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.
Who were the four singers at the Olympics?
John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Imagine” was once again featured at an Olympic ceremony, with John Legend, Keith Urban, Angélique Kidjo and more collaborating on a version to kick off the Tokyo games.
Does Winter Olympics have opening ceremony?
Fans of the Olympics won’t have to wait too long for the next games to be held. The winter games, set to be held in Beijing, are right around the corner with the opening ceremony of the games scheduled for Feb. 4 and running through Feb. 20.
Why was Russia banned from the Olympics?
Russia were reprimanded by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and World Anti-Doping Agency after being found guilty of running a state-sponsored doping scheme. The country was banned from hosting and competing in major sporting events for four years.
Is BTS South Korea’s pride?
However, after spotting BTS in the South Korean march past, ARMY members were left in complete awe. Several fans took to Twitter sharing the screengrab from the event and expressed happiness and excitement. … It’s indeed the national pride to have them to represent South Korea,” one of the fans wrote.