World Cup 2014 begins with spectacular opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of FIFA World Cup 2014 was a ... more

Performers participate in the opening ceremony of World Cup 2014 at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo:AFP
1/6Performers participate in the opening ceremony of World Cup 2014 at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo:AFP
A dance performance. The ceremony was a highlight of Brazil’s culture and tradition.  Reuters
2/6A dance performance. The ceremony was a highlight of Brazil’s culture and tradition. Reuters
Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte performs on a platform during the opening ceremony. Reuters
3/6Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte performs on a platform during the opening ceremony. Reuters
Performers take to the air. Photo: Reuters
4/6Performers take to the air. Photo: Reuters
A beautiful performance on the theme of nature at the ceremony. Photo: Reuters
5/6A beautiful performance on the theme of nature at the ceremony. Photo: Reuters
A view of the ceremony as artists carry Brazil’s national flag. Photo: AFP
6/6A view of the ceremony as artists carry Brazil’s national flag. Photo: AFP
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