We would be lying if we said that we were not eagerly awaiting the 2016 Rio Olympics. Because yes, we really were waiting. The opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games took place on the evening of 5th August (Friday) 2016 in the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, which started at 20:00 hours (BRT).
Amidst Brazil’s struggling economic condition, they managed to put up a good show. Despite the fact that the summer Olympics put in a road block, in terms of the finances (infrastructure, venue) and the additional threat of the Zika virus, the performers did not lose hope.