Everybody stands up for the Olympic anthem.
The flag of Greece, which invented the Olympics back in ancient times, is raised at the arena.
Сircus big top is erected in the middle of the Fisht Stadium.
But it’s not all that serious in Sochi as circus clowns, juggler and acrobats flocks to the arena.
Great Russian writers and poets - Leo Tolstoy, Fedor Dostoevsky, Aleksandr Pushkin, Anton Chekhov and many others arrive at the Fisht Satdium.
Ballet dancers from the Bolshoy Theater in Moscow and Mariinsky Theater in Saint Petersburg take to the arena.
The second concerto by Russia’s great composer, Sergey Rachmaninoff, is performed by pianist Denis Matsuyev.
Lights out at Fisht stadium.
The idea of the show is to display the Russian culture of the 20th century through the eyes of the foreigners.