facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Russia pokes fun of self in Olympics closing ceremony [PHOTOS]

Olympic ceremony director raises eyebrows by making fun of a mistake from the opening ceremony.
Posted By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com   |   Feb. 23, 2014 at 8:58 PM   |   Comments

1 of 36
| License Photo
SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony showed they had a sense of humor about a flaw they had two weeks ago on opening night.

During the opening ceremony Feb. 7, viewers noticed there was a bit of a problem with five giant snowflakes suspended from the top of the arena. The snowflakes were supposed to open up to create the iconic five Olympic rings, but one failed to deploy.

Olympic ceremony director Konstantin Ernst was spotted before Sunday night's event with a T-shirt hinting at what was the come at the closing ceremony.


The program poked fun at that first gaffe by recreating it, this time with dancers on the arena floor.

[Yahoo]

Follow @DanielleHaynes1 and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Why the fake braces trend may be dangerous for users
2
Jared Leto 'stopped eating' for his 'Dallas Buyer's Club' role
3
Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady drop $14M on Manhattan home
4
Kelly LeBrock arrested for DUI
5
Brandi Brandt faces drug charges in Australia
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback