2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony (49 images)

Athletes from around the world marched in the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony Friday at the Olympic Stadium in Daegwalnyeong, South Korea. The Games run through Feb. 25.
Updated: Feb. 9, 2018 at 3:11 PM
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The opening ceremony, titled "Peace in Motion," follows five children as they travel through time to discover Korean culture in history and the future. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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The five children, Haenaroe, Ara, Puri, Bichae and Nuri, each dressed in one color of the Olympic rings, performed cultural dances. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Performers hold a white tiger puppet. The tiger has been associated with Korean people throughout history, appearing in folklore as well as paintings and sculptures. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Suhorang the white tiger is the official mascot for the Olympics. The name is a portmanteau of the Korean words for protection (sooho) and tiger (horang-i). Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Dancers perform. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Dancers perform. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Dancers perform. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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