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Flames burn in the Olympic cauldron after being lit during the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

See the 11 most bedazzling, brilliant moments from the Olympic opening ceremony in Rio


A ginormous party-esque showcase of Brazilian culture and traditions were on display last night at the opening ceremony at Maracanã Stadium (in case you'd like to know how to pronounce 'Maracanã', here's a helpful guide) in Rio de Janeiro. There were kooky colors, grand structures, historical re-enactments, pretty people,  and of course a bazillion flags from around the globe.

The girl from Ipanema (played by Gisele Bundchen).

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