The Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony happened earlier today (IST) at Rio’s Maracana Stadium. And like with everything these days, everyone with a Twitter handle had something to say about it.
Here’s a choice selection of some of Twitter’s buzz about #OpeningCeremony. And it’s everything from patriotic to funny to philosophical.
There were those that were mighty pleased!
Brazil certainly know how to put. on. a. SHOW! 🎉 That was amazing! 💃🏾Well done 👏🏾👏🏾 #OpeningCeremonyAdvertisement
— Bianca (@itsB33xox) August 6, 2016
And those that find that every situation is a learning opportunity.
Things I’ve learned after watching the #OpeningCeremony: I do not know my world geography like I thought I did. Must study more!
— Rachel Hewett (@piratesfan0318) August 6, 2016
What is an international event without the critics!
— Rahul (@rsangole) August 6, 2016
POTUS decided to stick with stating the obvious!
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 5, 2016
NBC seems to have annoyed a LOT of people with the sheer volume of adverts it aired.
— someecards (@someecards) August 6, 2016
Shekhar Kapur, like so many others, got senti and philosophical.
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) August 6, 2016