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2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony in PyeongChang: See the photos

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2018 Olympics Opening Ceremony

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, kicked off in earnest Friday night with the traditional Opening Ceremony festivities, including the parade of nations and the lighting of the symbolic cauldron. Due to the time difference (PyeongChang is 14 hours ahead of NYC and 17 hours ahead of Los Angeles, for reference), you can see the photos here and watch them in action on NBC on Friday, starting at 8 p.m.

Members of the North Korean cheering band wave flags

Children perform

A white tiger and five children

Dancers perform 'The Land of Peace' segment

This performance was on fire

What a number

North Korean cheerleaders wave

IOC president Thomas Bach delivers an address

Lee Hee-beom, president and CEO of PyeongChang Organizing Committee and IOC president Thomas Bach

Vice President Mike Pence and South Korea President Moon Jae-in

The South Korean flag is presented

Performers present the South Korean flag

Flag bearer Erin Hamlin leads Team USA

Keaton McCargo and Jaelin Kauf

Shaun White and Team USA

Shaun White and Gus Kenworthy

Team USA enters the building

Flag bearer Pita Taufatofua of Tonga

Olympic Athletes from Russia

Team Germany

Flag bearer Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain and teammates

Flag bearers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and Team Canada

Flag bearer Audra Segree and Team Jamaica

Flag bearer Martin Fourcade and Team France

The carriers of the Olympic torch wave at the crowd

Torchbearers carry the flame before the Olympic Cauldron is lit

South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna prepares to light the cauldron

Kim Yuna lights the cauldron

At last, the cauldron is lit

Fireworks erupt

And the Games have begun

Click here for a detailed day-by-day schedule of when the events will be on TV.