Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony: Schedule, Timing, TV Guide

Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony: Here we go with one of the greatest Game shows on this Earth. We all called it as Rio Olympics 2016. It is also called as 2016 Summer Olympics. The Rio 2016 opening ceremony will be held at the world famous soccer Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 5, 2016. This Opening ceremony is conducting to declare the official open of Olympic games. The location of Rio opening ceremony will cover with the bunch of people. As per the report, the concerned authority estimated that the 900 million people will watch this opening ceremony show on this August Friday night. Here we going to see the Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony timing, Live Streaming Videos, TV Listings, and more information.

Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony

Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony Venue

The 2016 Rio Olympic Opening ceremony is scheduled at the most prestigious location in Brazil. The Maracanã Stadium is like to be the heart of Brazilian football players. This stadium has conducted most of the Final matches including the World Cup final in 1950, Confederations Cup final in 2013 and World Cup Final in 2014. This Maracana Stadium has more than 75,000 seats.

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Date & Time

It is 5 August 2016 for Brazil and American Countries. And it is 6th August 2016 for some other countries like Asian Continent and Australia. The Rio Olympics Opening ceremony will set for the time from 8:00 PM for Brazil and it is 9:oo AM of Saturday (August 6, 2016) for Australia. And it is varying on all the countries. Totally 206 countries have participated in this 2016 Olympics.

Check: Google and YouTube Rio Olympic Guide

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony Officials and guests

Moreover, most of the government heads were like to attend this Rio opening ceremony. Even though, some of the leaders can’t able to attend this opening ceremony because of their personal and government duties. Here is the list of few. Dutch Minister ‘Edith Schippers,’ Argentine President ‘Mauricio Macri,’ Colombian President ‘Juan Manuel Santos,’ Czech President ‘Miloš Zeman,’  French President ‘Francois Hollande’ and more…

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony Online Live Streaming

Google’s YouTube is there for Highlights of All the Games. Google made a partnership with some leading broadcasting Channels. Some of Official Private Sports Channels will telecast all the Olympic games as Live on its Websites like And a Mobile Apps like Hotstar.

Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

   Watch Rio Olympics 2016 Live – Hotstar

   Watch Rio Olympics Live – NDTV

Rio 2016 Olympics opening ceremony celebrities performing list

The List of Rio Olympics opening ceremony has a Six names in the Row. They are following,

  1. Elza Soares
  2. MC Soffia
  3. Karol Conka
  4. Ludmilla
  5. Gilberto Gil
  6. Caetano Veloso

Rio Olympics 2016 Opening Ceremony Broadcasting TV Channels

Countries TV Channels
The United States NBC
The United Kingdom BBC One and BBC One HD
Australia Channel 7, 7 Two and 7 Mate
Canada CBC, TSN and RDS
New Zealand and Pacific Island Sky TV
Germany ZDF and ARD
France FT and Canal+
The Asian region Dentsu
Malaysia Hypp TV and Astro
Singapore Fox
Indian Sub-Continent region StarSports
China CCTV
Russia NTV Plus
Caribbeans CBI
Middle-East ASBU and Bein Sports
Italy Sky Italia and RAI
Brazil SporTV, Globo and Fox Sports
South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa SuperSport
North Africa Bein Sports
Ireland RTE
Europe countries SportFive
Europe countries SportFive

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