Fireworks, Illuminated Globe Glow Above Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

The belated 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off in Tokyo with an Opening Ceremony, complete with fireworks and more than 1,800 lit-up drones flying in the night sky on Friday, July 23.

Video shared to Instagram shows the drones forming a globe above Japan National Stadium on Friday. A fireworks show signaled the start of the 2020 Games.

A total of 1,824 drones were used to create the model planet above the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Credit: @nonchantosaki via Storyful

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