THE TOKYO OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY INCLUDED A DISPLAY OF LIGHTS BY 1,800 DRONES.

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Maybe there were no fans at the Olympic Stadium, but Japan still found aponia in 2020. A way to put on a show to open the summer games. The host country was soon enchanted by the parade of nations, which featured the orchestrated video game soundtrack, then showcased the kind of work it’s known for with staging that includes Olympic Icons. Still, Tokyo kept the bigger view in the end.

At the end of the ceremony, a fleet of 1,824 drones flew into the skies over the Olympic Stadium. Initially gathered at the symbol of the 2020 Games, they then received the Earth Horse before Len in Lennon’s rendition of “Imagine,” reworked by Hans Mer Immer for the Olympics, playing throughout the stadium.

We have seen these kinds of projections before. At Super Bowl LI in 2017, a draft section of 300 Intel drones The formation of the American flag marked the appearance of Lady Gaga on the field. Technically, the drone show that took place over Tokyo is by no means the biggest. This year, that distinction belongs to a 3,281 views Hyundai Genesis car brand settled in Shanghai, China. But even with fewer drones, the Tokyo drone show remained impressive.

If you missed the opening ceremony, you could watch it again at 7 pm. 30 ET NBC,