The Opening Ceremony kicked off the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia today. The torch was lit after a dazzling display of performance and fireworks. —Leanne Burden Seidel (28 photos total)

Dancers perform during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 7 in Sochi, Russia. (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)