The 2016 Olympics kicked off in Rio and as Brazil is known for it’s incredible carnivals and street performances, we knew we’d be in for a treat.

Could this be the best opening ceremony yet? Check out all the best photos from Rio 2016 and decide for yourselves…

1. Stunning Fireworks Start Off The Show

Image Source: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Image Source: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

This incredible spectacle lit up the entire stadium and started the ceremony off with a literal bang!