With millions of people watching around the world, the stunning opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games got underway with 2,008 drummers!
Check out these fireworks! They were the start of a whopping 20,000 fireworks to be let off during the event in China
Wow! These Olympic rings are made up of thousands of tiny specks of light
These artists look impressive. More than 15,000 different costumes were used in the ceremony
This lucky Chinese girl got to show off her acrobatic skills as she was lifted into the air by a kite
This enormous globe weighed 16 tonnes and looked amazing in the Bird's Nest arena