In pictures: Brazilian dancers greet athletes at Rio 2016 Olympic Village

Dancers perform during a welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016
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Banner reading 'Rio 2016' on a security fence surround a cycling venue in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016 ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Sweden's Olympic team arrive at a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Argentina's Olympic team are met by Brazilian dancers as they arrive at a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during the opening ceremony of the 129th International Olympic Committee session, in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images)
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Members of Vietman's Olympic team arrive prior to a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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President of the Rio 2016 Olympic Organizating Committee Carlos Arthur Nuzman speaks during the opening ceremony of the 129th International Olympic Committee session, in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images)
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Members of Cameroun's Olympic team at met by Brazilian dancers as they arrive at a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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Prince Albert II of Monaco arrives at the opening ceremony of the 129th International Olympic Committee session, in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images)
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Members of Egypt's Olympic team arrive prior to a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Estonia's Olympic team attend a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark and Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark attend the opening ceremony of the 129th International Olympic Committee session, in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images)
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Members of Palau's Olympic team attend a welcome ceremony held at the athletes village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 1, 2016. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Ireland's Olympic team watch a group of dancers perform during a welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016. (Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)
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Images are projected at the Cidade das Artes during the opening ceremony of the 129th I.O.C session on August 1st, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Getty Images)
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach signs a mural during an Olympic Truce inauguration ceremony in athletes village in advance of the 2016 Olympic Games August 1, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (etty Images)
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Performers dance for the Olympic teams of Ireland, Rwanda, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan during a welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Village of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 1, 2016. (Ed JONES/AFP/Getty Images)