Leading up to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, there have been some bumps in the road: a spike in crime in Brazil, a lack of security, a president facing impeachment, pollution and Brazil's economic strain to name a few. The world is waiting to see if Brazil can pull it off.
Will Brazil's opening ceremony created with less than half of the $42 million London spent in 2012, as Vox reported, the world will soon find out if the opening ceremonies in Rio will be a spectacular or a disaster.
Opening ceremonies are a big production that includes lighting, dancing, singing, thousands of volunteers... hey, what could go wrong?
Check out these past Olympic opening ceremonies wins and losses: