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Winter Olympic Torch Ceremony, South Korea Gets the Flame

By TheBlast Staff

It has begun!!!

The Winter Olympic fanfare officially kicked off with Greece handing over the torch to South Korea.

Earlier this week, Olympic officials gathered in Athens for the ceremony, which was held in the same stadium as the first modern games back in 1896.

For 2018, the Winter Olympics are going to be held in Pyeongchang. It will be the second time South Korea is the host country after the 1988 Seoul Summer Games.

The event was pretty cool, and featured tons of performers ... check out the pics!

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