Olympics 2018: Best Moments From the PyeongChang Closing Ceremony

TVLine | 2/25/2018 | Rebecca Iannucci
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While much of the world was still asleep, the 2018 Winter Olympics concluded Sunday with one heck of a wrap party from PyeongChang’s Olympic Stadium.

An edited version of the closing ceremony will air tonight on NBC (8/7c), complete with commentary and context from Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir and Terry Gannon. But if you’re curious about what to expect from the Olympics’ grand finale, we watched the live feed at NBCOlympics.com this morning to see the two-hour proceedings in all their trippy glory.

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A few highlights from the event:

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* Before the speeches and literal torch-passing took place, PyeongChang’s closing ceremony was much like its opening ceremony: colorful, well-choreographed and a little bit weird — in the best way! First, a gaggle of roller skaters appeared center stage, pantomiming different Olympic sports as psychedelic colors and shapes appeared on the floor beneath them.

Then, after a lovely performance of the South Korean national anthem — with an assist from an adorable children’s choir — we were treated to the most atypical rock concert of all time, featuring a few string instruments I didn’t even know existed.

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* The Olympic athletes who remained in South Korea for the duration of the Games then took a victory lap. And just in case these men and women hadn’t already showcased their physical prowess in the last two weeks, some of them walked into the stadium...
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