Credit: Forward Focus Productions Ltd.
Source: Mary Anne McEwen fonds. Crista Dahl Media Library and Archive, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, Canada.
Excerpts from Carnaval! the final event of the Closing Ceremonies at B.C. Place Stadium. Fantastical creatures, dance the crowd out of B.C. Place Stadium to the Plaza of Nations. Joyous music plays throughout.
A woman waves a large rainbow flag back and forth as she sways in place.
Spotlights illuminate the parade of performers and fantastic creatures as they dance through the parted crowd.
Volunteers line the parade route waving metallic ribbons. Band members follow after them.
The audience wave flags and banners in time to the music.
Announcer: “Vancouver loves you! And we’ll see you in New York City. Good night everybody!”
A spotlight tracks across the crowd as they follow the parade out of the stadium.