These two images gave some Opening Ceremony viewers from home the impression that the Olympic athletes marched, cheered and waved their flags to an empty stadium.
Some Canadian athletes have already begun to compete for gold in South Korea, but for many fans around the world, Friday's opening ceremony was the official introduction for the next 21 days of Olympic Winter Games.
Supporters of the unified team, the first combined Korean team to appear at an Olympics, said that the women were doing honor to the country's long and painful history.
Members of the New Zealand Olympic Team perform a dance during a welcome ceremony inside the Pyeongchang Olympic Village prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. He is entertaining a North Korean offer to visit Pyongyang.
The North Koreans are planning to perform popular South Korean songs, in addition to North Korean music, according to Chosun TV.
Trump questions whether Israel, Palestinians ready to make peace
He described his December 6 declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital as the high point of his time in office so far. Recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was the "high point" of his first year in office, President Trump has said.
"President Moon responded by saying that the two sides should work on establishing the right conditions to realize the meeting", the spokesperson said. The official added that Pence does not believe that the invitation dilutes the toughness of the United States pressure campaign on North Korea.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach will visit North Korea after the Games as part of an agreement between the IOC and North and South Korea, a source within the Olympic movement told Reuters on Monday.
Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside the concert venue, with waving banners condemning Moon and Kim Jong-un. Standing in front of the Cheonan, I asked Pence whether he had been able to find common ground with Moon during their Thursday evening bilateral meeting and dinner. They did not find out that the North Koreans were joining them until mid-January, when the rest of the world also heard the news. Bach said. "We all join and support you in your message of peace".
U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults and threats of nuclear war as tensions rose, with Trump repeatedly dismissing the prospect or value of talks with North Korea.
Washington insists that Pyongyang - which is under multiple sets of United Nations Security Council sanctions - must take concrete steps toward denuclearization before any negotiations can take place.