Invictus Games Orlando 2016
Through inspiring live storytelling, the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony paid tribute to the service and sacrifice of Wounded Warriors from 14 nations. The Ceremony shone a light on the plight of those who are living with invisible injuries of war, encouraging them to take the critical step of seeking help.
Along with appearances by Prince Harry, First Lady Michelle Obama and Morgan Freeman, the Opening Ceremony included musical performances by British sensation Laura Wright and international star James Blunt.
The Ceremony featured an unprecedented number of military performances, including the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, U.S. Army Band, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps and the U.S. Marine Corps Silent Dill Team.
Executive Producers & Creative Directors: Christopher Laue & Sara Donaldson
IN THE NEWS
“An Epic Opening.”
“Britain’s Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama helped kick off the Invictus Games for wounded veterans with uplifting speeches on Sunday night, joining other figures from the worlds of sports, entertainment and politics in a glittery opening ceremony.”
“A spectacular opening ceremony to the games, filled with razzmatazz and military pomp.”
“The Invictus Games has begun with a glittering ceremony in the US. Prince Harry’s Invictus Games got underway with a moving and uplifting opening ceremony.”