Creation and direction: Àlex Ollé, Carlos Padrissa (La Fura dels Baus)
Ceremony director: Manuel Huerga
Ceremony production: Pepo Sol
Music: Ryuichi Sakamoto
Scenography: Roland Olbeter
Millions of people, on all five continents, watched live what was considered one the best inaugural ceremonies in the history of the Olympic Games: with the instantly recognizable stamp of La Fura dels Baus.