Psy belted out Gangnam Style as the Ceremony drew to a lively close ©AFP/Getty Images

Huge cheers greeted the home South Korean team ©Getty Images

Glowing light brought drama to a segment of the Opening Ceremony ©Getty Images

Dancers performed around a ship carrying actor Kim Soo-hyun, opera singer Ahn Sook-sun and actor Jang Dong-gun ©AFP/Getty Images

The South Korean flag was brought into the stadium before being raised ©AFP/Getty Images

The high-energy dancing kept the crowd inside the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium entertained ©AFP/Getty Images

Fireworks lit up the night sky to herald the opening of the Incheon 2014 Asian Games ©AFP/Getty Images

Band JYJ performed at the Opening Ceremony ©Getty Images

Sok Yong-Bom proudly waved the North Korean flag during the parade of nations ©Getty Images

Former South Korean tennis player Lee Hyungtaik was one of five flame carriers inside the stadium ©AFP/Getty Images

Actress Lee Young Ae lit the Flame ©AFP/Getty Images

The Ceremony ended with a spectacular display of fireworks ©Getty Images