7,000 artists (4,500 in the opening ceremony and 2,500 in the closing ceremony. All volunteers).
200 people in the team (staff).
300 people in the workforce.
25 choreographers, including the Brazilians like Renato Vieira, Carlota Portela and Lola Gabriel.
1,100 lights controlled by computer.
1,020 volunteers in backstage support.
A Few Facts on Rio 2007