With the end of official events, AFP is closing its live report on the second Inauguration of Barack Obama as president of the United States. The parade is expected to last a few hours, even as the sun sets in Washington. Today's events will be capped off with dozens of unofficial parties but only two official Inaugural Balls, one for members of the military and another for supporters.
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk along Pennsylvania Avenue during the parade following Obama's second Inauguration on January 21, 2013 in Washington.
The big question of the night is what, and importantly who, Michelle Obama wears.
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