Right here’s what you might want to know concerning the opening ceremony that may happen forward of the November 20-December 18 World Cup in Qatar:
WHAT TIME IS THE OPENING OF THE WORLD CUP 2022?
The opening ceremony of the World Cup will happen on November 20, forward of the opening Group A match between host Qatar and Ecuador.
The opening ceremony is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm IST.
The unique plan was for the opening ceremony to be held earlier than Qatar’s first recreation on November 21, which might have created the weird state of affairs of two video games being held earlier than it. The opening match was then introduced ahead by a day.
Ecuadorean President Guillermo Lasso stated he won’t attend his nation’s high-profile opening match towards Qatar, citing home unrest.
WHERE IS THE OPENING CEREMONY FOR FIFA WORLD CUP 2022?
The opening ceremony can be held on the 60,000-capacity Al Bayt Stadium situated 40km north of Doha.
With a seating capability of 60,000, situated in Qatar’s northeastern coastal metropolis of Al Khor, the Al Bayt stadium will host the opening fixture of this version’s World Cup between Qatar and Ecuador.
The stadium was inaugurated on thirtieth November 2021 in the course of the FIFA Arab Cup. In keeping with the Qatar World Cup web site, the architects have drawn inspiration from tents that had been utilized by historic nomads within the center east.
WHO ALL ARE PERFORMING AT FIFA WORLD CUP 2022?
FIFA are but to announce an entire listing of performers for the 2022 World Cup opening ceremony.
South Korea’s BTS stated Jungkook, one among seven members of the boy band, will carry out on the ceremony.
In keeping with The Telegraph, different names reported to be concerned within the opening ceremony embrace pop star Shakira, who sang the 2010 World Cup’s official music, the Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams and Nora Fatehi.
British singer Dua Lipa denied a report that she was set to carry out on the ceremony. Some Spanish media reviews stated Shakira would additionally not carry out.
Singer Rod Stewart instructed The Occasions he had turned down a suggestion of “over $1 million” to carry out in Qatar.
WHO PERFORMED AT THE 2018 WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY?
The 2018 World Cup in Russia kicked off with a ceremony in Moscow headlined by British pop star Williams and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino gave speeches on the opening ceremony.
WHERE OR HOW CAN I WATCH THE WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY?
The opening ceremony of the FIFA World up 2022 can be obtainable within the following channels throughout the World:
India: Sports18, Sports18 HD and Jio Cinema
UK: BBC One
USA: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV
Canada: CTV, TSN, RDS