The biggest sporting event FIFA World Cup 2018 is all set to kick off with the opening ceremony in Russia. If you want to know FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony date, time or performers list then read the complete post. The opening event is the curtain raiser which is scheduled to hold before the first game. The opening ceremony features popular stars and hundreds of dancers and gymnasts. After the ceremony, the first match will be played between Saudi Arabia and the host Russia.
Football fans across the world are waiting to witness the magical performances by their favourite stars. The opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil was unforgettable and it will be quite interesting where 2018 World Cup matches it or not. Stars like Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull performed at the vent along with many background dancers and artists. Check out how to watch World Cup 2018 Live Online.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Date
The World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will take place on the same of the first match. It is to be held on 14 June 2018 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Like every edition, the opening ceremony will take place just before the first match between Saudi Arabia vs Russia.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Time
The FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will start at 4 pm local, 6:30 PM IST and 2 pm UK time. The show will start two hours before the game between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia starts.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Performers
Will Smith and Nicky Jam are set to perform on the official song “Live It Up”. The Global music icon Robbie Williams and Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony. Opera singer Placido Domingo will perform while tenor Juan Diego Florez is also set to take the stage at the vent. Both singers have confirmed their attendance and will perform both inside the stadium and in Red Square.
Artists who will perform at the opening ceremony include Yusif Eivazov, Ildar Abdrazakov, Aida Garifullina, Albina Shagimuratova, Denis Matsuev and Anna Netrebko.
The event will witness 500 artists, dancers, gymnasts and trampolinists and after that, some of the big international will give their performances and Russian culture will be showcased at the event. The event will end with amazing fireworks.