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Details of the illuminating opening ceremony of the World Cup

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Published on : 13 June 2018, 08:07 AM
Details of the illuminating opening ceremony of the World Cup

The FIFA World Cup 2018 aka "The Greatest Show on Earth" is scheduled to be held on 14 June (Thursday). The quicksilver of the excitement over the 21st edition of the World Cup football tournament to be held in Russia has been constantly increasing. Every time fans have a lot of excitement over the opening ceremony of the World Cup. There is no exception in this time. Many prominent stars of the world will accelerate the frenzy on the opening day of the World Cup as always.

The opening ceremony of big events like FIFA has been a great attraction for football fans. For example, the stage performance of Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull in Brazil World Cup still enchanted the audience. Similarly, the Russia World Cup 2018 is going to appear with several arrangements.

The opening ceremony of the 21st World Cup will be held at the Luzhniki Stadium, the largest venue of Russia. Around 80,000 people will be present in the program, organizers said. The opening ceremony will start two hours before the start of the opening match. The inaugural ceremony will start at 7 pm (Bangladesh time) and the inaugural match will start at 9 pm (Bangladesh time). Host Russia will face Saudi Arabia in the inaugural match.

FIFA said in a press release that Nicky Jam, Will Smith and Era Istrefi will sing the world cup anthem in the opening ceremony. The culture and heritage of the host country will be presented in front of the world through dancing and singing. Global music icon Robbie Williams will perform in this grandiose ceremony. Russian classical singer Aida Garifullina will also take part in the exhibition.

In response to this, Robbie Williams said that I am very happy and excited about my upcoming performance in Russia. I have performed in many places in my life. But performing at the inaugural ceremony of the FIFA World Cup is my childhood dream. Now the dream is going to be true.

Apart from this, Brazil`s two-time World Cup winning legend Ronaldo will be at the opening ceremony of the tournament in Russia.

It has been said that along with Luzhniki Stadium, concerts are organized at the Red Square of Moscow at the same time. There will be the exhibition of the veteran Spanish artists Plácido Domingo and Juan Diego Flórez.

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