The FIFA World Cup is yet again here with us. This once-in-four-years ceremony is perhaps the most watched and popular sporting event in the whole world. Indeed everyone, including those who ordinarily don’t fancy football do spare some time for the sake of catching some matches in the tournament.To follow the matches perfectly and make the most meaning from it, it is of necessity that you get to know some background concerning this wonderful sporting activity. This is the need we have come in to meet. We are going to highlight and examine some of the behind-the-scenes activities which shall precede the event.
Before the 64 matches commence, an opening ceremony shall be held. This opening ceremony shall be held on Thursday, June 14, 2018, approximately 2 hours before the first match. The ceremony shall take place at 4.00 pm local time and shall last around 30 minutes.
|Start Time||Not Announced|
|Dates||13/14th June 2018|
|Live Stream||Watch Here|
|Broadcast||Optus Sports, SBS|
As stated, several channels and media houses hold the rights to broadcast the upcoming matches. They shall, therefore, give you the means and avenue through which to catch the upcoming matches. They are explained hereunder:
All the various television stations, channels, and networks that hold the rights to broadcast the upcoming FIFA matches shall also air the opening ceremony. This same privilege shall also extend to their affiliate stations, websites, apps, and other Internet-based platforms. You should, therefore, make appropriate arrangements to watch it via your preferred channel.
Several dancers, artists, and dance groups shall grace the event. They shall mainly be drawn from Russia. However, quite a number shall be drawn from around the world. Perhaps the most significant of these events shall be the singing of the ‘Official FIFA World Cup 2018 Song’ called ‘Live it up.’ This song was composed by Nicky Jam and Will Smith both of whom shall also participate in the opening ceremonies.
Approximately 500 local dancers, trampolinists, and gymnasts will participate in the events. The Spanish Opera singer, Placido Domingo and his South American counterpart, Juan Diego Flores shall also be in attendance. They shall stage performances of various themes and genres. These performances shall conclude with a massive fireworks display.
This ceremony shall be held at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
In closing, it is important to reiterate the fact the upcoming ceremony shall be great indeed. You certainly do not want to miss them at all. Please make every effort to be sure to catch these events by identifying and utilizing the right channel. All the best in your watching!