Everyone’s dream led them to Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor in Qatar at the FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony. Your favourite BTS star has performed on this special occasion ahead of the World Cup opening match between the hosting nation Qatar and Ecuador at the same venue.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 ceremony is going to be a grand occasion with several cultural and entertainment programs representing different cultures and nations all across the world. Prominent global stars, artists and singer are all prepared to set stage on fire with their marvellous performances depicting the heritage and culture of the hosting nation. Considering the success of most of the past opening ceremonies of Football World Cups are making people expect much of the same from Qatar.
When does the FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony start in India?
The FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony is scheduled to start in most of the FIFA association member nations including India. Even though India has not qualified for the World Cup Qatar, Indian football fans can have the opportunity of watching the FIFA World Cup 2022.
The World Cup football ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5:00 pm local time in Qatar while Indian fans will see the opening ceremony at 7:30 pm Indian Standard Time. Indian Football fans can watch the world cup opening ceremony live at the scheduled time.
Who performs in the FIFA World Cup Ceremony?
The most awaited FIFA World Cup 2022 is almost there and FIFA has announced that everyone’s favourite star is going to perform in the FIFA World Cup. BTS’ Jungkook is the performer who decided to perform in the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony. BTS or Bangtan Boys is a well known South Korean Kpop boy band which is globally popular and is attracting countless fans from all across the World.
BTS has a huge fan following all over the globe and Jungkook is one of the most popular members of the band with a huge number of crazy fans after him. On November 12, while making the announcement of Jungkook’s entry in the World Cup Qatar, BTS official tweeted, “Proud to announce that Jung Kook is part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 soundtrack and will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony. Stay tuned!”
Not just Jungkook, but Qatari singer Fahad Al-Kubaisi is also performing at the FIFA World Cup Qatar opening ceremony. Both of the global celebrities will perform Dreamers, a hit single on the FIFA World Cup official soundtrack as a main activity of the minutes-long opening ceremony.
The World Cup 2022 ceremony in Qatar will take place with a theme of togetherness of all mankind regardless of the differences keeping humanity, inclusion and respect above all.
Explaining the theme and motive of the World Cup opening ceremony, the World Football governing body FIFA said, “the seven act program will be led by world class talents that interlace Qatari tradition with worldwide culture and will include tributes to the 32 competing teams, previous FIFA World Cup host and event volunteers. Along with hundreds of performers FIFA World Cup ambassador Ghanim Al Muftah and Qatari singer Dana will encourage dialogue on inclusion and diversity”.
Where can you watch the FIFA World Cup 2022?
After knowing that BTS Jungkook is going to perform in the FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, everybody’s excited to watch the ceremony live if not in the stadium.
So, it’s time to relax and be ready to watch your favourite star performing on ths world’s largest Football stage. The FIFA World Cup opening ceremony will be telecast live on Sports18 and Sports18 HD TV channels on Indian television. Live streaming will also be available on the Jio Cinema app as well as the website. You can watch it for free.
Deepika Padukone unveils FIFA World Cup trophy
You would be amused to know that one of the most prominent Indian celebrities is going to unveil the FIFA World Cup 2022 trophy at the final in Qatar. Yes!! FIFA has selected the bold and successful Indian actress, producer and artist Deepika Padukone as a guest to unveil the World Cup trophy in Qatar on December 18.
World Cup Schedule
The World Cup 2022 kicks off on November 20, 2022 and runs for 29 days until December 18, 2022. The extremely heated climate of Qatar made FIFA to hold the tournament in the last months of year for a better experience. The tournament is divided into two stages – group and knockout. The group stage starts from November 20 with the opening match between the hosting nation and Ecuador and ends on December 2.
December 2 onwards, the round of 16 starts. After this round ends, quarterfinal matches will be played between eight teams. Then four winning teams will qualify for semifinals in order to go to finals. On December 18, the final match of the tournament will take place between the final two teams and the winner will be announced.
Tickets to Qatar World Cup
Be quick. It’s the time to revive your craze and passion for football. Just don’t be late to book your tickets to the FIFA World Cup 2022 as the Last Minute Sales Phase is open and will run until December 18. The ticket demand is really very high as a result of which you might lose the opportunity to sit in the front row of the stadium. So, hurry. The online ticket counter is open. You just have to go on the official website of FIFA (fifa.com) and buy tickets. There are two slots of tickets – Qatar residents or International fans.