Opening Ceremony for the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022
The FIFA World Cup, one of the largest tournaments in football, is launching soon with its 22nd edition of the tournament. It is all set to begin on November 21, 2022. Qatar is hosting the events for the first time during the winter. However, one of the most spectacular parts of the FIFA World Cup is its inauguration.
Before we describe the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022, let us know how was the previous events.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 match Schedule is here. Now we know that fans will begin their journey in Qatar with a warm welcome at Al Bayt Stadium. This stunning 60,000-seat stadium will be bubbling with anticipation as it hosts the opening match on 21 November 2022.
However, The details of the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 has not published yet. We will provide the update information after the declaration. Stay with us to get the updated News.
The opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2018 was held on June 14. It was just 30 minutes before the opening match of the tournament between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow was the host of the opening ceremony. It is the largest stadium in Russia with a seating capacity of 80,000 and has hosted many global events.
Bizarrely, UK pop star Robbie Williams performed at the opening ceremony curated by the Channel One of Russia.
Ronaldo, the hero for Brazil at the 2002 World Cup, was also featured in World Cup 2018 opening ceremony representing the football glory that all players hoped to achieve on Russian soil.
In addition, there was another concert occurring at the Red Square in Moscow where stars such as Placido Dominguez and Juan Diego Flores performed.
Shakira and Pitbull were the two headliners for the FIFA World Cup 2014 held in Brazil. They performed the official song of the tournament called “We Are One (Ole Ola)”. Dancers and performers also featured, with homages tributes to Brazilian culture and heritage.
In 2010, South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup. After an aerial display by the South African air force, a group of drummers and dancers performed a Welcome to Africa song that included an introduction to all 10 of the tournament’s venues.
The next sequence saw a gigantic beetle show off its football skills with the Jabulani, the official ball of the tournament, before large pieces of cloth were used to show a map of the continent and then the world.
Musicians and artists from the other African countries like Algeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria also had their chance to perform. Multiple Grammy Award-winning R&B star R Kelly then sang the ceremony’s showpiece song, Sign Of A Victory, with South Africa’s Soweto Spiritual Singers.