All roads lead to Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar this Sunday The opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup is set to embark on a four-year football extravaganza ahead of the tournament’s opening match between the hosts and Ecuador at the same venue.
The grand opening ceremonies, with cultural programs featuring the heritage and culture of the host countries and performances by prominent singers and artists from around the world, have historically been an important feature of the opening ceremonies of the FIFA World Cup, and Qatar is expected to do the same.
FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony India start time
The opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to start at 5pm local time in Qatar or 7.30pm Indian Standard Time (IST) in India. Watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony live in India.
Who will perform at the opening ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
One of the performers that is sure to perform at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 is BTS Jungkook. BTS or Bangtan Boys is a popular Kpop band from South Korea that has a huge fanbase around the world. Jungkook is one of the most popular members of the band
“I am proud to announce that Jung Kook is part of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 soundtrack and will perform at the opening ceremony of the World Cup. Stay tuned!”, BTS official Twitter account posted on November 12.
Jungkook will perform along with Qatari singer Fahad Al-Kubaisi dreamers – the hit single on the official FIFA World Cup soundtrack – as the main act of the 30-minute opening ceremony.
The theme of the opening ceremony is the gathering of all humanity, bridging differences through humanity, respect and integration.
“The seven-act program will be hosted by world-class talent who blend Qatari tradition with global culture, and will include tributes to the 32 rival teams, previous FIFA World Cup hosts and event volunteers. Together with hundreds of performers, FIFA World Cup Ambassador Ghanim Al Muftah and Qatari singer Dana will encourage dialogue on inclusion and diversity.
Where to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony live in India
The opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be broadcast live on TV channels Sports18 and Sports18 HD in India, and the live stream will be available free of charge on the Jio Cinema app and website.