Take A Sneak Peek At FIFA 2018 Opening Ceremony!
The FIFA WorldCup opening ceremony is approaching! It will be held on June 14 at Lushniki -the central stadium out of 12 FIFA playing venues in Russia. The show will start at 5.30 (local time) 2 p.m. BST/9 a.m. ET.
Hundreds of dancers and gymnasts will take part in the show. Robbie Williams will be the musical headliner of the ceremony.
— Robbie Williams (@robbiewilliams) June 11, 2018
There will also be a concert held on Red Square on June 13. It will start at 8pm local time. The world famous opera singer Placido Domingo is on the list of the performers. Pianist Denis Matsuev, global opera stars Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eivazov will come up on stage that day.
The opening ceremony will start 30 minutes before the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Luzhniki Stadium | Capacity: 80,000 seats | Opening: 1956
14 June 2018 18:00 – Russia vs Saudi Arabia – Group A
17 June 2018 18:00 – Germany vs Mexico – Group F
20 June 2018 15:00 – Portugal vs Morocco – Group B
26 June 2018 17:00 – Denmark vs France – Group C
1 July 2018 17:00 – 1B vs 2A – Round of 16
11 July 2018 21:00 – W59 vs W60 – Semi Final
15 July 2018 18:00 – W61 vs W62 – Final
By the way
The Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin stated that the city underground will be working 24/7 during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.A special train with 3D posters,dedicated to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, has been running on the Koltsevaya metro line.