FIFA world cup will get underway with glittering opening ceremony on 20th November 2022 which will take place before the opening match between Qatar vs Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium (60,000) capacity. Below are all the details for 2022 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony:
World Cup 2022 Opening Ceremony Date & Start Time:
Both FIFA and Qatar football federation has promised an absolute lavish opening ceremony. Qatar FA actually requested FIFA to start the world cup 1 day before it was planned and Opening ceremony was the real reason behind the move. Now the world cup curtain raiser event will take place 1 hour before the one and only game on Friday, 20th November 0222.
|Date||Friday, 20 November 2022|
|Opening Ceremony Start Time||18:00 Local Qatar Time / 16:00 UK Time / 17:00 CET|
|Duration||Opening Ceremony will be 30 minute show before the Opening game.|
|Who is performing ?||Number of local Qatar performances, followed by Nora Fatehi (Confirmed) and Dua Lipa (Yet to be confirmed)|
How To Watch Opening Ceremony Live Stream ?
The opening match between Qatar vs Ecuador is set to kickoff at around 18:00 Local / 17:00 CET / 16:0 uk time while the opening ceremony will start around 1 hour before the first kickoff. The opening ceremony will be 30 minutes show.
See Also: FIFA World Cup TV Channels
Opening Ceremony will be part of every TV channel coverage of World Cup on the opening day 20th November. If you looking to watch World Cup opening ceremony and all matches you might want to check out our guides on “how to stream world cup” in different countries.
Who is Performing at World Cup Opening Ceremony:
Featuring Lil Baby (Confirmed) and Nora Fatehi (Confirmed), Dua Lipa (possibility) performances alongside Qatar’s local performers show casing the local culture. More details on what to expect in Opening Ceremony will be posted closer to the events once they are confirmed.
#1. Lil Baby (Confirmed)
Lil Baby produced the official anthem song and video for the 2022 World Cup called “The World is yours to take”. Both Lil Baby and Qatar world cup organizers have confirmed he will be part of opening ceremony where he will perform the anthem live for the audience.
#2. Nora Fatehi (Confirmed)
Nora Fatehi has been confirmed as one of the star performers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony. Born in Canada, Moroccon heritage and stars in Bollywood India. She is as global as football so its fitting someone like her get to be part of curtain raiser event before the tournament official begins on 20th November 2022
Opening Ceremony will be part of World Cup coverage on all TV channels. beIN Sports will have live coverage in Qatar and their feed will be used worldwide. FIFA also likely to stream 2022 World Cup ceremony on their official FIFA Youtube channel.