FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony, The curtain-raiser for the 2018 World Cup will start at 9:30am (ET) on Thursday June 14, just 30 minutes before the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia. At Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium which will also host the final. There will also be a concert held in the city’s famous Red Square concurrently with the opening ceremony. The event will focus on a series of musical acts, with Robbie Williams headlining.
Around 500 dancers, gymnasts and trampolinists will also be performing in an opening extravaganza that will pay homage to all things Russian. “I’m so happy and excited to be going back to Russia for such a unique performance. I’ve done a lot in my career, and opening the FIFA World Cup to 80,000 football fans in the stadium and many millions all over the world is a boyhood dream
FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony
We’d like to invite football and music fans to party with us in Russia, in the stadium, or to tune in their TVs a little earlier for an unforgettable show. According to Fifa, the 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony will have a slightly different format compared to previous editions of the tournament, with a particular focus on musical acts. Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull were headlines acts at the 2014 opening ceremony in Brazil.