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.
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
What To Expect From World Cup Opening Ceremony:
Featuring BTS band (from Korea) and Dua Lipa 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.
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.