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FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time [IST], TV Telecast Channels

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time: The 21st edition of Football World Cup will start with a grand opening ceremony in Russia. Find out Indian Time [IST] and TV telecast and television broadcast channels of 2018 Football World cup opening ceremony over here. The whole World will witness the beginning of biggest sporting event on 14th June in Russia this year.

After day and night hard-word, the host nation has completed its preparations for the biggest competition. The opening ceremony marks the beginning of Football World Cup. It is conducted by the host nation in which superstars performs in front of millions of fans. Till now there is no announcement of stage show performers. Let’s see the schedule date and timing of this ceremony.

The stage is set for the opening ceremony of world’s biggest Football event, FIFA World Cup 2018, Russia. The event will be held at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The Luzhniki is Russia’s national stadium and the biggest in the country with a capacity of 81,000. Take a look at the glimpse of where the opening ceremony will take place:

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time

  • Date: 14 June 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm [IST expected]
  • Venue: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia
  • Performers: TBD

FWC 2018 opening ceremony is expected to start 1 hour before the first match. So it is expected to begin at 7:30 pm on 14th June 2018 according to Indian Standard Time.

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As Football is the most popular sport, its biggest competition deserves a grand ceremony. Just like the previous editions of Football World Cup, this edition will start after a huge ceremony. There will be glimpses of all 32 qualified teams. Russia is also expected to present its culture during the ceremony.

Some fireworks, grandeur and amazing performances are expected to be held at the Luzhniki Stadium. Thousands of performers will perform to show the World the start of Football’s most popular event. Russia also hosted the FIFA Confederations Cup last year with an opening ceremony. It got great appreciations from fans and officials. So naturally, they have great expectations from Russia for this ceremony.

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Indian TV Channels of 2018 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time [IST], TV Telecast Channels 1

Indian fans can watch the live telecast coverage of the opening ceremony on Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 2. There are the official Indian telecast providers of FIFA World Cup 2018 and will also cover the live coverage of the opening ceremony.

Centre of attraction for the opening ceremony: 

Will Smith and Nicky Jam will perform at the official song of the tournament “Live It Up”. Along with that, the Global music icon Robbie Williams and Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina will entertain millions of people around the world. Brazil’s Ronaldo, two times FIFA World Cup Champion will also present in the open ceremony which will brighten up the event.

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