FIFA 2022 Opening Ceremony date and time India: Finally the time has come for the FIFA World Cup 2022. The biggest sporting event will be held in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December. Before 32 teams from across the globe begin competing for the coveted title, a mega opening ceremony will be held with popular names from the entertainment industry performing at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Find out who will be performing at the FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony and how you can watch it online in India:
FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony timings in India
The opening ceremony will begin at 7:30 pm IST ahead of the Group A match between Qatar and Ecuador. It will take place at Al Bayt Stadium. BTS’ Jungkkok is expected to perform at 9 PM IST.
How to watch FIFA 2022 opening ceremony online?
The opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be broadcast live on Sports18 and Sports18 HD TV channels in India. If you want to watch it online, you can log in to the Jio Cinema app and website for free.
Who will perform at the opening ceremony of FIFA 2022?
While FIFA has yet to announce the full list of performers, Jungkook of South Korean boy band BTS has confirmed to perform ‘Dreamers’ at the ceremony. The ‘Butter’ hitmaker will join the likes of former ‘Take That’ star Robbie Williams as well as Craig David and Tini Tempah when the tournament gets underway.
Other names that have come up include Shakira, Nicki Minaj of the Black Eyed Peas and Nora Fatehi.
bts jungkook performance in fifa
Amid speculations, Big Hit confirmed that Jungkook would be performing at the mega football event. In their statement, BigHit Music said, “We would like to inform you about the participation of BTS Jung Kook in the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Jung Kook will perform the official soundtrack at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Dreamers.” The performance is expected to go live on Nov 20, 2022 at 9 PM IST.