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FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony: Here are the stars who will entertain you

Here’s a list of all performers who will be taking the stage for the World Cup opening ceremony in Russia.

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The FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will take place at 6.30 pm IST on June 14, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The Luzhniki is Russia’s national stadium with a capacity of 81,000. The opening game of the tournament will featuring Russia and Saudi Arabia, will kick off after the ceremony at 8.30 pm. (Image: Reuters)
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The FIFA World Cup 2018 opening ceremony will take place at 6.30 pm IST on June 14, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The Luzhniki is Russia’s national stadium with a capacity of 81,000. The opening game of the tournament will featuring Russia and Saudi Arabia, will kick off after the ceremony at 8.30 pm. (Image: Reuters)

Global music icon Robbie William who is known for his hit single “Angels” will be entertaining crowds at the stadium and around the world. Inviting fans to tune in to the event, Williams said in a recent interview to FIFA that it will be an, “an unforgettable show.” (Image: Reuters)
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Global music icon Robbie William who is known for his hit single “Angels” will be entertaining crowds at the stadium and around the world. Inviting fans to tune in to the event, Williams said in a recent interview to FIFA that it will be an, “an unforgettable show.” (Image: Reuters)

Celebrated Russian soprano Aida Garifullina will also be joining Williams on stage for the musical extravaganza. With the ceremony focusing on musical acts, Aida’s performance will be a tribute to the rich culture of the host country. (Image: Reuters)
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Celebrated Russian soprano Aida Garifullina will also be joining Williams on stage for the musical extravaganza. With the ceremony focusing on musical acts, Aida’s performance will be a tribute to the rich culture of the host country. (Image: Reuters)

Two-time World Cup winning Brazilian striker Ronaldo, known as “O Fenomeno” will also be taking part in the opening ceremony. Ronaldo’s presence will represent the football glory that all players will be hoping to achieve in Russia. (Image: Reuters)
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Two-time World Cup winning Brazilian striker Ronaldo, known as “O Fenomeno” will also be taking part in the opening ceremony. Ronaldo’s presence will represent the football glory that all players will be hoping to achieve in Russia. (Image: Reuters)

Opera singer Placido Domingo who is popularly known as “the King of Opera” is scheduled to perform at the opening ceremony. Hailing from Spain, Domingo is regarded as one of the most famous tenors of all time with a powerful and versatile voice. (Image: Reuters)
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Opera singer Placido Domingo who is popularly known as “the King of Opera” is scheduled to perform at the opening ceremony. Hailing from Spain, Domingo is regarded as one of the most famous tenors of all time with a powerful and versatile voice. (Image: Reuters)

With the ceremony focusing on the musical arts, Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Florez will also be seen performing at the Luzhniki Stadium. Florez is widely acclaimed for his command of the high tenor range with a light and agile tenor voice. (Image: Reuters)
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With the ceremony focusing on the musical arts, Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Florez will also be seen performing at the Luzhniki Stadium. Florez is widely acclaimed for his command of the high tenor range with a light and agile tenor voice. (Image: Reuters)

Will Smith and Nicky Jam will be seen performing the official song of the tournament “Live it Up”. Around 500 dancers and gymnasts will enthrall audiences with their performances at the event. (Image: Reuters)
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Will Smith and Nicky Jam will be seen performing the official song of the tournament “Live it Up”. Around 500 dancers and gymnasts will enthrall audiences with their performances at the event. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Jun 12, 2018 06:59 pm
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