Opening Ceremony of Russia 2018. Russia will be in charge of hosting the biggest soccer event in the world: The FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. The matches will be played in Moscow; St. Petersburg; Kaliningrad; Kazan; Volgograd; Nizhny Novgorod; Samara; Saransk; Rostov-on-Don; Sochi and Yekaterinburg. The World Cup begins on June 14 and the hosts, located on the group A, will play the opening match against Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
This is the stadium with the greatest capacity of the world being able to host approximately close to 90000 spectators. In this stadium will also play one of the semifinals and the great final of the championship. And at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow the opening ceremony of Russia 2018 will be enjoyed live.
The opening ceremony of Russia 2018 with different national and international performances
The opening ceremony is basically a ceremony in which the host country welcomes all participating countries and their fans. This ceremony is prior to the opening match approximately one hour before the first whistle. The Opening Ceremonies of the FIFA World Cup are always big and great. People from all over the world watch their opening ceremonies for their greatness, fireworks and performances.
It is expected, according to all the rumors and press sources, that at the opening ceremony of Russia 2018 we will enjoy a great show were all the talent of Russian athletes and artists will show us their culture and their customs through dance.
Besides that, it is expected that the American singer Jason Derulo will be present at the opening ceremony of Russia 2018 as he is the interpreter of the official anthem of the event. This song premiered on March 16 is called Colors, were Derulo talks about the diversity of cultures he saw on his trips around the world and were he celebrates the incredible energy that sports fans bring to their teams.