Inside FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

By Prapti Upadhayay
Published Nov 21, 2022

Hindustan Times

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The FIFA World Cup 2022 opening ceremony took place on November 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM IST at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar

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Moran Freeman opened the ceremony as the narrator

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In the event Freeman spoke on optimism, unity, and tolerance. He stated that football transcends the globe and connects nations through their passion for the great game

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The ceremony featured a seven-act performance by talented performers that combined Qatari tradition with global culture

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As all of the past World Cup mascots marched out to the center, a medley of famous World Cup songs was played

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Jung Kook of BTS took the stage and became the highlight of the event. He shared the stage with Qatari singer Fahad Al-Kubaisi and performed 'Dreamers' the official World Cup song

The FIFA World Cup opening ceremony concluded with a spectacular firework display that captivated the audience

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