With the 2022 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, football fans are curious about the lineup of music festivals and concerts, which artists will be making their mark, or where to watch the live stream if you’re not around. not in Qatar. The Qatar World Cup opening ceremony will take place at Al Bayt Stadium ahead of the opening clash between Qatar and Ecuador. In the same place, the ball will be kicked from the first match of the World Cup between Qatar and Ecuador at the start of the tournament. Al Bayt Stadium has a capacity of 60,000 people. The stadium was inaugurated in November 2021.
This year, BTS’ K-pop superstar Jeon Jungkook will perform at the opening ceremony of the soccer tournament on November 20. According to a tweet from the group, Jungkook will also contribute to the World Cup soundtrack. “Proud to announce that Jungkook is part of the soundtrack for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and will be performing at the World Cup Opening Ceremony. Stay tuned!” BTS had written earlier.
Other artists performing at the opening ceremony?
On the program, the American musical group Black Eyed Peas and the Colombian singer J Balvin. Nigerian singer and songwriter Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, and American rapper Lil Baby, who released an official 2022 World Cup anthem at the end of September, will also perform. Indian actress and dancer Nora Fatehi will also feature on FIFA’s single ‘Light The World’, the latest version of the official FIFA World Cup 2022 soundtrack. British singer Dua Lipa has denied the reports according to which it would have occurred during the ceremony.
Meanwhile, singer Rod Stewart has declined an offer of “over a million dollars” to perform in Qatar, according to media reports. “I was actually offered a lot of money, over a million dollars, to play there 15 months ago,” Stewart said in an interview with The Sunday Times. “I refused. It’s not good to go,” he added. The last FIFA World Cup was hosted by Russia in 2018 where popular personalities like Will Smith, Robbie Williams and Aida Garifullina held their performances.
If you are from India, you can watch the opening ceremony on TV on Sports 18 or live on the Voot app and JioCinema. For USA, viewers can watch FIFA World Cup on FOX, Telemundo and live stream on fuboTV, Fox Sports app, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo.
In Canada, fans can watch FIFA on CTV, TSN and live stream on fuboTV, TSN app. UK viewers can activate BBC One and watch the live stream on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website. Activate the SBS channel if you are in Australia and the live stream can be seen on SBS on demand. New Zealand viewers can access Sky Sports and check out the live broadcast on Sky Sport.
Malaysian TV channels such as RTM, Astro can be tuned in while live streaming is available on Astro Go. In Singapore, viewers can check out Mediacorp Channel 5 and get live stream from StarHub TV+, IPTV, Singtel TV . In addition, for Hong Kong, you can get on BeIN Sports, ITV; or check the live stream on Now TV, ViuTV. Apart from that, there will be dozens of other music concerts lined up throughout the world cup for football fans.
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