Thursday , 27 June 2019

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time [IST], TV Telecast Channels

The 21st edition of Football World Cup will start with a grand opening ceremony in Russia. Find out Indian Time [IST] and TV telecast and television broadcast channels of 2018 Football World cup opening ceremony over here. The whole World will witness the beginning of biggest sporting event on 14th June in Russia this year. After day and night hard-word, the host nation has completed its preparations for the biggest competition. The opening ceremony marks the beginning of Football World Cup. It is conducted by the host nation in which superstars performs in front of millions of fans. Till now there is no announcement of stage show performers. Let’s see the schedule date and timing of this ceremony.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time

FIFA World Cup 2018 Opening Ceremony Indian Time

FWC 2018 opening ceremony is expected to start 2 hours before the first match. So it is expected to begin at 6:30 pm on 14th June 2018 according to Indian Standard Time. The Luzhniki stadium located in the capital state of Russia will host the mega event with a number of celebrities and thousands of performers. It will host the first as well as the final match of the competition.

Helpful: Schedule of 2018 FIFA World Cup in IST

This stadium was built in 1950 and host the Olympic games of 1980. Russia played one of their previous friendlies against Brazil at the Luzhniki stadium where Brazil won by 3-0. For hosting the games of FIFA World Cup, its seating capacity got a temporary expansion. The seating capacity of Luzhniki stadium is 81,000 spectators for the World Cup matches.

As Football is the most popular sport, its biggest competition deserves a grand ceremony. Just like the previous editions of Football World Cup, this edition will start after a huge ceremony. There will be glimpses of all 32 qualified teams. Russia is also expected to present its culture during the ceremony.

Some fireworks, grandeur and amazing performances are expected to be held at the Luzhniki Stadium. Thousands of performers will perform to show the World the start of Football’s most popular event. Russia also hosted the FIFA Confederations Cup last year with an opening ceremony. It got great appreciations from fans and officials. So naturally, they have great expectations from Russia for this ceremony.

Indian TV Channels of 2018 FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony telecast in India

Watch live telecast on: Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3

Indian fans can watch the live telecast coverage of the opening ceremony on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3. There are the official Indian telecast providers of FIFA World Cup 2018 and will also cover the live coverage of the opening ceremony. Enjoy its coverage in high definition on their HD version channels.

So this was about the Indian time and telecast channels of 2018 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony. Hope this article helped you. Help others to find this important information by sharing this page.


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    • Hello Hyder,

      Very Good Morning!
      Football is an unpredictable sport. You never know what will happen. All we can say that may the best team win.

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