THETALK.NG — Jungkook performs ‘Dreamers’ song live on stage at opening ceremony of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The FIFA World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world and it’s estimated the 2022 tournament will attract upwards of 5 billion viewers across 64 matches, which is more than two-thirds of the world’s 8 billion population. 3 million fans are expected to descend on the Arab nation of Qatar to watch their team live, with games playing out over the five new, state-of-the-art, temperature-controlled stadiums that were built especially for the tournament. Read on to find out how you can watch the Qatar World Cup 2022 Opening Ceremony for free.
The Qatar World Cup 2022 will begin at 5 pm Qatar local time (9 am ET and 6 am PT), opening with performances including BTS’s Jung Kook. Bollywood singer Nora Fatehi will also perform the World Cup single “Light The Sky” with the BTS member. The first match of the FIFA Men’s World Cup starts at 7 p.m. Qatar local time (11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT) on Sunday November 20 between Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium.
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Jungkook has been able to enjoy his time in Qatar, as fans have absorbed any information about his performance as it was released.
On November 19, KST, Big Hit Music finally revealed Jungkook will perform a duet with Fahad Al Kubaisi. He and Al Kubaisi will take the stage to sing “Dreamers,” the official soundtrack of FIFA World Cup 2022, at the Al Bayt Stadium in Doha. The song will be released on November 20, at 2 PM KST. Jungkook was also revealed to have shot the music video for “Dreamers” in Qatar, which will be released on November 22, KST.
It’sfinally World Cup time. The greatest tournament in soccer is set to kick off with Qatar hosting the FIFA World Cup on Sunday, November 20. But before Qatar and Ecuador take the pitch, the opening ceremonies need to commence. Not only will they showcase the best of the 32 countries taking part in the tournament, but the opening ceremony will also have musical performances including an appearance from BTS member Jungkook. The popular boyband has confirmed that their member will be among the performers at the opening ceremony and will also feature in the soundtrack.
Originally scheduled to kick off on Nov. 21, the opening ceremony was moved a day earlier so that hosts Qatar could start the tournament as is customary for the home nation but the ceremony needed to be at night for a planned fireworks display. History will be made as not only is this the first winter World Cup but Jungkook will also become the first Korean to perform at the World Cup opening ceremony.
Along with Qatari singer Fahad Al-Kubaisi, Jungkook will perform the World Cup anthem, “Dreamers.”
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