FIFA World Cup 2022 held in Qatar will be coming to an end between 16:00 and 18:00 on Sunday evening, 18th December, 2022, after a month of football – and a total of 63 matches.
The tournament’s closing ceremony, called “A Night to Remember” by FIFA, will be presented to the 88,000 estimated spectators at Lusail stadium prior to France and Argentina’s World Cup Final matchup.
While the game starts at 16:00, viewers should plan to get in their seats two hours before then to avoid missing the breathtaking closing ceremony, which is guaranteed to live on in the memories of the 88,000 attendees at Lusail Stadium and millions of viewers across the world.
Where will the closing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup hold? The closing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will hold in the Lusail stadium in Qatar.
When will the 2022 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony commence? The closing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will commence on 2:00 pm WAT (1pm GMT)
What is the duration of the ceremony? The closing ceremony is expected to last for 15 minutes to give room for the pitch to return to its natural state before the kick off of the World Cup final at 4 PM WAT (3PM GMT).
The final ceremony, which will run for 15 minutes, will make reference to the world coming together during the 29 days of the competition after an opening ceremony that honored bridging divides and getting to know one another beyond all differences.
A mashup of songs from the Official Soundtrack that characterized key moments of the competition will conclude “A Night to Remember.”
Davido and Aisha will sing “(Hayya Hayya) Better Together” live for the stadium throng and a worldwide audience. While Ozuna and Gims will perform “Arhbo,” and the entire female lineup of “Light the Sky” will be there, including Nora Fatehi, Balqees, Rahma Riad, and Manal.
According to reports, there may also be unexpected performances given that different artists have already performed in the designated fan zones, including American superstars Lil John and Post Malone, Nigerian superstars Kizz Daniel and Patoranking, and American superstars Lil John after Jungkook of BTS headlined the opening ceremony.
What to expect at the FIFA World Cup Closing Ceremony
The FIFA World Cup 2022 has already surpassed expectations with historic upsets, and the closing ceremony will only pave the way for another unforgettable final.
The World Cup’s finale usually takes place the same day as the closing ceremony.
That will be the case once more in 2022, with events set to get underway on Sunday, December 18, at roughly 1PM GMT, or about two hours before the final begins.
The World Cup’s grand opening ceremony at Al Bayt Stadium last month will be matched by “A Night to Remember,” which begins on Sunday at Lusail Stadium.
According to a statement released by FIFA on Friday, the 15-minute ceremony would “reference the world coming together for the 29 days of the championship through poetry and music.”
The Closing ceremony is taking place where?
At the location of the World Cup Final, Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar, the closing ceremony will be held.
Al Bayt Stadium, the site of the tournament’s opening ceremony, will no longer be used.
The largest World Cup venue, with a capacity of 80,000, is Lusail Stadium. Who wouldn’t want to watch Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe compete for the Jules Rimet Trophy? Expect the venue to be packed to the gills.
Performers and artists for the World Cup closing ceremony
A “mashup of songs” from the World Cup Qatar 2022 Official Soundtrack has been promised by FIFA.
The complete lineup for the closing ceremony has not yet been announced by FIFA. However, we are aware of a handful of celebrities who are anticipated to attend the extravaganza.
Davido, a Nigerian-American artist, is scheduled to play “Hayya Hayya (Better Together),” one of the songs from this year’s World Cup soundtrack, as the event’s main attraction.
Nora Fatehi, an Indian actress and musician, is rumored to be participating as well. During the festivities, Fatehi, who contributed vocals to the song “Light the Sky” from the World Cup soundtrack this year, is anticipated to sing a Hindi song.