So this year’s mega international football tournament is upon us in France starting this weekend on Friday, 10th June 2016 with the lavish opening ceremony set to take place before the first fixture between hosts France and Romania. UEFA Euro is the biggest football international tournament, only behind FIFA World Cup in status and France has outlined a lavish plan of organizing a superb opening ceremony gig with “David Guetta” performing in the 20 minute ceremony. We take a look how the tournament is shaping up and what is in-store for opening ceremony and pre-tournament concert set to take place 1 night before the big event.
Euro 2016 Opening Ceremony Details:
So it will all begin on the eve of opening day fixture, the night before there will be a massive concert in Paris at the Eiffel Tower on Thursday, 09 June 2016. There will be stars like Will I Am, Enrique Iglesias, Ariana Grande and of course David Guetta performing all night long. The concert is set to begin at 09:00 pm CET. The tournament itself will begin on Friday night, 10 June 2016 with the lavish opening ceremony with over 800 performers putting on a show at the Stade de France in Paris.
Opening Ceremony Start Time: 08:00 p.m CET / 07:00 p.m UK time
Theme & Performers: David Guetta will headline in the opening ceremony show and he will perform on his Euro 2016 official theme song called “This One’s For You”. while another 600 volunteers from as many as 60 countries will put on a show representing the rich-french history.
|START TIME||08:00 p.m CET / 07:00 p.m uk time|
|CEREMONY THEME||“Bienvenue en France” is the theme for opening ceremony and around 600 performers will put together a cultural themed performance with France AirForce jets flying over the stadium|
|MAIN ATTRACTION||David Guetta will be performing on his official Euro 2016 song called “This One’s For You“|
|DURATION||20 minutes from 8:00 pm to 8:20 pm|
|BROADCAST||ITV 1 coverage will begin 30 minutes before opening ceremony and they will produce live feed of the event for UK viewers|
Where to watch it: Viewers in the UK can tune in on ITV1 coverage which will start 30 minutes before the opening ceremony and they will be broadcasting it live in the UK on ITV 1 (terrestrial channel). If you are in the US you can watch Euro 2016 opening ceremony and first match on ESPN or online streaming service called slingTV. You can get the full list of TV Channels Broadcasting Euro 2016
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