Odisha Hockey World Cup, the Temple City of Bhubaneswar is set to host one of the most-awaited tournament for the hockey fans.
As the clock ticks 6 pm today, the Kalinga Stadium will be lit with performances from Bollywood celebrities, Odia actors and music maestro AR Rahman.
Hockey Men’s World Cup will be declared open with this ceremony on Tuesday, with the first match of the tournament to be played on Wednesday, 28 November.
Know about the curtain-raiser event from live streaming, telecast to celebrity performances:
When is the Opening Ceremony Scheduled?
Men’s Hockey World Cup opening ceremony will start at 6:00 pm IST on 27 November. The overall duration of the ceremony is 90 minutes.
Who Will be Performing?
Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and AR Rahman will be performing at the opening ceremony of Men’s Hockey World Cup.
The curtain raiser will also feature a theatrical production and dance ballet by artists from Odisha.
The Opening Ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 is being held tonight at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. Brace yourselves as a grand fiesta awaits you!#HWC2018 #IndiaKaGame #DilHockey pic.twitter.com/6jFDVxfEzi
— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) November 27, 2018
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Will it Stream Online?
The opening ceremony of the Men’s Hockey World Cup can be streamed live on Hotstar and on ‘Heartbeats for Hockey’ Facebook page.>