Friday 16 December 2022, 20:45

Closing ceremony to amaze fans ahead of FIFA World Cup™ final

  • “A Night to Remember” will reflect on the tournament through music and poetry

  • Artists from official soundtrack to raise the curtain ahead of Argentina v. France

  • Gates open at 14.00, with fans invited to take their seats by 16.30

After 63 matches and a month of thrilling action on the pitch, Argentina and France will meet this Sunday, 18 December, for the ultimate prize of the 2022 edition of the FIFA World Cup™.

While the game kicks off at 18.00, fans should plan to take their seats by 16.30 so as not to miss the stunning closing ceremony that promises to stay forever in the memories of the 88,000 spectators expected at Lusail Stadium.

Following an opening ceremony that celebrated bridging the gaps and getting to know one another beyond our differences, the final ceremony will last 15 minutes and reference the world coming together for the 29 days of the tournament through poetry and music.

“A Night to Remember” will wrap-up with a mashup of songs from the Official Soundtrack that marked memorable moments of the tournament. Performing live to the stadium crowd and global audience, Davido and Aisha will sing ‘(Hayya Hayya) Better Together’, Ozuna and Gims will do ‘Arhbo’, and the full female lineup of ‘Light the Sky’ will be present with Nora Fatehi, Balqees, Rahma Riad and Manal.