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The opening ceremony of World Cup: "nice party" with Pele, Maradona and Claudia Schiffer

June 7 2006

In Germany, at the stadium in Munich on June 9 will be held the opening ceremony of the World Cup. The event will be attended by Claudia Schiffer, Pele and Maradona, as well as 1,400 actors.

The 30-minute ceremony will begin at about 16:20 local time (18:20 Moscow time). Opening match, which Germany will play against Costa Rica, will start at 18:00.

As the director told the event, the opening ceremony of the championship will not be as large as a similar ceremony at the Olympics, and, according to the director, this is its advantage.

"We're trying to create a simple holiday, nice party," - said Christian Shtyukl.

Shtyukl was severely limited in the expressive means, as its production in any case Whom should not damage the lawn, which has yet to play. That is why the field of Munich's stadium will be erected on the stage and it will not go heavy construction, in addition, the opening will not be fireworks.

The ceremony will be attended by 170 world champions, including Pele and Diego Maradona. The winner of the Grammy singer Toni Braxton, along with a quartet Il Divo will perform the tournament anthem "The Time of Our Lives." And during the event only one speech ulyshat viewers: Presentations were made by German President Horst Koehler, sobschaet AR.

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