Baku, Azerbaijan, June 12
The opening ceremony of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil has started in Sao Paulo at the stadium "Arena Corinthians."
The ceremony will be attended by about a thousand artists.
The official song of the World Cup, which was the song We Are One, will perform American singer Jennifer Lopez, together with the US-Cuban rapper pitbull and Brazilian Claudia Leytte.
After the ceremony in the arena will begin the first match of the tournament, which will meet teams of Brazil and Croatia.