Cheerleading weekend at the Fan FestMonday, 25 June 2018, 11:44
Cheerleading teams prepared special compositions in support of football teams. Thematic performances representing "Egypt", "Japan", “Russia”, and "Uruguay-Senegal" were followed by jolly roars in support of the Russian team. And if the first part of the concert program surprised everyone present with a flash mob of football advocates, where all without exception had chanted the chorus accompanying the Russian flag, the second overwhelmed the imagination with the most exciting acrobatic figures from the champions of Russia and Europe, as well as the parade of all teams participating in the regional cheerleading festival.
The eleventh day of the World Cup 2018 was also an exciting spectacle and on the big screen of the Fan Fest venue unfolded unexpected events. Qualifying tickets to playoffs were taken by the teams of Belgium and England. The thrilling first encounter between England and Panama saw 7 goals, 6 for England and a consoling goal for Panama. The match "Japan-Senegal" was marked by a draw 2: 2, but it is worth noting that at the stadium "Ekaterinburg Arena" more than a goal was finally scored during an encounter! Moreover, the battle for 1/8 finals within the group was completed by the team of Poland conceding three goals from Colombia, which summed up the second round of the group stage.
From now on, the Fan Fest starts moving to the playoffs mode, which means that the gate will open at 17:00.
The entertainment program will start with the folk band from Saint Petersburg "Otava ё", which is one of the most popular Russian musical groups abroad these days. The ora of the band's tours extends from Iran, Norway, China to Mexico. The Russian folk motives will be picked up in a new way by the Grand Prix winners at the International Festival of Folk Art in Italy - "Guys Sab Lozhki". At the end of the day, a Russian cover band, also well-known out of Ekaterinburg, "We are Police", will come on stage with a musical set.From the matches it will be seen the most anticipated game - "Russia-Uruguay", as well as the game Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo in the match "Iran-Portugal".