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Began the World Cup with a simple 25-minute opening ceremony

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By Dreck Barbera
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The highlight was the appearance of Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Claudia Leitte who performed the official theme of World Cup, "We Are One"

The new Arena Corinthians stadium in the city of San Pablo dressed party to welcome the world's most important sporting event with a show of just 25 minutes served as a prelude to the first match between the local selected to his pair of Croatia for Group A.

The shaft of the show was a huge ball of LED called "live-ball" with 90,000 clusters with 7,000 nits Brightness, was located in the center of the field and images accompanied with the development of different choreographies.

Some 600 artists, gymnasts and capoeira specialists, participated in the different dances and the final were stationed around the luminous ball which opened and left it a mini stage for the most moving moment and cheered, the official theme of Wold Cup, “We Are One”.

Claudia Leitte first appeared, who started shouting and applause, and then came Jennifer Lopez and rapper Pitbull, set to play in the catchy song.

But before there was time to highlight the treasures of Brazil, since first it was the turn of nature with performers on stilts dressed people dressed trees and plant characteristics such as Araucaria, Samambaia and Pink, among others.

And then honored the water and creating rivers, including the Amazon, the world, that the court was crossed by several canoes largest nature reserve.

After Nature, came the tribute to dance and people of Brazil with traditional dances accompanied by characteristic giant instruments, and even the famous percussion group Olodum.

There was time to enjoy the Reco-Reco, Afoxé, Berimbau, Parades, Frevo and Samba de Roda, artists dresses as Gauchos, Coco and Baianas, and the closure was given by famous Capoeira.

Finally, came the turn of football with acrobats dressed in a ball on her head formed different human pyramids while children performed "little games" with a light ball tied with a thread.

After the tribute to the treasures of the earth to house for 31 days with a high football party, entered a huge flag of Brazil to settle at the center of the stage from all sides and exploded a real ovation.

So, led ball opened, the trio sang the theme song and 25 minutes after the start of the event, as was stipulated, period began.

traslation: Belén Zapata