World championship opened with a spectacular ceremony

2018 july 01.

The ceremony opened with a great production of dancers, inspired by the Game of Thrones, then Katalin Pálinger, the vice-president of the Hungarian Handball Federation spoke about the Hungarian Federation’s aim about hosting a great tournament. Followed by her, Mr. Lajos Barcsa, deputy mayor of Debrecen greeted the spectators and the teams. The World Championship was opened by Mr. Frantisek Taborsky, IHF Executive, then the flags of the participating nations came in.

The opening ceremony was crowned by the magnificent concert of 2CELLOS. The duo (completed by a drummer) played the theme of Game of Thrones and the songs of AC/DC, Michael Jackson, Nirvana, The White Stripes and the Rolling Stones.