11 cities, 917 hours of live football, 646 bands, 323 hours of live music, 7.7 million visitors, free of charge and a peaceful celebration – numbers speak a definite language.
The Russian national team appeared on stage at the FIFA Fan Fest in Moscow to thank their fans for their support. The FIFA Fan Fest was the perfect place to do that …
The FIFA Fan Fest takes place every day in each of the 11 host cities of the FIFA World Cup in Russia – and it has become the “place to be” for international and Russian fans, day in day out, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup. FIFA’s Secretary General Fatma Samoura herself announced the stunning success that the 5 million visitors mark was reached with the end of the group stage.
21th June 2018 – FIFA Fan Fest – FIFA, the local organising committee and the 11 Russian host cities yesterday announced that the FIFA Fan Fest has already welcomed 2.5 million visitors, a milestone. Fans of all 32 teams have celebrated together, peaceful and colourful, at the FIFA Fan Fest events. To reach such a milestone that early seems to be the best proof that the FIFA Fan Fest, staged by FIFA since 2006 as part of the World Cup, are the best place outside the stadium to celebrate the FIFA World Cup.
Successful start to the FIFA Fan Fest™ on Sunday: around 25,000 people visited Moscow’s FIFA Fan Fest™ on its opening day, 10th of June, when fans were thrilled by the vibrant music line-up and the presence of French FIFA World Cup™ champion Marcel Desailly and Russia’s all-time top scorer Aleksandr Kerzhakov.
Already since 2010, football fans can live their passion for collecting Panini stickers digitally, and that is what they defnitely do again at this year’s FIFA Football World Cup: just 3 weeks after launching the digital version of the popular Panini scrapbook, the application reaches 2 million users worldwide.
Football fans from Russia and all over the world now know where they can enjoy the matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup together in an exciting, friendly and unique atmosphere, as the venues for the FIFA FanFest events in the eleven FIFA World Cup Cities are announced.
The FIFA Fan Fest got the prestigious German Stevie® Award in the categories Live Event and Marketing Campaign of the Year. The Golden and Bronze Stevie® Awards were handed over to FIFA representatives and the long-standing consultants of mm sports from Munich at the Stevie® Awards ceremony on 27 March 2015 in Berlin.