Less than a week left before the main Russian sport event of this year: Confederations Cup of FIFA 2017 will open with football match of Russian and New Zealand national teams on the 17th of June. The opening ceremony will begin about two hours before the match at the new "St Petersburg Stadium". The beautiful sounds of "Firebird" by Igor Stravinsky will flow through the stands of the arena - this music will become the main theme of the ceremony. The plot of the ceremony is about traditions and history of Russia and cities - organizers of the tournament: St. Petersburg, Kazan, Sochi and Moscow. Participation in the colorful show will be attended by more than 1500 artists, as well as the Official Mascot of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia ™ - charming wolfy Zabivakа. We welcome all the fans in the GRAND HOTEL EMERALD! At the days of matches we provide 15% discount from the best available rate on the reservations made directly in the hotel by phone +7 812 740 50 02 or firstname.lastname@example.org after presenting a fan's passport. Let’s cheer together!