The inaugural ceremony of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) T20 will be held at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital this (Sunday) evening.
The inaugural ceremony will begin at 5.30pm and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will formally inaugurate it after 7.30pm.
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and popular actress Katrina Kaif have consented to perform in the inauguration ceremony along with India singers Sonu Nigam and Kailash Kher.
Rockstar James and popular folk singer Mumtaz will perform in the event along with other notable singers.
BBPL, named after the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in order to celebrate his birth centenary, is scheduled to kick-off from December 11 with the gala opening ceremony.
BBPL Opening Ceremony Event Flow
3.30 PM: Gate Open
5.25PM: Performance by Mohidul Islam Khan ‘D Rock Star’ Shuvo
5.35PM: Performance of Reshmi Mirza
6.00PM: Concert by rock star James
6.40PM: Momtaz’s performance
7.20-7:30PM: Prime Minister inaugurates the opening ceremony
7.45PM: Performance by Sonu Nigam and other Indian artists
8.35PM: Laser beam show
8:55PM: Performance of Kailash Kher
9:35PM: Katrina Kaif will delight the audience
10.00PM: Main attraction Salman Khan’s performance
10:20PM: Joint performance by Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif