International Weightlifting Federation World Championships opening ceremonies
As the host of the 2015 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships, the city of Houston will celebrate the start of the championships with an opening ceremonies event. Opening ceremonies will be free to all who attend and is open to the first 3,000 people to arrive.
Opening ceremonies will feature an exciting performance of Mystére™ by Cirque Du Soleil®, as well as official oaths by the athletes, a history of weightlifting video accompanied by a live musical performance from a Houston Symphony cellist, and a presentation of flags for each country represented.
The world championships will take place November 20-28; click here for the full schedule of events.