Skate Canada is pleased to announce that members of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games gold medal team and other legendary Canadian skaters will be a part of the Opening Ceremony at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2020. The Opening Ceremony will take place on the first day of competition on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 15:45 ET at Centre Bell in Montreal, Quebec.

Canadian Olympic medallists Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Meagan Duhamel, Eric Radford, Kaetlyn Osmond, Patrick Chan, Joannie Rochette and Elvis Stojko, and four-time World Champion Kurt Browning will perform a thrilling program choreographed by Jeff Buttle, with music composed by Eric Radford and Igor Vrabac, featuring Meira Alaraj to kick-off the Opening Ceremony.

In addition, fans will watch performances from Les Suprêmes senior, the 2020 Canadian synchronized skating champions and bronze medallists Nova senior, choreographed by Dr. Shae Zukiwsky. This spring, Les Suprêmes will represent Canada at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships in Lake Placid, USA.

Other notable acts will include Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Cirque Éloize and Petits Chanteurs de Mont-Royal.

Next week, Skate Canada will welcome the world to Montreal, Quebec to create history. Day tickets for the ISU World Figure Skating Championships® 2020 are on sale now and can be purchased online at montreal2020.com, by phone at 1-855-310-2525 or in person at the Centre Bell Box Office.