The roof will be open and Katherine Jenkins is ready to blast out the Welsh National anthem before KO at the Wales England game.
Katherine Jenkins, the top-selling classical artist of this century, is scheduled to take the stage at the Six Nations Wales v England game on Saturday, February 25th. This performance will commemorate her 20th anniversary of singing at the Principality Stadium, and she will return to where her musical journey began.
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Alex Luff, Principality Stadium Operations and Sales Manager says, “We’re thrilled to welcome Katherine Jenkins back to the stadium, marking 20 years from that very first performance in 2003. There’s nothing like the atmosphere at a Wales v England game during the Guinness Six Nations, and this Saturday is a sold-out fixture so the stadium will be in full voice!”
The pre-match performance this weekend will be Jenkins’ eighth occasion singing at a rugby international in Cardiff. Her performance will form part of the pre-match entertainment following the choirs, made up of voices from Guernsey Male Voice Choir and Côr Meibion Pendyrus from Tylorstown, Rhondda, who will be joined by the Regimental Band Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh.
One year on from the devastating Ukraine conflict, tributes will be paid across all sporting events this weekend. Katherine will be performing the Rugby World Cup anthem, ‘World in Union’ prior to kick off as a hope for a resolution to the conflict. Six Nations along with all Rugby Unions and Federations will also mark the occasion with a message of solidarity across their respective social media channels today (Friday 24th February) at 10:30am, prior to the nationwide minute’s silence at 11am. The Welsh Rugby Union will continue to promote the message of solidarity during Saturday’s match with a moment of silence before the anthems.
Supporters are encouraged to ‘get in early’ to not miss Jenkins’ anniversary performance, and supporters won’t miss any of rugby action as the Guinness Six Nations Italy v Ireland clash will be shown on the in-bowl big screens from gates open
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