This is an Opening Ceremony we are talking about. They always feature the arts, music, lighting, dancing, singing etc. this will be no different.
If you don't want to watch it, don't but anybody slagging something off which hasn't happened are making themselves look a little stupid.
If it was left to me, I'm sure it would be very different to what has been released so far, I'd have been happy with modern music, but then that is all subjective, we'd have had complaints if we had Take That, One Direction, The Vaccines, The Stone Roses etc.
I'd have liked some form of Parade (like the Olympics) to introduce the teams - it will be interesting to see what they do about this.
Personally I'd like us to celebrate the diversity of our sport, and focusing on our Northern roots is unnecessary and not exactly welcoming for new people or the rest of the country. Some history of the game would be interesting, but I'm bringing along my Scottish partner, and she loves the game despite not being from the North.
Besides, plenty of Northerners like dancing, music, the arts etc.
Edited by Dave T, 17 October 2013 - 12:33 PM.