This year’s “Invictus Games” are about to start. Its primary patron and founder Prince Harry is finally in Toronto, Canada to officially launch the game season this week. The Princes’ games will be a lot bigger this year with more people from many countries gathers around to prove themselves and get the gold.

Here’s gist of what will happen in this year’s opening of the “Invictus Games.”

Prince Harry arrives in Canada

Prince Harry will be a very busy man this season as he launches the Sporting Event in Toronto, Canada. Harry will start the games in an event where he welcomes the athletes together with their families. This year, the games will be much fiercer with 17 nations participating.

Harry founded the “Invictus games” in 2014 and was inspired by his previous stint in the United Kingdom’s military. The event is a paralytic competition for injured, sick, and wounded former and still stationed men and women of service. The games were first held in London in 2014, and since then continued to grow to this massive competition we see today.

Before the start of the competition, Prince Harry is set to have a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US First Lady Melania Trump to talk about the event. The First Lady of the United States is also in Canada to support the American team that will be participating in this year’s “Invictus Games.” She is also expected to attend the opening ceremony this Sunday.

Previously, the US team was escorted by former First Lady Michelle Obama who became friends with the Prince.

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The former First Lady was also a strong advocate of military veterans and was keen at supporting the event last season.

Opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the “Invictus Games” will happen this Sunday and will be attended by Prince Harry and the participating athletes together with their family. The Prince will be welcoming the participants during the event and will officially launch this year’s games.

The opening ceremony is expected to be a night of fun with lot performers coming to entertain the guests. Performers like The Tenors, Canadian singer Alessia Cara, and English Soprano Laura Wright; is set to perform. The ceremony will be held at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

The Invictus Games” will be an eight-day event where players from 17 countries are expected to face each other in 12 sports including wheelchair basketball, and cycling.

Other than visiting the athletes and watching the games, Prince Harry will also be busy in handing out awards. Aside from this project, the Prince is also scheduled to hand the awards to the winners of the Duke of Edinburgh International awards in Canada. He is also set to attend meetings regarding veteran health, and host a reception for the entire “Invictus Games” foundation.