In a tradition that dates back to the first World Cup in 1963, the candle lighting ceremony is a poignant moment of reflection before the battle on court begins.
Friday 19 July will see the first ever All-Star Netball for Sport Relief played out on the World Cup court.
Captains from all 16 teams met face-to-face for the first time in Liverpool to officially launch the tournament and welcome the trophy to Liverpool.
'Together We Will’ aims to get women over 16 years old within lower socio-economic areas of Liverpool, involved in physical activity.
#WeAreRising will champion the World Cup and inspire more people to participate in netball with a pledge to fund grassroots coaches.
Dance, music, projections and pyrotechnics will wow an arena audience of more than 6,000 people and an international TV audience of hundreds of thousands.