Joan Manuel Serrat prepares his arrival in Lima after saying goodbye to Mexico with a concert before 100 thousand people

The renowned Spanish singer-songwriter He said goodbye to Mexico last weekend with an emotional concert, free and outdoors, in the Zócalo of the Mexican capital, which attracted more than 100,000 people, who sang all his most popular songs.

The presentation, lasting just over two hours, was exciting with a Serrat delivered to an audience that recognized his lyrics and his music, and that he always welcomed him as one of his own, just as he did in his many visits and concerts in the country for more than 50 years.

More than a farewell concert, the presentation of Serrat, 78, in the Mexican capital It was a kind of thanks to a country that saw him arrive young in 1969 and where he went into exile in the 70s.

“It is a tremendous pleasure, to be in the main square of Mexico. You will have heard that this is a farewell, do not pay attention, this is a party, so turn off any hint of melancholy and sadness, and from now on everything is future “, said the singer-songwriter as a welcome and that provoked the effusive applause of the public present.

Dressed in a black jacket and amid constant rain, Serrat reviewed for more than two hours more than ten songs from his extensive repertoire, among them classics such as “Mediterráneo”, “Cantares”, “Señora”, “De Cartón Piedra”, “Barquito de Papel”, “Today can be a great day”, “Something personal”, “Your name tastes like weed to me” , “Penélope”, “Lucia” and “Fiesta”, with which he said goodbye.

Serrat’s presentation is part of his farewell tour of the stages “The Vice of Singing, 1965-2022”, which began on April 27 at the Beacon Theater in New York and It is expected to end on December 23 at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, ​​four days before his 79th birthday.

It should be noted that the reunion of the Spanish singer-songwriter with his Peruvian followers and his definitive farewell to the stage will be on Wednesday, November 16, at the Plaza Arena of the Jockey Club. in a presentation that will cover the best of his prolific and renowned career in a night that promises to be unforgettable. Tickets are on sale at Teleticket with a 15% discount with BBVA cards, locations are numbered.

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Joan Manuel Serrat prepares his arrival in Lima after saying goodbye to Mexico with a concert before 100 thousand people