Venezuela marked a milestone in music history, by gathering more than 217,000 people in an unprecedented event in that country. “Viva La Musica” turned Evenpro’s dream into reality by reuniting Rubén Blades and Gustavo Dudamel, two legendary Latin American artists, in this once in a lifetime spectacle. This event also marked the magnificent closing of Franco De Vita’s successful International tour, accompanied by Rubén Blades, Gustavo Dudamel, the Latino Caribeña Orchestra, the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra along with a handful of special guest artists, in front of more than 217,000 Venezuelans at the symbolic La Carlota airport.
After a lot of hard work due to logistics and production, thousands of people gathered to be part of this massive show, hosted by Leonardo Villalobos and Mariangel Ruiz. Franco De Vita opened the show by performing “Donde esta el amor”, followed by the classic themes of his career and part of his tour Mira Mas Alla that culminated with this presentation.
De Vita, supporting the development of new young talent, invited Maria José to share the stage, an artist of just 17 years old, discovered by him through a viral video on the Internet. They interpreted the theme “Tan solo tu”. In addition, San Luis, a group from Maracaibo interpreted with De Vita, the iconic song “Si la ves.” He also, performed the song composed by him for the national soccer team in Venezuela .
The Latino Caribeña Orchestra, directed by percussionist, composer and arranger Alberto Vergara delighted the audience with Latin American music, while the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, accompanied the presentation of the “El poeta de la Salsa”, Ruben Blades. After 30 years, and with 140 symphony musicians, the legend of Panamanian music, reprized his opera salsa “Maestra Vida”.