Twelve songs from international locations together with Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, and Peru will compete subsequent 12 months for the Silver “Gaviota” on the 62nd version of the Viña del Mar Worldwide Tune Pageant, scheduled from Feb. 19 to 24.
On Tuesday (Dec. 20), the Chilean competition’s organizers revealed the record of contributors, which incorporates six for the Folkloric competitors and 6 for the Worldwide competitors. Along with the Silver “Gaviota,” the profitable tune in every of the classes will obtain a prize of about $15,000.
The record consists principally of rising artists like Argentine singer Mila Manes, Mexican Ely Blancarte, and Colombian band Bazurto All Stars, but additionally consists of veteran Panamanian rock band Los Rabanes, which is able to take part within the Folkloric competitors with “La Patineta.”
Co-written by Los Rabanes vocalist Emilio Regueira and Dominican singer Henry G, the tune was recorded by Colombian duo 123 Andrés with Los Rabanes, Rubén Blades and Roberto Delgado & Orchestra, and types a part of 123 Andrés’ 2021 Grammy-nominated album Actívate.
“Taking ‘La Patineta’ to Viña del Mar goes to be a singular expertise as a result of this tune accommodates roots of the Panamanian cumbia from Santeño, together with the murga from Panama, which was the association that Los Rabanes offered for this tune,” Regueira mentioned in an announcement printed on the Instagram account of his Latin Grammy-winning group. “We’re a fusion rock band, however the folklore is the spine of what we do. We all know very nicely the foundations of Panamanian tradition and folklore. We’re Chitreanos (Chitré), we’re from the inside of Panama, and because of this, this isn’t the primary time that Los Rabanes convey Panamanian folklore to the world.”
Right here is the whole record of songs chosen by the fee of the LXII Viña del Mar Pageant, by class, together with the artist or group performing them and their nation of origin.
“No Me Haces Falta,” Mila Manes, Argentina
“Viento,” Yorka, Chile
“Chocolatico,” Teo, Colombia
“Lo Siento,” Tres Dedos, Ecuador
“Como Puedas,” Zelaya, Guatemala
“After Occasion,” Ely Blancarte, Mexico
“De A Poquito,” Camilú, Argentina
“Camino,” Laia, Chile
“La Manguera,” Bazurto All Stars, Colombia
“La Última Gota,” Frank Di, México
“La Patineta,” Los Rabanes, Panamá
“Warmisitay,” Milena Warthon, Perú
Viña del Mar beforehand introduced that famend Latin stars together with Karol G, Maná, Alejandro Fernández, Christina Aguilera and Camilo are confirmed to carry out on the competition, with further artists to be introduced.
Launched in 1960, the Viña del Mar Worldwide Tune Pageant is held yearly at Quinta Vergara, a 15,000-capacity amphitheater situated within the Chilean metropolis of Viña del Mar, within the central coast area of Valparaíso.
Over the course of 5 days, the occasion options a mixture of superstars, rising singers and native artists competing for the Silver, Gold and Platinum “Gaviotas,” the identify of its awards. These are determined by a jury with the assistance of viewers from their houses, though the so-called “monster” — the viewers current at Quinta Vergara — undoubtedly has an amazing energy of affect with its ovations and occasional boos.
The Viña del Mar Pageant reaches hundreds of thousands of viewers all over the world. Subsequent 12 months, it will likely be broadcast in Chile on TVN and channel 13, and might be out there all through Latin America on STAR Channel and its streaming platform Star+.
Tickets to attend in individual could be bought on the PuntoTicket web site.