Viña del Mar has not yet signed a contract with the interpreter
SANTIAGO DE CHILE (Notimex) .- Luis Miguel's possible performance at the International Song Festival of Viña del Mar, which begins on February 24, the international press said yesterday is still uncertain.
The main difference between the production and the artist would be the television broadcast of the show that the "Sun" would offer in Quinta Vergara, as well as doubts about the quality of his recent recitals.
Sources of the Festival's organization indicated that "hiring artists for the next edition of Viña del Mar is underway, there are already some ready whose names will be known in the coming days to start selling tickets."
Before the consultation, if Luis Miguel is among them, the source said that "the names will be known soon, is to negotiate with several artists some issues that for them can be complicated, such as the international broadcast of their shows, but this is something in which Viña del Mar does not accept, the whole show is broadcast on television. "
Not to mention the Mexican artist, they noted that "there are some negotiations that are more complicated than others, that take longer than others, where there are some special demands of the artists, but we are working to have the best show in February."
In practice, the Viña del Mar Festival is a television program that is broadcast for six nights from that distant spa, 120 kilometers northwest of Santiago, so that all the artists' presentations are broadcast in Chile and other countries.
According to the newspaper "La Tercera", the organizers of the Festival of Viña del Mar put "pause" in the negotiations with Luis Miguel, too, after he began to show "serious problems in their shows" in Mexico.
They specified that the agreement between the producers and the singer "froze and paused" and even some of them traveled to Mexico to watch the recent shows of Luis Miguel to evaluate if he is able to participate in the contest.
At a Glance
According to a Chilean newspaper, Luis Miguel and Viña del Mar reached an agreement in September for a contract of more than one million dollars and four concerts.
The jury will be composed by music producer Humberto Gatica, Yuri, Carlos Rivera, journalist Constanza Santa María, Sebastián Yatra, Chilean singer Camila Gallardo, maestro Álvaro Escobar and Becky G.
In the broadcast
The festival will reach all of Latin America on FOX and FOX Life channels.