The Viña del Mar Festival returns
The 62nd edition comes after a two-year pandemic pause.
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The organization of a new Viña del Mar Festival has already confirmed the first artists that will be part of the festivities, which will take place from Sunday, Feb. 19 to Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, according to Macarena Ripamonti, mayor of Viña del Mar, Chile.
During the six-day event, the festival's stage will feature great artists such as Paloma Mami, Chilean-American reggaeton and trap singer; Polimá Westcoast, singer and trap artist of Angolan descent and one of the greatest exponents of the genre in Chile.
These artists will be joined by the Argentinean singer Nicki Nicole, Colombian Camilo and the Mexican Spanish rock band Maná.
The 2023 version of the festival will also have space for Mexican classics like Alejandro Fernández, an "icon of ranchera music who over time has moved into this style as well as pop and ballad music, conquering stages all over the world with his unique interpretation," the festival announced via social media.
The presenters who will take the baton at the upcoming edition of the festival will be Chileans María Luisa Godoy and Martín Cárcamo.
For those who cannot attend in person, they will be able to enjoy the event through Star+ streaming.
According to Infobae, the Viña del Mar Festival is considered one of the largest and most important musical events on the American continent, being the longest running and most relevant Spanish-speaking event in the world.