Last nights concert in Santo Domingo was a huge success. They had a sell out crowd and the fans, to say the least were enthusiastic!!
Tonight’s concert is in Puerto Rico at the Coliseo, in San Juan.
The José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum, officially named Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot, is the biggest indoor arena in Puerto Rico dedicated to entertainment. It is located at the Golden Mile of San Juan, the island capital. It is usually referred by Puerto Ricans as the Choliseo, which is a portmanteau of the words “Coliseo” and “Cholito”, in reference to Don Cholito, one of José Miguel Agrelot’s characters and Agrelot’s own adopted nickname.
The coliseum opened its doors to the public in September 4, 2004 after a prolonged construction financed by the Government of Puerto Rico. This venue is owned by the Puerto Rico Convention District Authority, a public corporation of Puerto Rico, and managed by SMG. It can accommodate up to 18,500 spectators and can be reached by the Tren Urbano system from a nearby station.
The arena hosted the first WWE pay-per-view event outside the continental United States, Canada and the United Kingdom when New Year’s Revolution was held there in 2005.
On May 26, 2011, the Choliseo was ranked 8th on the “Top 50 Arena Venues” of the world and second of the West Hemisphere in worldwide ticket sales by Pollstar Magazine.
As of May 2013, the arena has received over 5 million spectators, hosting more than 600 events with a gross ticket revenue around $200 million.
Twitters, Tweets and Keeks:
Gianluca, 3 hours ago, #Puertorico @ ilvolo is coming!
20 minutes ago, #greetingsfrom #PuertoRico.
Piero, 5 hours ago, on our way to #PuertoRico.
10 Min ago San Juan #PuertoRico.
Ignazio, Puerto Rico!! This afternoon @ 5 start the show, see you there #ilvolovers!!
See on Team Il Volo, the video of the “Boys” on Chevere Nights from the Dominican Republic. The interview is in Spanish, but thanks to our friend, Josie from Sao Paulo, Brazil we have a translation of the content of the interview. Josie posted it on the site, but I have added here if you have not seen it.
“I will try to do a brief translation. They said it is the first time they come to Republica Dominicana, and Gianluca said his parents went there for their honey moon 23 years ago, the presenter asked if he was conceived there. (the presenter is not good on maths). They talked about the cd We are love, and that they sing pop lyric, not opera. About the duo with Placido, Eros, Barbra and Belinda. Ignazio said Gianluca cried when he saw Barbra, and the presenter said: with Belinda you not cried. And one of the presenters said that many italians go to RD and fall in love with the girls and Gianluca said when he has a Dominicana´s fiancee, he will sing for her every day, and started to sing a song and Ignazio said: his diabetes rises always Gianluca talks about girls because he is “so honeyed” and Piero said, the problem is this day never come and he sings this song for us every day, and one the presenter ask to Ignazio if he was the Gianluca´s fiancee. It was a bad joke for sure (This became a little polemic in the Il Volo Mundial on facebook) and Ignazio was like what? And immediately the other presenter invite them to dance merengue, and ended the interview.”
“I remembered more funny moments. Piero was talking and Ignazio was going to interrupt him, Piero looked at him, and he lowered his head like a child and said sorry. Another was when Gianluca was talking and Piero began to unbutton his shirt and the girls started screaming, Gianluca looked at him and said: What are you doing? I am talking, more respect please.”
Thanks Josie for your help! Watch the video “The Boys” are looking well and are as handsome and funny as ever!!!
See Mundial for good photos and videos.
See All Things Il Volo for another good fan fiction.
Il Volo has the night off tomorrow and will be in Chile on 10/29/13.
Love and luck tonight, Piero, Ignazio and Gianluca!!