Tonight Il Volo is performing the second of three concerts in Sao Paulo Brazil. Here’s a little history of this beautiful city.
São Paulo ;Portuguese pronunciation: [sɐ̃w Pawlu) ( Saint Paul) is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city proper in the southern hemisphere and the Americas and the world’s seventh largest city by population. The metropolis is anchor to the São Paulo metropolitan area, ranked as the second most populous metropolitan area in the Americas and among the ten largest metropolitan areas in the world.
São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil’s most populous state. It exerts strong regional influence in commerce, finance, arts and entertainment and a strong international influence.The name of the city honors Saint Paul of Tarsus.
The metropolis has the largest economy by GDP among Latin American and Brazilian cities. São Paulo has significant cultural, economic and political influence both nationally and internationally. It is home to several important monuments, parks and museums such as the Latin American Memorial, the Museum of the Portuguese Language, São Paulo Museum of Art, Museum of Ipiranga and the Ibirapuera Park. Paulista Avenue is the most important financial center of São Paulo. The city holds many high profile events, like the São Paulo Art Biennial, the Brazilian Grand Prix of Formula 1, Sao Paulo Fashion Week, ATP Brasil Open. São Paulo hosts the world’s largest gay pride parade. It is also the home of various Brazilian television networks including SBT, Rede Globoand Gazeta. (Wikipedia)
Twitters, Tweets and Keeks:
Gianluca of course has been tweeting up a storm! “One of the important keys to success is having the discipline to do what u know u should do even when u don’t feel like doing it” “I’ve always been strong” with a picture of himself at a young age wearing a Superman Costume, ADORABLE!! “I like being told the truth, and I will see if it hurts or not” On the Top Ten list of Best Baritones, Gianluca was #1! He tweeted ” What an honor THANKS to everyone who voted!” Latest tweet, “We will never let you go” referring to Il Volo and their IlVolovers!!
Piero was voted #1 of the top 10 Tenors! He tweeted “Thank you so much for the vote =) “I love you all” Ignazio came in #4 in that catagory.
Ignazio tweeted “Good morning everyone, so what do you think about the Christmas Album “BUON NATALE??”
Ignazio placed #1 in the catagory of Most Adorable Guys of All Time! We already knew that, didn’t we?
Il Volo Flight Crew is still holding on at #5 of best Il Volo sites!!
Il Volo’s last concert is Nov 16th in Panama. We are certainly looking forward to them returning to the states!!
Here are some dates to remember for November:
November 17th– Christmas Tree Lighting at The Grove Shopping Center in Los Angeles @7:30PM.
November 23rd– Meet and Greet at Santa Monica Place Courtyard, 8pm, free to public. Purchase of “Buon Natale” and signing begins at 5pm. There is limited space.
November 29th– Airing on PBS, Barbara Streisand Concert, with Il Volo as special guests. Check your local listings.
Thanks again to everyone participating in the Top Ten Polls!! You all make our site the success it has become over the past few months!!!
Love and Luck, Il Volo, for the rest of your concerts in Brazil!!