She brings Protest to the stage – naked

The Monster is waiting, when the Chilean singer Laferte Mon in Vina del Mar, appearance. Every year at the end of February, the Festival Internacional de la Can

She brings Protest to the stage – naked

The Monster is waiting, when the Chilean singer Laferte Mon in Vina del Mar, appearance. Every year at the end of February, the Festival Internacional de la Canción are held in the fashionable seaside resort on the Chilean coast, one of the oldest and largest music competitions in Latin America.

million television viewers the spectacle, and the audience comes in especially for the Festival-built amphitheatre, 20'000 people, which is not only dull jubilation mass, but an active part of the staging. Artists have been booed in the past few years, and from the stage whistled. Critical Transparent, even against the current policy, belong to the solid Tradition. "The Monster" was called the audience a question so far, but this year everything is different.

government wants Monster tame

For four months, is shaken Chile of heavy protests. You are against inequality and Repression in the country. Because of the unrest, the government had to cancel the world climate summit and a Meeting of the Apec countries. The Festival of Viña del Mar takes place now, but under severe safety precautions. Jokes on the stage are prohibited, as is any Transparent in the audience.

the government and the organizers, it seems, the monsters want to tame. Only a woman comes to you in the way of: Mon Laferte, currently the most successful artist in the country – and also one of the most famous critics of the current government.

Laferte 36 years old, and inequality know from my own experience. Born under the bourgeois name Norma Monserrat Bustamante Laferte, it is only a few kilometers from the amphitheatre in a social settlement grew up. The money was scarce. To contribute to the household budget, started Laferte in Bars to sing, in 2003 she then took part in a reality show, your voice made you famous, it's a first Album, and further television appearances followed.

From the TV star's Anti-heroine

After a few years, but Laferte wanted to escape the Image of the TV starlet. They threw everything, moved to Mexico city, was back on the road and won again with a record contract. 2018 appeared then, "Norma", an Album live and recorded on tape.

else had Laferte long from TV star to the Anti-heroine changed: a vegan, a feminist, an activist. As in Chile in mid-October, mass demonstrations broke out, flew Laferte home immediately, in order for the protests to occur.

"In Chile, is tortured, raped and murdered."

At the award ceremony of the Latin Grammys in November, when the Chilean singer the award for best alternative Album had won, made Laferte is a scandal: they appeared with naked torso on the red carpet, in big letters on their Breasts with a marker pen, wrote: "In Chile, is tortured, raped and murdered".

The conservative government of Sebastian Piñera was a thorn in the eye, the Chilean police even opened Laferte an investigation against sun, because they had accused the Carabiñeros of arson. When visiting Vina del Mar, you should appear about now in court, just before you will enter on Monday evening, the stage.

Created: 24.02.2020, 22:38 PM

Updated Date: 02 March 2020, 12:02

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