The President highlighted the Chilean artist who became a Mexican national this year. Likewise, he also spoke of the influence of 31 Minutes and different authors that unite Mexico and Chile.
The President of the Republic, Gabriel Boric, dedicated words to the Chilean-Mexican singer-songwriter Mon Laferte, tothanking the Mexican people for the reception that the artist received.
Specifically, the president highlighted the voice of “Supermercado” during his speech in a solemn sessionwhen he made an intervention in the Senate of the Republic of Mexico.
Thus, he wanted to highlight the relationship between the two countries, ensuring that there was a broad exchange, recalling figures such as Gabriela Mistral, Roberto Bolaño, Octavio Paz, Sister Teresa and more.
“Current artists, like Mon Laferte, who makes us proud and fills our hearts, where you here in Mexico gave him the welcome that we did not know how to give him in our country “he assured then, without going into depth about it.
Likewise, Boric He also highlighted the influence of 31 minutes in the countryhighlighting how pop culture between both countries is something more than everyday for children and adolescents.
Norma Monserrat Bustamante Laferte, real name of the artist, became known in Chile during the talent show Red. However, the also plastic artist He achieved his international fame in music on Mexican lands.
There, he managed to release the album “Mon Laferte Vol.1”, which brought his hit “Tu Falta de Querer”, starting a series of hits that were successful all over the world. This year, the artist managed to obtain dual nationality in Mexico, a fact that she celebrated on social networks.
Mon Laferte and the gestures that Gabriel Boric has had
This is not the first time that Boric has recognized the talent of the national artist. In October of this year, Laferte herself recounted a gesture that he had with her in 2016when he was a deputy.
“I know he is a fan (of my music), because there are some tweets from him from many years ago, when I was still an independent artist. He was like ‘hey, I want such a record by Mon Laferte,’ she expressed.
“He was not yet a candidate for president nor was I such a popular person. But He already listened to my music, I know he’s a fan. I send greetings to the president,” he added.