Internationally renowned Norwegian DJ, songwriter and producer Kygo performed live at the Heineken Formula 1® Gran Premio De La Ciudad De México
The stage was built into the colorful podium overlooking the iconic Foro Sol area on the track, with artwork by local artist Lourdes Villagómez
Kygo embarked on her post-race celebration set after Max Verstappen victory sunday
Kygo collaborated with Mexican singer, songwriter Sofia reyes, Justin Jesso, Parson James and eight violinists for his performance
The show was enjoyed by fans allowed to enter the track and broadcast live to millions of fans around the world via social media channels Beatport and Formula 1®
CITY OF MEXICO, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Formula 1® has returned to Mexico After a two-year hiatus, Global Title Race Partner Heineken® celebrated the comeback with a post-race performance from world-renowned DJ, songwriter and producer Kygo. The exclusive setting took place on the podium after the Heineken FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE LA CIUDAD DE MÉXICO 2021, overlooking a crowded Foro Sol, the spectacular sports and concert hall built in 1993 inside the Autodromo Hermanos Rodríguez.
Following the racing action on the track which led to Max Verstappen thrilling victory, Kygo waved the checkered flag to mark the end of the race before stepping onto the podium to perform an hour-long set showcasing his best hits for fans on the track and at home around the world . The dynamic staging area, integrated into the celebration podium, created by Heineken®, featured artwork by local Mexican artist Lourdes Villagómez.
Villagómez’s beautiful and colorful artwork depicts Quetzalcoatl, an ancient deity of Aztec culture whose name translates to “Feathered Serpent” and was the Aztec god of sun, wind, air, and air. ‘learning.
The stage was built especially to house Kygo, Mexican singer Sofia reyes and American singers Justin Jesso and Parson James, alongside a grand piano, a DJ booth and eight violinists. The ensemble performed in front of a lively crowd that was allowed to take to the track to celebrate the performance and return of F1® to Mexico.
To perform at the Grand Prix, Kygo commented: “Like a huge F1® fan, it’s a real privilege to be back Mexico and performing at such an iconic race. The Foro Sol arena on the track, combined with the passion of Mexican fans, creates an electric atmosphere. I wanted to do something that lived up to the moment, celebrate the race, but also that people could come together to enjoy the sport and the live music. It was special to collaborate with such a talented singer as Sofia reyes in his country of origin for this performance, in addition to combining orchestral elements with violins and cellos. All of this added extra layers to the music and therefore more depth to the sound to create a truly unique performance. ”
Fans attending the race enjoyed the performances from the Foro Sol stands and on the track, while fans at home watched the livestream broadcast on the EDM Beatport streaming service, Facebook F1 and Red Bull Racing Honda channels as well as Kygo’s own Facebook page.
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Streaming channels: EDM Beatport streaming service via Facebook, YouTube and Twitch
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