Filmaster Events organises the Opening Ceremony of Copa Libertadores
The opening ceremony of the Libertadores Cup, the most important football competition for South American clubs, was organized by an Italian firm: Filmmaster Events. In collaboration with Touché, they delivered a show dedicated to the first final played as a single match in the history of the South American tournament. The task was made even more complex when the competition’s venue was unexpectedly changed from Santiago in Chile to Lima in Peru, a decision that was made two weeks prior to the event due to public order problems afflicting the country that had originally been selected to host the event.
The show featured over 300 people involved in the cast and staging, as well as four South American stars, Fito Paez, Anitta, Sebastian Yatra and Tini, who entertained the public and the two groups of fans. The ceremony took the spectators on an emotional journey devoted to the great football passion of the South American people, which culminated in the unveiling of the prestigious Copa Libertadores, a cult trophy hailed by every football fan on the continent.
“We are very pleased to have been chosen by CONMEBOL for this important ceremony. Once again football is an area where Filmmaster, following its experiences with the Champions League and the European Championship, is establishing itself as a key player through its expertise, integrity and reliability,” commented Andrea Varnier – CEO of Filmmaster Events.
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