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Viña del Mar likes Juanes

The Colombian rock star Juanes was the figure in the traditional Viña del Mar International Song Festival of Chile, one of the most important artistic events in Latin America. The singer was acclaimed by a public that sang together his music, especially his recent Grammy album “La vida es un ratico” (Life is Just a […]

Juanes, his Grammy to the Farc hostages

“La vida es un ratico” (The Life is Just a Moment), was the Juanes´ song to be awarded with the best pop album Grammy. The Colombian composer and singer dedicated it to the hostages of the Farc guerrilla. The Argentinian producer Gustavo Santaolalla received the Grammy in the name of Juanes. Santaolalla was the producer […]

A video of Juanes “la tierra” (the land)

Comment to this video Here one of the most popular videos of Juanes, “la tierra“. You can see his ideal of showing Colombia, this time his people and traditions. Here a translation of the song, however, it is better to listen in Spanis (aquí se habla español):

“What is the reason that they’re fighting for? We just want to live in peace.”

Juanes Sings a New Refrain About His Native Colombia Sunday, March 30, 2008; Page M02  washingtonpost.com (By Mark J. Terrill — Associated Press) He’s the Latin American answer to Bono — an anthemic rocker with a social conscience and one name: Juanes. Last fall the Colombian superstar released his fourth album, “La Vida . . […]