Happened the official opening ceremony of the 2011 Copa America. The crowd filled the stadium Unico de La Plata to accompany the party who launched the 43rd edition of the competition. The opening match is between the host team, Argentina, and Bolivia. The kick-starting was given at 21.45 and will have its last whistle July 24, Sunday, at 4pm, in Buenos Aires, with the grand finale. There are 12 teams divided into three groups. We will monitor 26 games until a champion team will devote America.
The party was filled with attractions, watch a show of images projected on different surfaces, giving life to these images and generating an optical illusion of high impact on viewers. It also had the presentation of the Argentine singer Diego Torres and Brazilian singer Ivete Sangalo, that closed the concert.
In this original proposal, the playing field functioned as a large virtual scenario in which, unlike the movies, the characters act and move off the screen, interacting with this fascinating and wonderful.
At the party were present the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, the chief ministers of Argentina, Anibal Fernandez, representing the President Cristina Kirchner, who is absent due to other commitments. Also attending the event were the governor of Buenos Aires, Daniel Scioli, and other representatives of the national government.
The stadium holds 53,000 people, for the reform was spent $ 100 million. 200 dancers were hired, 70 transmission teams and 300 meters of LED lights. In total, 400 people attended the show with artists and technicians.
The theme of the ceremony was the story of the Copa America 2011, their evolution and their mystique. A Copa that unites nations in the context of a healthy competition, nobility, peace and harmony. A tournament of an entire continent, America.