Louis Tomlinson in Lima: queue to enter the concert reaches El Derby avenue and other details of his time in Peru | concert | LIGHTS

A icon juvenile is back. The British Louis Tomlinson He arrived in our country last Monday, May 30, on a flight from Brazil. In anticipation of his concert on June 1, he was received by a large number of fans who gathered outside the hotel where he is staying, located in the Miraflores district. Meanwhile, during the morning of this Wednesday, hundreds of followers began to form a long queue outside the Arena Peru Explanada, located in Santiago de Surco.

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fan love

Before entering the venue, the artist took a few seconds to greet his followers, who exploded with emotion at the reunion. Through social networks, Tomlinson expressed his deep gratitude to the national fans. “What an amazing welcome to Peru. You guys blow my mind!”, he wrote on Twitter.

The fans continued outside the hotel on Monday night waiting for a new greeting from their favorite artist. This happened moments later. Louis approached the balcony of his room and his fans shouted: “we love you”.

Later, some held out the hope that the idol would leave the hotel to get closer to his fans. While waiting, they began to sing the song “Motor y Motivo” by Group 5. “I don’t know about you, but I want to see this urgent collaboration”, “Louis, you are my motor and reason”, “May Peruvian fans sing you a song from Group 5, that means you did everything right in life”, are some messages that were read on Twitter along with the video of the precise moment. Even the social networks of the national cumbia group shared the clip that circulates on the Internet.

During the morning of Tuesday the 31st, more followers of Louis Tomlinson approached the outside of the hotel to tempt the possibility of seeing their idol up close; however, it appears that this was the artist’s day off, as there was no team movement. Despite this, they did not hesitate to express their love for the former One Direction through posters and harangues.

music tribute

In the afternoon, the fans put together a batucada outside the Miraflores hotel accompanied by a group of musicians. “How can I not love you” by La Blanquirroja was one of the songs sung by the artist’s followers, who asked Tomlinson to leave his room for a moment. So far, his presence outside has not been confirmed; however, a member of his team did go out to document the situation.

Even though Louis didn’t leave the hotel, his band did. The team walked through a Miraflores shopping center and several fans recognized them. In the Tik Tok social network, the video of a user who, together with her friends, invited Pisco Sour to the musicians went viral.

Another of the signs of enthusiasm for the British concert has been evidenced in the large group of fans who are camping outside the Peru Explanada Arena, located in the Jockey Plaza. They seek to be the first to enter the compound and be as close to Tomlinson as possible this Wednesday.

The big day has arrived

This June 1 will be the concert of Louis Tomlinson and hundreds of fans are outside the Arena Perú Explanada, forming a long queue that extends along Manuel Olguín Avenue, in the district of Santiago de Surco.

Through Twitter, various users reported the agglomeration that exists outside. Some fans camped outside hoping to get a good spot inside the venue.

Users on Twitter reported the long queue outside the Arena Perú Esplanada. (Photo: Twitter @jonaxale)

Around 10:50 in the morning, users on Twitter reported that the queue to enter the Arena Peru Explanada extended for several blocks, reaching the busy El Derby avenue in Santiago de Surco.

Also, on social networks, the British fans shared a “fan project” in which they are working for tonight’s concert. The project is divided by songs, as it was known through Twitter. For example, during the single “Walls,” attendees will illuminate the venue in sunset colors.

After 8 years, Peruvian fans will have the opportunity to enjoy the musician in concert. His first presentation in our country took place on April 27, 2014, when he was still a member of the British group One Direction along with Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Zayn Malik.

The production company Move Concerts, in charge of the event, announced Tuesday that an additional limited quantity was put up for sale so that more fans could see Louis Tomlinson live. The doors of the venue will open from six in the afternoon, the pedestrian access will be through Manuel Olguín avenue and the COVID-19 protocol must be followed by all attendees.