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Spain: Cirque du Soleil holds dress rehearsal of Messi10 show in Barcelona

Spain, Barcelona
October 08, 2019 at 23:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Cirque du Soleil performers completed the dress rehearsal of a performance based on Argentine football star Lionel Messi, 'Messi10', in Barcelona on Tuesday, ahead of its premiere.

The first show will be held on Thursday at the Parc del Forum venue and will involve 47 performers from 15 countries in a 90-minute performance. There will reportedly be 32 sessions in Catalonia and then there will be a world tour in other countries.

Cirque du Soleil's creative team announced that the show will allocate four tents of a total of 12,000 square meters, reproducing the surroundings of a football stadium, and will allow audiences to talk in a virtual way with the player.

According to the official web site of the event, "the public will be able to witness the story of a young man born with great ambition and capable of overcoming any obstacle and also wants to become the best number 10 in the world."

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Cirque du Soleil performers completed the dress rehearsal of a performance based on Argentine football star Lionel Messi, 'Messi10', in Barcelona on Tuesday, ahead of its premiere.

The first show will be held on Thursday at the Parc del Forum venue and will involve 47 performers from 15 countries in a 90-minute performance. There will reportedly be 32 sessions in Catalonia and then there will be a world tour in other countries.

Cirque du Soleil's creative team announced that the show will allocate four tents of a total of 12,000 square meters, reproducing the surroundings of a football stadium, and will allow audiences to talk in a virtual way with the player.

According to the official web site of the event, "the public will be able to witness the story of a young man born with great ambition and capable of overcoming any obstacle and also wants to become the best number 10 in the world."

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