Statue of Shakira unveiled in Barranquilla: this is how the singer reacted – El Sol de México

This Tuesday, a statue which pays tribute to the singer and dancer Shakirawho was born in that city almost 47 years ago.

In the company of her parents and the mayor of Barranquilla, the “Antología” interpreter was present when the bronze statue which has a height of just over 6 meters.

“A heart that composes, hips that do not lie, an unmatched talent, a voice that moves masses and feet that march for the good of children and humanity,” Jaime Pumarejo, mayor of Barranquilla, shared on his social networks.

For its part, Shakira He published on his social networks some photos of the moment in which this monument was unveiled, the second that pays tribute to the singer.

“It makes me happy to share this with my parents and especially with my mother on her birthday,” the singer said on her Instagram account.

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Just a few hours after being published, Shakira’s publication has already reached just over two million likes and 25 thousand comments in which the singer’s career is recognized.

The person in charge of making the statue that refers to the iconic Shakira’s hip movement was the plastic artist Yino Marquez, who was also present at the event.

“The end of her aluminum skirt symbolizes the waves of the sea and the river. Her raised arms and hands intertwined vertically represent the reach of transcendence,” can be read on the plaque of the work.

In Barranquilla there was already a work of art that pays tribute to his careerthis is a 5-meter steel sculpture, located outside the Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium.

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This monument founded in 2006 refers to the singer, and it represents Shakira With flared pants holding a guitar in his hands, his long, messy hair also stands out.

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