SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, September 25 (EUROPA PRESS) –
This Tuesday, starting at 8:00 p.m., the Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA) assembly hall hosts the presentation of the documentary ‘Guess who performed that night’, which reviews the celebration of the concert by the American artist Michael in 47 minutes. Jackson in Santa Cruz de Tenerife on September 26, 1993, thirty years ago now.
This journalistic work collects the testimonies and impressions of those who promoted the event, from public officials to music promoters, including the media spokespersons who recounted day by day the process and success of an initiative that brought together 50,000 spectators on the esplanade. from the port of the capital of Tenerife.
It is a project that began amid skepticism due to the extreme difficulty of bringing a recital by the biggest star in pop history to the Canary Islands, but which became a reality as a result of a collective effort that involved the entire island society. .
The documentary also recounts and recreates the days that the artist spent on the island of Tenerife, starting from a tremendous reception at the Tenerife North Airport and his stay at the Botanical Hotel in Puerto de la Cruz.
The people who treated him in person, as well as those who attended to him during his stay on the island, offer valuable testimony about Michael Jackson’s attitude during the three days he stayed in Tenerife.
Finally, ‘Guess who performed that night’ offers a chronicle of a historic musical event in the Canary Islands, from the perspective of those who experienced it up close between the audience and the stage, such as the children who were selected to perform with the star in one of the moments of the concert. The documentary, in short, recounts and analyzes an event that marked a milestone in the celebration of international shows in the Canary Islands.
‘Guess Who Performed That Night’ is a documentary by the production company R2 Media Films and has been directed by Juan Manuel Bethencourt, with Raúl Pulido directing the film and Raúl Marrero as producer. In addition to its showing at TEA, it will be broadcast this Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. on Televisión Canaria, coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of the concert.