Shakira’s Saturday concert is the singer’s first outdoor performance part of “The Sun Comes Out” tour this year. The show is part of the Emagic Summer Fest. Smiley and Bosquito are the opening acts. Preparations for the much expected event entered the home straight earlier in the week, when access to the Constitution Square was banned on account of concert arrangements.
Vehicle traffic will be restricted in the area on lane 1 between Libertatii Blvd. and Unirii Blvd, and May 4-8, 7.00 am to 11.00 pm, and on Libertatii Blvd, between Calea 13 Septembrie and Natiunilor Unite Blvd. between May 7, 1.00 pm and May 8, 6.00 pm, as well as on the Unirii Blvd. stretch between “I.C. Bratianu Blvd. and Constitution Square. Saturday, the public’s access to the outdoor venue will be allowed beginning 5.00 pm, either via the Libertatii Blvd, from the Natiunilor Unite Blvd, or Libertatii Blvd., from Calea 13 Septembrie, with the remaining tickets up for purchase at the gates. Access to the concert area will not be allowed from Unirii Blvd. MyTicket has also opened until today, 11.00 am through 6.00 pm, the Biletoo special box office in Unirea Shopping Centre (ground floor, Calarasi wing), where tickets are up for sale as follows: seated tickets – RON 280, turf A – RON 180 and turf B – RON 120.
According to Emagic, Shakira will have backstage handmade vintage furniture, fruit plates containing mandarins, mango, bananas, melon, plums and apricots, snacks, chips, various candies various kind of teas, bottled water, but Romanian beer too, Ciuc Premium namely. The handmade furniture includes a large goose feather couch, two wooden coffee tables, chairs and a Moroccan mirror. The singer is accompanied by an entourage of 70 people including her 8-member band, two dancers, a choreographer, makeup artist, personal stylist and a French teacher, a steady presence when the singer is on tour.