Renowned Puerto Rican singer (R) in his MV Despacito (Photo: billboard.com)
Fonsi, whose “Despacito” attracted over 5 billion viewers on Youtube, will join other international and domestic artists at the largest music event in Asia on July 6 and 7.
It is reported that another renowned international artist will be present at the event, but the organisers have kept the name of this artist a secret.
The 2018 Cocofest, which is expected to lure 30,000 participants, wants to bring new experience of music to local youths under the theme “Laugh. Love. Live. Repeat”,
According to director Nguyen Viet Tu, Cocofest is hoped to become a cultural symbol of Da Nang city and turn the coastal city into a destination for superstars worldwide.
Besides music, the festival will also feature various sidelines activities, promising to entertain visitors.
Luis Fonsi took the world’s music by storm with his pop song “Despacito” (Slowly). The song was ranked fifth among the best Latin songs of all time by New York-based entertainment media brand Billboard last year.