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Italian rock star Vasco Rossi to obtain Rome’s prime honour

Vasco Rossi “honoured and proud” to obtain award.

Italian rock star Vasco Rossi is to obtain the Lupa Capitolina, Rome’s highest honour, following his two sold-out reveals on the Circus Maximus final weekend.

The veteran singer-songwriter introduced the information on Monday, publishing a letter on social media from the capital’s councillor for tourism and main occasions, Alessandro Onorato.

The letter describes the Lupa Capitolina as the very best recognition that the town provides to “illustrious personalities who’ve left, and proceed to depart, an indelible mark on the tradition and creativeness of our metropolis.”

Outlining his musical success, the letter credit Rossi with “thrilling tens of millions of Romans” together with his songs in addition to stressing his dedication to tackling racism.

Rossi, 70, gave an enthusiastic response to the invitation, saying he can be “honoured and proud” to obtain the Lupa Capitolina from the town’s mayor Roberto Gualtieri.

He pledged to return to Rome particularly to benefit from the second “with leisure and pleasure” as quickly as he finishes his nationwide tour.

The singer, from Italy’s northern Emilia-Romagna area, hailed “the extraordinary welcome” on the “magical” Circus Maximus the place 140,000 followers flocked to see him on 11 and 12 June.

“How splendid you’re, Rome” – he wrote on Instagram – “I’ve courted you for a very long time and you’ve got adopted me.”

Earlier recipients of the Lupa Capitolina embrace Måneskin, the Rome rockers who gained Eurovision for Italy, at a ceremony presided over by the town’s former mayor Virginia Raggi final summer time.

Måneskin will comply with in Rossi’s footsteps and carry out a sold-out live performance on the Circus Maximus on 9 July, hyped by organisers Rock in Roma as “the occasion of the yr”.

Information of Rossi’s award comes as Rome singer-songwriter Renato Zero provides a sixth live performance date at Circo Massimo, on 28 September, after the primary 5 reveals offered out.

Zero, considered one of Italy’s best-selling musicians, will carry out 5 different concert events within the coveted venue on 23, 24, 25 and 30 September in addition to 1 October.

Not too long ago it was introduced that Bruce Springsteen would return to the Circus Maximus on 23 Could 2023 after enjoying there in 2014.

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