Viña del Mar 2016 on @NBCUniverso

Viña del Mar is just around the corner and we’re getting ready to watch!

Taking place every February in the coastal city of Viña del Mar, Chile, el Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar is the largest and longest-running music festival in Latin America. For nearly 60 years, the Festival has drawn some of biggest names in music to its stage, including internationally renowned artists such as Ricky Martin, Thalía, Carlos Santana, Romeo Santos, Marc Anthony, and Shakira.

This year, we’re looking forward to a multitude of amazing performances from Ricardo Montaner, Ana Torroja, Javiera Mena, Wisin, and Don Omar, as well as from Latin Grammy award winners Marco Antonio Solís and Alejandro Sanz. Nicky Jam, who won three Premio Lo Nuestro on February 18th [Collaboration of the Year, Urban Song of the Year (“El Perdón”) and Urban Artist of the Year], and Pablo Alborán, fresh off his Goya win for Best Original Song (“Palmeras en la Nieve”), will also perform.

Vina 2016 lineup

Luckily for viewers here in the U.S., NBC UNIVERSO is once again providing exclusive coverage of the Festival, available across multiple platforms: TV, mobile/tablets, PC, and On Demand. Performances will be streamed live online during the six-day-long event. The network will also broadcast one-hour television specials of select performances, the first of airs on March 5th and features Alejandro Sanz. Network subscribers will have access to these specials for 30 days after airing via the NBC UNIVERSO app, as well as through Video On Demand and TV Everywhere.

Alejandro Sanz Vina 2016

Live streaming begins on Monday, February 22nd at 7:45 PM ET/4:45 PM PT on NBCUNIVERSO.com. Tweet as you watch with the official hashtag #ViñaUniverso2016!

February 22nd: Marco Antonio Solís, Ricardo Montaner

February 23rd: Ana Torroja, Eros Ramazzotti

February 24th: Alejandro Sanz

February 26th: Pablo Alborán, Nicky Jam

February 27th: Wisin, Javiera Mena, Don Omar

Nicky Jam Vina 2016

Erica DAurora

Author: Erica DAurora

"Writer and music lover, founder of international music blog musicalnotesglobal.com."

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