It happened in a festival called “La China”, which took place in the early hours of Sunday on the boulevards of the Uruguayan capital.
A rendition was followed by a fierce brawl in which famous Argentine artists such as El Gante and Callejeiro Fino took part in the Rambla in Montevideo. caused by Hand-to-hand combat, punches and even bottle blowsThey are ignorant. The concrete thing is that the festival called “La China” ended because of these serious incidents.
The most convincing version of all that has been circulated is that it all started when a group of youths living in the VIP sector throw alcoholic drinks Located a little further down, towards the area where other attendees were at the event.
It didn’t take long for the riots to escalate, and in various videos that quickly circulated on social networks, young people were seen fighting in the surrounding area, not only among themselves but also with agents in charge of security and the prefecture. sight.
According to Uruguayan media, no one was arrested And some members of that force suffered minor injuries. Furthermore, it was reported that the mayor of Montevideo imposed a financial fine on the organizers of the festival, and that it would launch an investigation to unearth other possible irregularities.
“preemptively The permit is suspended until further notice. They will not be able to do any other programs or parties in that tent. He had another party planned for 6:30 pm today which was suspended,” official sources told the underlined site.
Fernando Herrero, one of the organizers of “La China”, told the press in that country that, in the midst of the events, there were people who took advantage steal alcoholic beverages and even cash registers, “We suffered a lot,” he lamented.
Furthermore, he said that he did not know the trigger for the excesses, but assured that in no way did the situation get out of control due to the lack of security agents. “By our standards, we tripled the amount,” Herrero said of the personnel assigned for the purpose.
Meanwhile, about the cancellation of the permit, he indicated: “It catches my attention and makes me sad. It is something that directly affects us, but we cannot control. I hope it has been canceled for good and further developments can continue.”
Official statement of “La China”: “The honor of the other was broken”
The organizers of the event published a statement on their official network this Sunday. “We should have waited hours to issue a statement, but haven’t. we completely Angry, Angry, Sad, FrustratedThe mix of sensations that makes us write this”, began the text.
“Seven years ago we were doing ‘La China’, and we always had meeting, friendship and fun as a priority. Were, for those who were working, for those who wanted to enjoy the show,” he said.
And he added: “Throughout the year we made a great effort to give our public the best productions, the best artists, the best parties, and look how we ended the year!!!!”.
“We deeply regret what happened, we don’t share anything that has anything to do with violence, we apologize to those who had a good time. We apologize to our team,” the statement concluded. “