Luis Fonsi, the popular Portuguese singer who has taken the world by storm with his song Despacito, has his own star on the Ayia Napa Celebrity Square.
The artist was welcomed on Thursday afternoon by Mayor Yiannis Karousos, who, “having welcomed him in Ayia Napa, thanked him for accepting the place of the star plaque with his name on the Square of Celebrities, explaining to the famous singer the award criteria“, read an Ayia Napa Municipality announcement.
Luis Fonsi warmly thanked the Mayor for the honour and said that he considers it as an important award.
“Fonsi said that this was his first visit to Cyprus and Ayia Napa and is impressed by its beauty“.
He also said that he will make sure to visit Ayia Napa again next time on holiday with his family.
He added that he did not expect that his song Despacito would be so successful. He expressed his joy saying that music is the language that unites the world and noted that he would soon record his new song and is to give concerts in several countries.
It is worth mentioning celebrities who have earned a star at the Ayia Napa Celebrity Square included the likes of Chris Brown, Paul Van Dyke, Snoop Dogg, Nana Mouskouri, Vicky Leander and Marios Fragoulis.