A parting gift to Barcelona

When it came time for Lucas Jatobá to leave Barcelona for a new life in Australia, he decided to say thank you to the city and its people that he had enjoyed so much

When it came time for Lucas Jatobá to leave Barcelona for a new life in Australia, he decided to say thank you to the city and its people that he had enjoyed so much

Jatobá says ” I´m Brazilian and I have  been really happy living in Barcelona in the last three years so I wanted to say goodbye in a special and different way. So I made a video with a message that could be shared with everyone.”

There’s a back story to this: Jatobá originally made the video with just seven tickets but he had used a song that he didn’t have rights to and so had to take it down after only three days online. “Some days later a Spanish website (Atrapalo.com) contacted me and offerred me a donation of 250 tickets to the theatre. Of course I took it and made the video again, in January, one week before moving to Sydney, Australia. Searching for a new song I found this Canadian singer called Jessica Allossery and she gave me the rights of her beautiful song Change the World.”

Yes, it all feels a bit like a mobile phone ad, but sweet gesture, no? Oh, alright then…

 

 

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