Lead singer of the band Mana, Fher Olvera, performs all the way through a Cinco de Mayo event at the White house in Washington, DC. JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty images
Maná is making heritage in 2016, and it all all started in February once they grew to be the very first Mexican rock band to obtain a star on Hollywood's stroll of fame.
Following their awesome milestone, the band announced that they would operate for President Obama on the White residence on Cinco de Mayo. The day ultimately arrived on Thursday, and the band delivered a nearly forty-minute set with some of their ideal hits.
"Wow, wow, wow! For us, a bunch of men from Guadalajara, Mexico, or not it's an honor and or not it's a dream come genuine to be playing for Latinos within the White house," observed frontman Fher Olvera.
"if they would have told me this 25 years ago... that this would take place, i would accept as true with it was a dream.... but right here we're," he brought.
Band member Alex Gonzalez additionally expressed his excitement and gratitude. "thank you so a lot, thanks President Obama for the invitation," spoke of the Cuban drummer.
"To the entire individuals in the White house, magnificent team of workers, thank you so lots for every little thing. thanks to the Latino neighborhood it really is right here. Viva Mexico, Mana, Cinco de Mayo and the White condominium!"
on the "President Obama hosts a Cinco de Mayo Reception," the band performed seven of their smash hit singles, the repertoire protected the following:
in the middle of their exhibit, which included many "Viva Mexico" and "Viva los Latinos" chants, the band additionally talked in regards to the planet Earth.
"This music talks concerning the recognize we need to have for mother Nature," talked about Olvera before singing "Donde Jugaran los Niños?"
"one of the crucial things that the majority worries this band is the mistreatment to our planet earth. world warming is not a joke, and it's something it's affecting us all. We need to locate an answer to this now," he delivered.
In entrance of a hyped crowd, the band signed off their historical efficiency with "Corazon Espinado," a song they released with Carlos Santana a pair years returned.
"thanks very an awful lot for all the love right here, in Mexico and Latin america. we like all of you. God bless and proceed celebrating Cinco de Mayo. i want a tequila -- with a bit of luck they do not kick me out of the White apartment," talked about Olvera.
Watch Maná's total performance as of minute 32