In the middle of the electoral ban and with less than 48 hours until Sunday’s runoff, Javier Milei He went with his partner, Fatima Florezto the Teatro Colón to see the opera Madame Butterfly and he received boos and applause.
The La Libertad Avanza candidate arrived with the actress and comedian at the entrance to the legendary theater, where an assistant with an umbrella greeted them in the middle of the rain. Both entered holding hands and the sequence was recorded in images by several photographers.
The liberal economist, true to his style, wore a black suit, with a light blue shirt and a dark tie with polka dots. For her part, the comedian wore a red dress, which she combined with high-heeled sandals and a purse of the same color.
The couple arrived during the play’s intermission and sat in one of the boxes to enjoy Giacomo Puccini’s classic. Her presence did not leave anyone indifferent. Everyone in the audience turned and reacted, some with applause and others with boos and hisses.
While many came to greet him and record him with their cell phones, a chant began to take over the venue: “Milei, trash. You are the dictatorship”. Also heard was the “Never again, never again“, in reference to the phrase of the prosecutor Julio Strassera in the trial of the Military Juntas. Some members of the soundtrack even dared to play the peronist march.
Several videos taken from different corners of the venue began to quickly go viral on social networks.
That context, where applause and grievances were mixedcaused the start of the second part of the play to be delayed around 10 minutes.
Although at first it emerged that he had left the place, Clarín saw the candidate present until the end of the work. After the performance, he was even with many people who came up to greet him.
Minutes after 11 p.m., Patricia Bullrich He referred to this episode on his social networks: “The Teatro Colón is a showcase of Argentina in the world. Today, part of the audience and a minority of the orchestra and choir tried to sing the Peronist march, shocking Milei.”
“A sample of the reigning decay and of the same old intolerance. On Sunday change is inevitable,” he concluded on his X account (ex Twitter).
The Teatro Colón is a showcase of Argentina in the world. Today, part of the public and a minority of the orchestra and choir tried to sing the Peronist march, shocking @JMilei. A real example of the prevailing decadence and the same intolerance as always.
— Patricia Bullrich (@PatoBullrich) November 18, 2023
Milei returned this Thursday to the City of Buenos Aires, more precisely to Hotel Libertador which he uses as an improvised campaign bunker, after having closed his campaign with a massive event in Córdoba with Patricia Bullrich.
His sister accompanies him there Karinahead of his campaign; Guillermo Francos, elected as Minister of the Interior of his eventual Government; your advisor Santiago Caputo; and Nicolas Posse, his potential chief of staff.
Precisely, he will wait with his team in that central hotel, located in Córdoba and Maipú, for the final results of the ballot this Sunday, November 19, which will define whether he or Sergio Massaa candidate for Unión por la Patria, will be the next president as of December 10.