During the Vitae Summit 2022held at the Vatican on August 31 and September 1, J Balvin took several selfies with pope francis. In the images, uploaded to the official account of the Colombian interpreter, Both figures looked smiling, while having a small conversation.
“Few of us take selfies smiling and another flow latino gang with the Pope Francisco. Always in HIGH VIBE, LOVE, AND TOLERANCE, PS. At the end a video so you understand the vibe”, This was the description that the singer used to share the meeting with his fans and in which, He was very grateful to participate. “We are going to meet Pope Francis, Respect, great human being,” he shared on his social networks days before the event.
In addition to the photographs, the reggaeton player also shared a video on his networks where the highest religious authority spoke about the figure of the singer. The pontiff commented “You are naughty”to which the singer replied “Oh no, me a lot”; The conversation generated several comments and reactions from fans of Balvin.
Although there are still no details of the meeting, it is known that in the Travel Summit Figures such as the Mexican artist also attended Eduardo Verasteguiamerican actor Denzel Washington and the Italian singer Andrea Boticelli.
Artists have a very important role in society: Pope Francis
As part of your participation in the Vitae Summit 2022the Argentine pontiff commented that artists have great importance in society, because they are responsible for transmitting culture and values. “Artists have a very important role in society: to be guardians of the beauty of this world, ambassadors of the culture of encounter and witnesses of hope for all humanity.”
For its part, Luis Quinellipresident and founder of Vitae, commented that this event promotes “the development of cultural initiatives at a global level for a better world where unity, hope and encounter between all people are promoted, embracing differences”.
After a great acceptance by the artists invited to the first edition, Quinelli pointed out that now the challenge is to put into the conversation “hope, unity and the common good of fashion through the arts in order to positively impact to the heart and spirit of the people.
What is the Vitae Summit?
As part of a collaborative effort between Pope Francis and the Vitae Foundation, the First Vitae Summit is an event where participants have the opportunity to share experiences around art and the Catholic religion. Likewise, the artists meet to share different perspectives on the current situation and thus be able to create massive messages and projects focused on social welfare.
On the other hand, the Vitae Foundation is a non-profit organization that has the purpose of working with artists, world leaders and important figures to “start a conversation about how to make hope and the common good fashionable through the arts with in order to impact positively”, this according to the vaticannews.
It is also expected that the foundation will carry out more meetings of this type and thus reach more public, among the next cities where it is planned to carry out more initiatives are London, Mexico City Y The Angels.