When you talk about Fortaleza, what first comes into your mind is the 2014 FIFA World Cup. However there is a must be place every time you visit Fortaleza more so this coming summer as the city will be hosting some of the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches.
I am talking about Iracema beach, it is the best hangout when you are tired of watching the world cup. The Fortaleza stadium will also be the venue for the FIFA Fan Fest where thousands of football fans will converge and together share the happiness associated with the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Jerome Valcke who is the Secretary General of FIFA was very much impressed by the progress and the city works in general when he visited the stadium. The Host City representatives had the presentation of the event plans to the required delegations and even the media onsite.
Valcke said that the location of Fortaleza was the best to host the FIFA Fan Fest and was happy standing on the beach that in six weeks’ time will have thousands of people from all parts of the world.
He added that much support for the project has comes from the city which is very much dedicated to make the 2014 FIFA World Cup a successful event ever.
On the other hand, Patricia Macedon who is the FIFA World Cup Municipal Secretary said that Fortaleza is known for its warm climate and the partying culture of people.
He therefore said that the city should welcome those people that will be attending the FIFA Fan Fest cordially. He also said that with the magnitude of the upcoming event, they have well designed and spacious places where the fans will enjoy the ongoing matches.
The mayor of Fortaleza who is Roberto Claudio Rodrigues Bezerra said that the city is known for its hospitable spirit and will use this coming event, FIFA Fan Fest to showcase the world how they will be welcoming the visitors in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The Fest will not just all be about football but will involve a series of entertainment such as best musical talents in Brazil.