ORLANDO, FL – August 20, 2018 – Florida Cup and Universal Orlando Resort officials announced today the return of the Florida Cup Fan Fest, featuring a performance by three-time Latin Grammy winner and Brazilian superstar, Ivete Sangalo. The concert will take place at the Music Plaza Stage in Universal Studios Florida on Jan. 11, 2019.
Universal Orlando Resort, home to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay, is partnering once again with the Florida Cup and will serve as the venue for several large fan activations, including the Florida Cup Fan Fest. Vacation packages including game tickets, accommodations at a Universal Orlando hotel and entrance to the theme parks, are already on sale.
2019 Florida Cup Fan Fest Headliner Ivete Sangalo is one of the most beloved pop-stars in Brazil. A three-time Latin Grammy winner, the globally recognized artist is considered one of the most successful icons in Brazil. She has sold over 17 million albums in her career and was the only Brazilian performer to headline and sell out the Madison Square Garden in New York.
“We are thrilled to welcome an international icon such as Ivete to our event,” said Florida Cup CEO Ricardo Villar. Fans can start to make their plan to visit and enjoy world class soccer featuring Ajax and Sao Paulo as two of the teams already confirmed, as well as first-class entertainment with Ivete Sangalo at the Fan Fest, plus all the fun and excitement Universal Orlando Resort has to offer.
“Our partnership with the Florida Cup this past year was a great success, and we’ll continue building on that foundation in 2019,” said Marcos Barros, Universal Orlando’s Vice President, International Sales – Latin America. “Thrilling entertainment and next-level vacation experiences is at the core of what we do, and together with the Florida Cup we are looking forward to giving our international visitors an experience like no other.”
To reserve a vacation package to Universal Orlando and the Florida Cup, or for additional information, please contact your preferred travel professional.
Additional event details will be announced in the coming weeks including additional teams, event dates, match schedule, and more. Visit www.floridacup.com to sign up for real-time updates, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
About Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Orlando Resort is a unique vacation destination that is part of the NBCUniversal Comcast family. For more than 25 years, Universal Orlando has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures.
Universal Orlando’s three theme parks, Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay, are home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative theme park experiences – including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Universal Orlando’s on-site hotels are destinations unto themselves and include Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, and coming this August, Universal’s Aventura Hotel. Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers immersive dining and entertainment for every member of the family.
Universal Orlando Resort continues to unveil all-new guest experiences, including powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and dramatically-themed hotels. Now open is Fast & Furious – Supercharged, where guests can join the Fast family and step into the blockbuster Fast & Furious films at Universal Studios Florida. And at Universal CityWalk, Voodoo Doughnut is now serving more than 50 types of delightfully weird and sinfully delicious doughnuts.
About The Florida Cup:
The Florida Cup is the largest international soccer celebration held annually in Florida. It is a global platform that combines sports and entertainment. Globally recognized soccer clubs from Europe and Latin America will convene in Central Florida for this premier tournament – a final tune-up before the start of their respective campaigns. For more information on the Florida Cup, visit www.floridacup.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.