I met Sabine and Graciosa on sunday in Stuttgart where we stayed the night monday. Had a great beginning of our trip to Milan/Vigevano with Aperol and wine
Around 4:30am we left our hotel as our flight started from Stuttgart at 7am. On the airport Malpensa we met Faballa, who landed a few minutes before us. We drove to Milan, did some sightseeing and drove to Vigevano by bus. It was quite challenging cause 98% busdriver don´t speak english. Anyway we get there safe and sound. Checked in into our hotel which was a 10minutes walk away from the venue. We walked through the streets and ended up at the Piazza Ducale were we spent the rest of Monday. Was quite funny because we were able to watch the James Morrison fans how they were queuing. About 50 people at 6pm. Not comparable to Mika fans obviously.
We met Cassilda, her daughter and two friends of them and later Treasa and Sharon and had some drinks.
THE DAY started early. We arrived at the venue around 8am. There was a list which was started by italian fans. Got number 27…but in the end it didn´t matter. We sat in a café as the entrance was directly besides those little cafés. The shop owners moaned when we queued in front of the gate so no one could walk through and buy in their shops.
That was the reason Piazza Ducale was sponsored by Mika fans on Tuesday 24th July! The security was more than bad. It was anything but definetely not secure. Don´t know where they got their name from.
First I got a place in second row on Max´/Felix´side. Kanni´s boyfriend gave me his front row place. It was so kind of him!! The support act Ultimo was a great rock band. I liked their music even I didn´t understand the lyrics as they were in italian
Mika started his show with BG. Can´t tell you the right order and all songs he sang. Can remember of SITM where he mentioned his grandmama (he´s soooo cute), Relax, Grace Kelly, Happy Ending, Celebrate, Underwater, Lola, TOOL, Elle Me Dit, Love Today, BIOTG and We Are Golden. He was in a such good mood. He spoke italian and laughed a lot! And he told us that he´s running out of time with his column for XL Repubblica AGAIN and he didn´t know a topic yet.
After the gig we stayed inside the venue for about 15 minutes. Faballa finally got the chance to find Felix in the middle of people and got her personalized autograph on her drumstick. I´m so happy for her!
The security closed the venue and we had to leave the inside of the castle. We waited for 1 ½ hours til Mika came out. He was chatting with people and was very kind…as always. He told Rose that he crashed his car and has now a bigger one (half of the story is on my video of the M&G).
We came back to our hotel at 3am and I´m coverd with at least 74 mosquito bites….Things we do for Mika
I had a great time, thank you all for making my trip unforgettable. Especially Sabine, Renate and Mika (of course)