Paquita la del Barrio chose the day of her birthday to announce at the 2023 Texcoco International Fair her retirement from the palenque stages, since her health prevents her from continuing to perform in this type of venue.
At one point in the night, the singer celebrated her birthday and the fair authorities gave her some recognition. In addition, the president of the Walk of the Stars in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, crowned her as the International Queen of Migrants.
A magical night was experienced at the Horse Fair in Texcoco, in the State of Mexico, since it was the last time that Paquita la del Barrio would set foot on a stage like this, since her health no longer allows her to continue with this pace of work. Moved to tears, the interpreter of Blank check thanked the affection of her public for all these years that accompanied her.
Thank you very much for having put up with me for so long, from 1947 to 2023; your applause, I bring them here (touching his chest), those are already mine, they go with me to the grave.
During a break in his presentation, he celebrated his 76th birthday. Several members of his family attended the celebration, including his sister Viola, with whom he once shared the stage. In addition, the singer recalled that Texcoco was her first palenque and it will be her last.
Thank you very much, well, how sad that, as I could, I complied, because I don’t like to work like that, but life is like that. Life charges us everything, I also want to tell you that here in Texcoco it was my first Palenque. This was my first palenque and from there I followed myself, all the palenqueros called me to their palenque, I thank you very much… all of you. And here we will be, you know. Well, thank you very much for joining me tonight, thank you.
That night they gave him different recognitions, but what moved the Veracruz star the most was the affection of his audience. Just as she mentioned that she will forever keep the applause of her fanswe know that his fans will carry the memory of his songs forever, although we have no doubt that they will not forget to shout at the top of their lungs: “You are listening to me, useless”.