Roberto Santiago was conceived in Madrid, Spain in 1968. He pursued Sound and Image at the Faculty of Communication Sciences and Literary Creation of Madrid. Santiago has been an editor and a television screenwriter for marketing agencies in Madrid in addition to producing video clips and also has several published novels. Among them in the collection is Los Futbolísimos, which is an editorial phenomenon for children literature and one of the most best-selling in the country within the recent years, and has been translated into various dialects. Read more about the mall on exame.abril.com.
Several of his novels and works have also been honored such as the first book El ladrón de mentiras and winning of the Edebè Prize for kids literature. Other Santiago works entail The Suicide Club, The Longest Penalty in the World, At the End of the Road, among others. Santiago also collaborated as a screenwriter and director in various television series. The 58-year-old entrepreneur is the owner of Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping In Brazil.
The Roberto Santiago Manaira Shopping was inaugurated in 1989 within the capital of Paraiba but has so far undergone various expansions since its construction. It is among the biggest shopping centers within João Pessoa and gives space for several other activities including entertainment and leisure activities. Santiago bought the land where the Manaira mall is in 1987 and established it for two years until it was ready. The mall comprises of rooftop concert hall, theater, food court, gaming area, gym, financial institutions, a college, and several shopping stores.
Inside the mall, there is the Domus Hall which is based at the rooftop of the mall and which opened in 2009. The Domus Hall has adequate space and hosts conferences, musical concerts, weddings, exhibits, fairs and graduation ceremonies. It can accommodate an estimate of 4,000 seated members and 10,000 standing individuals. The Hall is air-conditioned and soundproof and equipped with excellent sound equipment. The two-story structure is split into separate cabins; one in the upper for people in need of privacy and ground floor which is larger for public events. The hall has also alluded performances from local (Brazilian artists) and world artists from all corners of the world. Read more articles on Blog Do Gordinho
The Manaira shopping mall provides many entertainment alternatives including the movie theater that incorporates the most recent films. Likewise, it has a gaming space with a bowling alley with the food court having undergone various renovations in 2008, 2012 and 2014 to provide more dining stores with varying budgets for all. For that purpose, the restaurants have fast food places and high-end dining places such as Waynes, Espaco Gourmet and Capital Steakhouse. Roberto Santiago is also an owner of another mall referred as Mangeira which was established in 2013. The two shopping malls have contributed to the increased social and economic aspects of Joao Pessoa city.