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The New York Latin Culture Awards

New York Latin Culture Awards
New York Latin Culture announced the 1st Annual New York Latin Culture Award honorees at a simple ceremony January 24, 2013 at Tous, the Spanish jewelry boutique in SoHo. The Awards recognize New York government, education and culture leaders for their contributions to Latin culture in New York City in the previous year.

The New York Latin Culture Award honorees are selected by the New York Latin Culture editors.

“New York City is a special place in the world because it gives everyone a chance to prove themselves. It does not matter whether you are big or small. What matters is what you have to give.” said Ximena Ojeda, New York Latin Culture Director. “The New York Latin Culture Award honorees and nominees give more than most. That is why we honor them today.”

New York Latin Culture Awards
Photo Vitaliy Sholokhov

Kieron Slattery of Smithfield NYC, Alba Parejo of Consulate General of Spain, Andrea Piccolo & Helio de Sousa of Concept Salon, Ximena Ojeda & Keith Widyolar of New York Latin Culture Media, Jonathan Barbieri of Mezcal Pierde Almas, Alberto Gonzalez of GustOrganics, Dan Mueller of Jazz at Lincoln Center, at Tous the Spanish jewelers in SoHo.

New York Latin Culture Awards 2013

New York Government

The winner is NYC Latin Media & Entertainment Commission for promoting oustanding Latin cultural events in many disciplines throughout the year.

The nominees were:

World Government

The winner is Consulate General of Spain for producing SpainCultureNewYork.org, a leading resource for culture from Spain and all the Spanish-speaking countries.

The nominees were:

Education

The winner is King Juan Carlos Center at New York University for hosting outstanding cultural events of Spain and all Spanish-speaking countries.

The nominees were:

  • City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Columbia University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Julliard

Dance

The winner is Ballet Hispanico for producing outstanding dance theater that draws on the entire Hispanic-Luso world for inspiration.

The nominees were:

  • Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater (Mexican-American)
  • Flamenco Vivo (Spanish-American)
  • Noche Flamenca (Spanish-American)
  • Limón Dance Company (Mexican-American)

Music

The winner is Carnegie Hall for bringing “Voices of Latin America” to all of New York’s diverse communities.

The nominees were:

  • Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • SOB’s
  • Terraza 7
  • World Music Institute

Theatre

The winner is Jazz at Lincoln Center for bringing “The Most Amazing Story Ever Sung,” the first original Colombian Broadway musical to the City.

“We are honored to have received this prestigious award,” said Dan Mueller, Assistant Director, Sales & Scheduling for Jazz at Lincoln Center.

The nominees were:

  • Marquis Theatre ~ Evita (Argentine/Puerto Rican)
  • Pregones
  • Repertorio Español
  • Teatro StageFest

Film

The winner is Film Society of Lincoln Center for presenting outstanding Hispanic-Luso film at its Latinbeat, Spanish Cinema Now, and New York Film Festivals, and throughout the year.

The nominees were:

  • Cinema Tropical
  • Corto Circuito Latino Short Film Festival
  • Havana Film Festival New York
  • HBO International Latino Film Festival

Fashion

The nominees were:

  • Carlos Miele (Brazilian)
  • Carolina Herrera (Venezuelan-American)
  • Custo Barcelona (Spanish)
  • Tous (Spanish)

Health & Beauty

The nominees were:

  • Aire Ancient Baths (Spanish-American)
  • Circular Power (Puerto Rican-American)
  • Concept Salon (Brazilian-American)
  • J Sisters (Brazilian-American)
  • Ricardo Rojas Salon (Argentine-American)

Art

The nominees were:

  • El Museo del Barrio (Puerto-Rican American)
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • Mary-Anne Martin
  • Hispanic Society (Spanish-American)
  • Pinta

Literature

The nominees were:

  • Americas Society
  • Instituto Cervantes (Spanish)
  • McNally Jackson Books
  • Queen Sofia Spanish Institute (Spanish-American)
  • Seven Stories Press

Food

The nominees were:

  • Casa Mezcal (Mexican-American)
  • Churrascaria Tribeca (Brazilian-American)
  • Dulce Vida Cafe (Colombian-American)
  • GustOrganics (Argentine-American)
  • Puro Chile (Chilean-American)

Drink

The nominees were:

  • City Winery
  • Juan Valdez Cafe (Colombian-American)
  • Mezcal Pierdealmas (Mexican)
  • Puro Wine (Chilean)
  • QW Wine Experts (Argentine-American)

Sports

The nominees were:

  • Football Factory at Legends
  • Nevada Smiths
  • New York Mets
  • New York Yankees
  • Smithfield NYC

“New York City is both a magnet and a beacon of outstanding culture. By being open to ideas from everywhere, New York sets an example for our country and the entire world,” added Ms. Ojeda. “These organizations are just a few of the many bright lights of culture that shine across the City, but they are among the brightest. Following their example helps make the world a better place for everyone.”

Thank you to everyone who joined us and especially to Tous, for supporting New York Latin Culture and hosting this event. We look forward to next year.

 
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