The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) today announced the main winner, host and artists for the 34th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards in its 2021 edition that will air on Friday, October 8 via PBS.
What time is the show and where can I watch it?
These coveted prizes dedicated to our Spanish culture will be broadcast on October 8th at 9pm/8pm. Centro on PBS.
Spanish Heritage Awards Produced by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and established by the White House in 1988 to celebrate the founding of Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, it is among the highest honors in Hispanics for Hispanics and is supported by 40 national Hispanic foundations.
Who will get the highest award?
In this 2021 edition, Mexican actress Salma Hayek He will receive this year’s Spanish Heritage Arts Award. “The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is delighted to honor the incomparable Salma Hayek with the Arts Award,” said José Antonio Tigerino, President and CEO of HHF.
As an international star, Salma has leveraged her stature and representation to influence the entire industry, as well as inspire young people while proudly representing her culture. What makes Salma a winner in the arts is that her goals have never been hers. He wanted to create opportunities for others and grow the entertainment industry to get more acting in front of and behind the cameras as he had done with Frida, which earned him two Academy Award nominations. But even that wasn’t enough, Salma continues her commitment to changing the face of Hollywood on screen and off.”
Who else will be honored?
On this occasion, stars of the stature Carlos Santana, who will receive the Legend Award, Boriqua Ivy Queen will be honored with the Vision Award, Kali Uchis will receive the Inspira Award, and Ron Rivera will receive the Sports Award) and NASA engineers Clara O’Farrell, Cristina Hernandez and Diana Trujillo will also be honored. They will be honored with a STEM award.
Who will participate and represent?
Similar to last year’s PBS broadcast (which was watched by more viewers than ever in the event’s history), this year’s presentation will once again feature clips filmed at locations in the US and Latin America.
In addition to showcasing exclusive glimpses of the honorees, the Colombian show will be hosted by former Hispanic Heritage Award winner John Leguizamo, which will be accompanied by performances that celebrate the richness and stylistic diversity of Hispanic music and culture.
Those stars who will appear on stage at the Hispanic Heritage Awards are Cimafunk, Dominican actress and singer Leslie Grace, Callie Uchias, Gabriela Reyes and the American Pops Orchestra.
There will also be a retrospective of West side story in 60 and a musical tribute star to Carlos Santana, starring Juanes, Ally Brooke, Black Pumas, Alex Cuba and Los Mavericks. “John Leguizamo’s return as host is a special moment after receiving the same award he will present to this year’s Honors category. We also look forward to celebrating Selma and all award recipients with compelling performances from a dynamic group of artists on PBS to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month via Americas.
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