The Hispanic Heritage Awards ceremonies celebrated their 30th yesterday at the historic Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. The event brought together the most influential celebrities in the Hispanic community to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month.
Celebrities and some of the most recognized leaders in the Hispanic community celebrated cultural pride with cocktails prepared with Johnnie Walker in the VIP area, where they also left their encouraging messages in a piece created by the local artist Juan CRI Pineda, who was inspired by the culture and will be donated by Johnnie Walker to the Hispanic Heritage Foundation.
Some of the great stars that dazzled by his presence were:
Luis Fonsi – of the first in the charts of popularity, Puerto Rican superstar, who was awarded the Trailbralzer Award and interpreted “Despacito” his acclaimed solo worldwide
Frankie J. Álvarez – Cuban American actor and presenter of the program with the actress Alicia Sanz
JW Cortes – Actor of the series “GOTHAM”
José Andrés – Chef recognized worldwide
Enrique Santos – Personality of the Radio
Kalisto – a professional wrestler who recently signed with WWE
Locos Por Juana – Bilingual Latin Grammy Nominated Grammy and Latin Grammy Band
Gaby Moreno – Guatemalan singer
Veronica Falcon – Actress of “Queen of the South”
Buika – Nominated for the Latin Grammy Award
Both companies and individuals were celebrated during the ceremony to be broadcast by PBS on October 6, including DREAMERS, Rudy Beserra, Latin Recording Academy, Alba Colón, and others.
Johnnie Walker is committed to celebrating the cultural progress and diversity that the United States represents today through its “Keep Walking America” campaign and what better place to celebrate the accomplishments of our community than at the Hispanic Heritage Awards.