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Renan Almendarez Coello, `El Cucuy De La Tarde,' Will Host 60 Hour Radio-thon On KSCA-FM 101.9, Benefiting `Ninos De La Calle,' the Street Children of Guadalajara

6/2/2003

"El Cucuy De La Tarde" Announces Talent Line-up for "VA POR GUADALAJARA!" a 3-Day Radio-thon and Live Broadcast - June 6th, 7th and 8th in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES--(HISPANIC PR WIRE - BUSINESS WIRE)--June 2, 2003--Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation (NYSE:HSP) and Renan Almendarez Coello, "El Cucuy de la Tarde," KSCA 101.9 FM's top rated radio personality and founder of the El Cucuy Foundation, are proud to announce his upcoming 60-hour Radio-thon,"VA POR GUADALAJARA!," benefiting "Ninos de la Calle," the street children of Guadalajara. Renan will host the three-day event to be held on June 6th, 7th and 8th, next to the Grand Olympic Auditorium at the corner of Grand Ave.and Washington Blvd. in downtown Los Angeles. Donations will be used to build a village for 300 children in Guadalajara that will provide shelter and education, as well as towards a refuge for 300 abused women with children.

The Radio-thon event will be a three-day LIVE broadcast to include free concert entertainment for the family each day from 10 a.m. 10 p.m., while "El Cucuy" broadcasts live on location to raise funds for the homeless children of Guadalajara.

"VA POR GUADALAJARA!" promises to be a star-studded celebrity event with surprise guests joining Renan to help support this charitable cause. An outstanding mix of top Latin entertainers will perform LIVE on all three days. The artists confirmed to attend "VA POR GUADALAJARA!" are:

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Los Tigres del Norte El Gavilan
Los Razos Nico y Su Banda
Enrique Iglesias Jimena
Fernando Carillo Ricky Martin (via-telefonica)
Mike Diaz Cumbre Nortena
Juan Carlos Sanchez Banda Maguey
Eduardo Yanez Los Rieleros del Norte
Carmen Jara Victor Gomez y Los Rebeldes del Norte
El Narquillo El Unico del Sur
Los Pasteles Verdes Jacqueline y Su Sonora Del Milenio
Adan Quen Caballo Negro
California Show Grupo La Frequencia
Rafael Ponce y Su Grupo Norteno Rocio Esqueda
Rubi La Reyna del Tropico Huarachin y Huarachon
Los Astros de Durango Los Avios del Norte
Los Narcos de Tijuana Conjunto Kamaro
El Alacran de Durango Vaqueros de Michoacan
Real Norteno Conjunto Azabache
El Original de la Sierra Rebelion Nortena
Tierra Yaki Adelfa Alonso
Los Fieles Los Dorados del Norte

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Helping people is not just an occasional act of kindness for Renan, it is part of Renan's daily routine. He is always dedicating time on his show to helping the community and people in need. Last year, Renan broke his personal record, broadcasting LIVE for 58 hours, raising an astounding $1.75 million at his 3-day "Radioton de la Esperanza - Radio-thon For Hope," benefiting Padres Contra el Cancer, a charity committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families.

Renan's powerful popularity and loyalty to the community brought an unbelievable crowd of over 300,000 Hispanics to the two stages in Los Angeles and Panorama City during the 3-day Radio-thon. Renan is one of the very few personalities that can achieve these kinds of amazing results.

On Friday, June 6th, at 10 a.m., Renan will begin the "VA POR GUADALAJARA!" Radio-thon and intends to break his current record of 58 hours of LIVE broadcast.

Renan Almendarez Coello, "El Cucuy" started working in radio in the United States fifteen years ago, and has been the #1 radio host in the Los Angeles market for the last 6 years. He has delivered the highest rating shares in the history of Los Angeles radio, and broke ratings records with his program "El Cucuy de la Manana," on KSCA(FM) 101.9 MHz, topping the Arbitron ratings for 24 books in a row. He continues his incredible success with top ratings on his KSCA(FM) afternoon show, "El Cucuy de la Tarde."

Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, the largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States, currently owns and/or operates 64 radio stations in sixteen of the top twenty-five Hispanic markets. The Company, which hosts a web site at http://www.hispanicbroadcasting.com, also owns and operates a network of Hispanic community-focused bilingual web sites found at http://www.netmio.com.

Date:
June 6th, 7th and 8th

Time:
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. (live entertainment each day)

Location:
The free concert will be held in the parking lot located next to the Grand Olympic Auditorium at the corner of Grand Avenue and Washington Boulevard. in downtown Los Angeles.

Contact:
Victoria Lichtman at GMG (310) 442-0826 or cell (310) 488-2565

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Source: Hispanic PR Wire


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