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New York Latin Culture Awards Announced

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NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New York Latin Culture, the guide to Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American New York, announced nominees for the New York Latin Culture Awards to be held January 24, 7-8pm at Tous, the Spanish jewelry boutique at 109 Greene Street in SoHo.


The awards recognize leaders of government, education and culture institutions for their contributions to Latin culture in New York City in the previous year.

"We work with the City's Anglo and Latin communities every day promoting sophisticated Latin culture and noticed that a few organizations set the pulse of the entire City," said Ximena Ojeda, New York Latin Culture Director. "The New York Latin Culture Awards honor these outstanding organizations. Interestingly they are not all Latin. Everyone loves Latin culture, it is part of New York's DNA and the City generously supports it."

The New York Latin Culture Award nominees selected by the New York Latin Culture editors are:

NEW YORK GOVERNMENTManhattan Borough PresidentNew York City MayorNYC & CompanyNYC Department of Cultural AffairsNYC Latin Media & Entertainment Commission

WORLD GOVERNMENTAmericas SocietyConsulate General of ArgentinaConsulate General of BrazilConsulate General of MexicoConsulate General of Spain

DANCEAnnabella Gonzalez Dance TheaterBallet HispanicoFlamenco VivoNoche FlamencaLimon Dance Company

MUSICCarnegie HallJazz at Lincoln CenterSOB'sTerraza 7World Music Institute

THEATREJazz at Lincoln Center ~ The Most Amazing Story Ever SungMarquis Theatre ~ EvitaPregonesRepertorio EspanolTeatro StageFest

FILMCinema TropicalCorto Circuito Latino Short Film FestivalFilm Society of Lincoln CenterHavana Film Festival New YorkHBO International Latino Film Festival

FASHIONCarlos MieleCarolina Herrera Custo BarcelonaOscar de la RentaTous

HEALTH & BEAUTYAire Ancient Baths Circular Power Concept SalonJ SistersRicardo Rojas Salon

ARTEl Museo del BarrioGuggenheim MuseumMary-Anne MartinHispanic SocietyPinta

LITERATUREAmericas SocietyInstituto CervantesMcNally Jackson BooksQueen Sofia Spanish InstituteSeven Stories Press

FOODCasa MezcalChurrascaria TribecaDulce Vida CafeGustOrganicsPuro Chile

DRINKCity WineryJuan Valdez CafeMezcal PierdealmasPuro WineQW Wine Experts

SPORTSFootball Factory at LegendsNevada SmithsNew York MetsNew York YankeesSmithfield

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ABOUT NEW YORK LATIN CULTURE New York Latin Culture is a guide to sophisticated Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American culture in New York City. Mailed directly to New York's government, education and culture leaders; distributed monthly at New York's best hotels, boutiques, galleries & culture institutions; and published daily on web, email, social & mobile media; New York Latin Culture bridges the gap between the Anglo & Latin worlds in New York City with its audience of City leaders, tourists, concierges, and cultured New Yorkers. For more information, visit

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Keith Widyolar New York Latin Culture Media, 917-520-1717,

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