“On stage, Celia was ageless, in life, her good energy and generosity were boundless, her music is and will remain timeless. . . .” Gloria Estefan Beautifully and wonderfully designed, “THE ABSOLUTE COLLECTION” contains 30 of her all time classic hits re-mastered, extensive liner notes, brand-new commentary from prominent artists of today, also features over […]
The traveling exhibition ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz explores the life of legendary Cuban-born singer Celia Cruz (1925 – 2003) and her world-wide influence on music and culture. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, made its debut in Washington, D.C. ¡Azúcar! highlights important moments in Cruz’s life […]
The Exclusive and Intimate Concert Series is presented by 7UP®, With Official Sponsors Kellogg’s, Lincoln Motor Company and McDonald’s Miami, Florida-September 23, 2013 Celia Cruz Foundation- After his two-year battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, highly respected musician, singer/songwriter and producer Draco Rosa released new album VIDA - a personal celebration of LIFE with his closest musical friends. With an unrivaled Who’s Who of […]
MIAMI, Florida/ October 3, 2012 Celia Cruz Foundation-The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History unveiled an object-based portrait of Celia Cruz featuring artifacts displayed in the museum. The Smithsonian collaborated with photographer Robert Weingarten to create the portrait. Biographical portrait of Celia Cruz by Robert Weingarten It’s a pop of vivid color and glimmering textures, tinted with memories of […]
via nbclatino.com Celia Cruz to be honored at largest Cuban festival in U.S. by Kristina Puga 7:00 am on 07/29/2012 Sandra Castro may be a Colombian-American with a successful pet-sitting business, but she also spends half the year preparing for one of the biggest festivals in the country, which she helped to found. Now in […]
via nbclatino.com Lenia Diaz of Celia Cruz All Stars (Courtesy Amigos Together For Kids Foundation) Kristina Puga 5:30 am on 07/31/2012 This month marks the ninth-year anniversary of the passing of multi-Grammy winning salsa legend, Celia Cruz. Some might not know she had multiple platinum and gold records, more than 100 worldwide recognitions, as well as […]
Throughout her career, Celia welcomed every opportunity to lend her voice in support of charities worldwide. “Cruz is undisputably the best known and most influential female figure in the history of Cuban music.” – Leila Cobo, Billboard Magazine “Qué bueno que la obra de amor que mi hermana Celia Cruz comenzó hace tantos años continúe […]
via nj.com UNION CITY – A multi Grammy-award winner, legendary merengue singers, and the area’s first Spanish-language TV station were among those given stars yesterday along the Walk of Fame at Celia Cruz Plaza.