Category Press Releases

Celia Cruz Foundation

¡Azúcar! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CELIA CRUZ

May 17 – August 19, 2007 ¡Azúcar! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CELIA CRUZ (Gertrude Silverstone Muss Gallery) 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 […]

heineken_beer_logo_2924

HEINEKEN AND THE CELIA CRUZ FOUNDATION TO AWARD $15,OOO GRANT TO TWO NYC LEHMAN COLLEGE STUDENTS

-Presentation to be made at Johnny Pacheco’s 50th Anniversary at the Theater at MSG on 10/20 –  (New York, NY – October 20, 2006) Heineken USA and the Celia Cruz Foundation will award $15,000 to two adult music students from New York’s Lehman College to assist in funding their music education. Laura Bodden and Steven Oquendo will each receive checks for $7500 during […]

kelloggs-logo

Kellogg’s Partners One Again with SOme of the Top Names in Latin Entertainment for th 2005 Musi Kellogg’s Concert Tour

Hispanic concert tour supports education through the Cesar E. Chavez and Celia Cruz Foundations BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (September 21, 2005) – The Kellogg Company announced today the line up for its 2005 Musi Kellogg’s Concert Tour that will support education within the Hispanic community through partnerships with the Cesar E. Chavez and Celia Cruz Foundations.      The three-city tour, which is in its third […]

469594.1-lg-300x284

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New Yor Tri-State Area to Award a 20,000 Scholarship

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF THE NEW YORK TRI-STATE AREA TO AWARD A $20,000 SCHOLARSHIP A talented Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music senior to be presented with the scholarship WHAT: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the New York Tri-State Area with the support of the Tri-State Area McDonald’s Owner/Operators, celebrate the academic accomplishments and educational goals of Caridel Hernandez, a talented high school senior who has been awarded with the scholarship. The lucky winner will receive a […]

Walk of Hope

  Walk for HOPE y La Lucha Contra el Cáncer con la Fundación Celia Cruz y Holy Name Medical Center Este sábado 22 de mayo en el parque James Braddock en North Bergen, NJ Caminata liderada por el galardonado periodista Geraldo Rivera. Teaneck, NJ – Por primera vez en sus 85 años de historia, el Holy Name Medical Center lanzó […]

CELIA CRUZ FOUNDATION LOGO

AZUCAR MUSIC ANNOUNCES THE CREATION OF “THE CELIA CRUZ FOUNDATION”

New York – Monday, March 17, 2003…Omer Pardillo, manager of Celia Cruz, officially announced the creation of the Celia Cruz Foundation.  Pardillo along with Pedro Knight, Celia’s husband, created and finalized the idea for this organization the summer of 2002. The foundation’s mission is to offer financial aid to Latino students who wish to study Music.  It will also […]

Telemundo

Telemundo to Produce Tribute Concert: ¡CELIA CRUZ: AZUCAR!

Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony will host the 2-hour musical extravaganza Miami, FL – 4 de febrero del 2003…Telemundo is proud to announce it will produce and air an unprecedented event:  the tribute concert “¡Celia Cruz: Azúcar!” honoring the undisputed queen of salsa, Celia Cruz.  Two of the most legendary Latin entertainers of our times, […]