News release from Sharon Kersten:
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Five-time GRAMMY® Award winner Olga Tañón will perform at the first-ever Celebrate Orgullo on Saturday, October 1st at 12th Street and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Celebrate Orgullo, a free and open to the public event, celebrates the diverse cultural heritage and contributions of South Florida’s LGBT Hispanic community. It will take place from noon until 6 pm and coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month.
Olga Tañón will headline a soon to be released roster of first-class talent on the main stage co-sponsored by Granda Entertainment and Ivan Cano.
The Latina superstar has been a force in Latin Music ever since she recorded Sola, her first solo album in 1992. With millions of albums sold and countless gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications, she has brought audiences to their feet in some of the most important venues around the world. Olga is one of the few artists who has seamlessly crossed all boundaries and flawlessly transitioned among the various genres of Latin music.
Olga recently released her long awaited new studio album, Ni Una Lagrima Más, under her own label Mia Musa Music and is distributed by Sony Music Latin. This album is a true masterpiece full of sentimental songs from her tropical roots that are sure to resonate with longtime fans.
Spearheaded by Ivan Cano, general manager of the Palace Restaurant & Bar, Celebrate Orgullo’s organizing committee is comprised of locally-based, LGBT volunteers dedicated to showcasing and empowering the Hispanic community.
With the City of Miami Beach as the Presenting Sponsor, Celebrate Orgullo festivities will include musical performances, folkloric dance, celebrity guests, drag performers, refreshments and vendor booths representing both the non-profit and business community.
Community Partners/Sponsors are Brown-Forman, Bud Light, City of Miami Beach, City of Miami Beach GLBT Business Enhancement Committee, Chambord Vodka, ECOMB, Florida Fugitive, Granda Entertainment, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Hotflyers.com, icandee Productions, Inferno Puerto Rico, Kersten Communications, Ketel One, Leblon, Miami Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, MDGLCC Foundation, Inc., Miami Reconnect, Noche Latina Florida, Palace Restaurant & Bar, Route 7 Productions, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Tequila Herradura, Unity Coalition|Coalicion Unida and Worldwide Travel Partners. The event is also supported by a number of media partners that have pledged to cover the event.