Obama Invites Latin Artists to White House

By admin September 13, 2013 14:03

HRArtists Natalie Cole, Lila Downs, Gloria Estefan, Raul Malo, Ricky MartinPrince Royce, Arturo Sandoval, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz and Marco Antonio Solis are expected to perform at the eventnext week as  part of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, although the program is subject to  change, the White House said.

“Musica Latina: In Performance at the White House” will take place next  Monday, showcasing the influence and cultural contributions of Hispanic  communities and their music, the White House said in a statement.

President Barack Obama will speak at the start of the event, which will be  streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live starting at 7 p.m.

The celebration of Latin music will air on PBS stations across the United  States on Oct. 8 and will be broadcast on Oct. 13 by the American Forces Network  to U.S. military personnel and civilians at Defense Department facilities around  the world.

“The First Lady will welcome 130 middle and high school students from around  the Washington, D.C., area to take part in an educational workshop, ‘Celebrando  el Ritmo Latino: The History of Latin Music,'” the White House said.


By admin September 13, 2013 14:03

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