The recipients of the 2009 HOLAawards were announced in a press conference at Repertorio Español in New York on Tuesday, 21 July 2009. The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, October 26, 2009 at The Players, overlooking Manhattan's Gramercy Park. To see the list of awardees, click here.
Photo 1: HOLA Administrative Assistant Dahlia Valle Peterson, HOLA event co-announcer Mónica Delgado, HOLA Associate Director/event emcee A.B. Lugo, 2009 HOLA awardee Sunilda Caraballo, HOLA member Emmanuelle Bordas; Photo 2: HOLA Board President Manolo García Oliva, 2009 HOLA awardee Rosie Berrido, Fernando Then, Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado; Photo 3: HOLA Executive Director Manny Alfaro, 2009 HOLA awardee Gerardo Gudiño, HOLA Board Chairman Francisco G. Rivela, HOLA Advisory Board Member Melchor Auñón; Photo 4: 2009 HOLA awardee David Ponce, event announcer/HOLA member Jean-Marc Berne, HOLA member Dominique Pérez, 2009 HOLA awardee Gabriel Gorcés; Photo 5: Ricardo Barber, Ana Margarita Martínez-Casado, 2009 HOLA awardee Silvia Brito, 2009 HOLA awardee René Sánchez. All photos by Facundo del Hoyo.