Friday, August 9, 2013

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to “gossip”. In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members or Friends of HOLA who are getting acting, performance or similarly artistic gigs and/or recognition in the media. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Edison Carrera, shown at right, was honored as "Ecuadorian of the Year" and given a special recognition for his significant contributions to the betterment of the Hispanic community at large. It was presented to him on Ecuador's Independence Day (Friday, August 9, 2013) by entertainer Lucio Fernández, also shown at right, on behalf of Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners of Union City, New Jersey, of which Fernández is one.

Soraya Padrao booked a TV spot for Wayne Mazda.

Claudio Marcel Weisz will be singing on Sunday, August 11, 2013 with the Raf Astor Band at Havana Central Upper West Side in Manhattan during their brunch service.

María Hinojosa and Soledad O'Brien, shown above from left to right, were two of the 101 Most Influential Latinos of 2013 according to Latino Leaders magazine. To find out who also made the list, click here.

Mónica Delgado performed in August with folkloric dance and production company Pajarillo Pinta'o, under the direction of Daniel Fetecua and music by FolkColombia All Stars for the Colombia heritage celebration that took place at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. To see highlights of the performance, click on the video below

If you are an HOLA member or a Friend of HOLA and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail. If you live in the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, why not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can find out more information on how to do so, by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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