North America/ Puerto Rico / Puerto Rico
The fervor and love for Puerto Rico have overflowed in the call for the first Puerto Rican Virtual Parade with the aim of not interrupting a 62-year tradition of the great party that is celebrated in New York City.
Dedicated to the great master of the timbal Tito Puente, a large number of personalities of the stature of Hollywood actors Edward James Olmos, who launched a phrase that will last for history, saying present “I was not born in Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico was born in me”.
Olmos was also joined by the popular and versatile actor Luis Guzmán, Rodrigo Massa, Juan Pablo Di Pace, Luis Ramos from the Power series and Delilah Cotto from Empire and Hulk, as well as Puerto Rican Major League Baseball player Yadier Molina who will present her daughter Ari D and directors José Javi Ferrer and Virginia Romero, the popular Super Yadira, Vanessa de Roide, Top Model Monique Alexandra and many more.
This year three kings said yes to their people, the Queen of Reggaeton Ivy Queen, who also started the urban movement La Leyenda Vico C and the King of Hearts, Manny Manuel.
Also present at this important event will be the group MDO, the artists Baby Rasta and Gringo, Melina León, Tito Nieves, Daniela Droz, Giselle, Víctor Santiago, Javyy L’amour, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Lalo Rodríguez, The Martínez Brothers, Tito Puente Jr., Tito Rojas, Julio Sanabria, Luis Damon, Hip Hop Jibarito, Grizelle “La Chichi” del Valle, DJ NEGRO, DJ Playero and Michael Stuart.
Among the invited international artists are Soleil from Argentina, Toño Rosario, Fulanito, Yolanda Duke and Proyecto Uno from the Dominican Republic, the Salsa Institution, Adolescents from Venezuela and Ms. Dayana from Cuba.
Darma Diaz, councilor of the 37th district of New York City, stated that she was pleasantly surprised by the response of the artists, the media and the general public, “which represents one more demonstration of what Puerto Rican Pride is and how capable we are of rise up in the face of adversity”.
The Puerto Rican Virtual Parade will be broadcast through the Vivalivetv application on channel 1 “it will be totally free as a way to globalize this project and that wherever there is a Puerto Rican in the world or a Latino, they can enjoy this party” said Jhon Sepúlveda Vice President of Vivalivetv operations.
The artistic production of this event is in charge of the company Miami Talents and the editing and post-production in charge of the three-time winner of the Sovereign Award in the Dominican Republic, Hugo Oscar Chávez Baldera.
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