December 28, 2022, 4:00 AM
December 28, 2022, 4:00 AM
Vladimir Suarez Arredondo He arrived in Mexico more than 20 years ago chasing a dream. And on November 17, she became more than a reality. Suarez became the first Bolivian artist to win a Latin Grammy.
the cruceno won in the category Best Music Album Latina for children for A la fiesta de la música vamos todos, the album he produced and in which his wife, the Mexican Sophia, sings.
This joy for the artist from Santa Cruz and his family occurred at the 23rd annual Latin Grammy Awards, which took place at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegass.
And the third time was the charm. After two nominations (2017 and 2020), the Grammy finally came into the hands of Suárez, who He shared it with Sophia and their son, Jaden, the voices of the winning album, released under the independent label NBMUSIC, owned by Suárez.
The family could not hide their emotion when they went on stage, during the previous gala, after the evening of tribute to Marco Antonio Solís, as Person of the Year 2022.
“Thank you Academia, thank you for making children’s music reach everyone’s hearts as well. God bless you, thanks to my country, thanks to my parents, my beautiful and beloved Mexico. Long live Bolivia, long live Santa Cruz! Long live music!” were the words of an emotional Vladimir Suárez.
Among Suárez’s most important productions are Voices for Haiti, with 40 greatest hits by singers and musicians, edited with the aim of helping the victims of the earthquake on the island in 2010. The album was made together with Noel Schajrisformer member of Sin Bandera.
ALEJANDRO LOAYZA MAKES HISTORY WITH UTAMA
Directed by Alejandro Loayza Grisi, Utama is undoubtedly the most important national film premiere of the year. The film closed this management with a successful tour of 50 festivals, theaters in 24 countries, obtaining 42 international awards and with 25,000 spectators in the national territory. He plans to go to more festivals in 2023.
DANIELA CAJÍAS TRIUMPHS IN SPANISH CINEMA
Daniela Cajías from La Paz was again nominated for a Goya to fight for the Best Director of Photography award. Cajías, who in 2021 made history in Spain by being the first woman to win in the same category in which she competes for her work in the film Las niñas, this time she was chosen for her contribution to Alcarràs. The Spanish film awards ceremony will be on Saturday, February 11, 2023.
LILIANA COLANZI RISES THE RIBERA DEL DUERO
You Shine in the Dark, by the Bolivian writer Liliana Colanzi, won the VII Ribera del Duero Prize in March, from the Spanish publisher Páginas de Espuma, endowed with 25,000 euros. The jury highlighted Colanzi’s book of short stories as “a work of great originality and expressive power.” In addition to Spain, the book went on sale in several Latin American countries, such as Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Uruguay, Argentina and Bolivia.