Latin Community Awards 2018 Coming to Washington in October

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Singer Pablo Montero touches the box containing the ashes of Mexican music superstar Juan Gabriel, as he pays his respects in the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City on Sept. 5, 2016. The singer's ashes will be on display for two days to give family, friends, and thousands of fans the opportunity to pay tribute and say goodbye.

The Latin Community Awards 2018 will be presented Oct. 12 in Washington.

The awards are an occasion to recognize the local talent of Maryland and Virginia, as well as to showcase talent from all over the world of entertainment and the media. Latin influencers, including talented Venezuelans, will have the doors open for them to shine during the event. 

The invited stars are joining forces to promote the gala of the Latin Community Awards as a prestigious prize among the Latin American community in the United States. The celebration will highlight the work of its president, Juan Hernández Villegas, and its logistics director, Jessie Cruz.

Among the musical guests for the evening are Ninel Conde, Pablo Montero, Fernando Allende, Jhosse and Grupo Lora, Mazizo Musical, La Banda Blanca de Honduras, Nory Flores de los Hermanos Flores, Oro Sólido, Richard Yz, Nuby and Elvis Presley Jr. Film stars will also be present, including Riccardo Dalmacci, Guadalupe Hernandez, Julian Gallegos and Fernando Delgado.