The Soho Caixabank Theater in Malaga will be one of the 20 recipients of the New York Summit, whose awards ceremony will be held on November 18 and 19 in Marbella. Specifically, it will be distinguished as the Best Cultural Innovation Project. Also among the winners are the comedians Los Morancos, the artist Pitingo or the chefs from MasterChef Spain.
Los Morancos will be distinguished with the Entertainment Award 2021, While in the Music Award It will be for Pitingo, who will perform a show in which he will combine flamenco with African-American, Latin and gypsy rhythms, according to the organizers of the event.
Too the daughter of the singer Pau Donés will receive an award in recognition of the musical career of his father and the Isaac Et Nora brothers, in addition to being distinguished, will offer a musical presentation.
The World Ambassadors of Gastronomy Award It will fall to MasterChef Spain, so the event, which will be held at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos, will be attended by the three chefs from the program, Jordi Cruz, Pepe Rodríguez and Samantha Vallejo-Nágera.
Within the category of Solidarity and Social Projects will be the entities Spanish Federation of Parents of Children with Cancer and Cmax Foundation, which will obtain the special award from the jury; and Vicente Ferrer Foundation, on which the Award for the Best Foundational Project will fall.
In the Leadership Awards category, personalities such as the first treasurer of the United States, Rosario Marín, who will attend the gala to receive the Award for Hispanic Woman Leader of the year, will be distinguished.
Likewise, the jury of the international event has unanimously decided to award the award of Best Journalist of 2021 to the news anchor of Antena 3, Vicente Valles, while the winner of three Emmys, the journalist and writer María Rozman, will win the statuette for her relevant career in Journalism and investigation in the US.
For her part, the actress, businesswoman and philanthropist, Maria Bravo, will take the stage to be recognized as Latina Woman of the Year. As World Brand Ambassadors Spain, those responsible for the Xacobea Academy will be awarded.
In the Inspiration in Sports Awards category are the Paralympic tennis player Cisco García, 2021 Resilience Award; and the member of the first Spanish dressage team, Juan Matute, winner of the 2021 Personal Achievement Award.
Tribute to the Twin Towers
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Twin Towers, the New York Summit Awards gala, which celebrates its fifth edition, will pay tribute to institutions and people affected by the attacks.
In that sense, the New York Police Department and the latest 9/11 survivor, William Rodríguez, will receive the Concordia Awards. There will also be honors to the New York Holocaust Museum, the Military Emergency Unit and the oldest Olympic champion, Agnes Biró Keleti.
The presenters of this edition, the first to be held outside of New York, will be the announcer and journalist Xavi Martinez and the director and news presenter of Antena 3 Noticias, Sandra blow. Among the invited artists will be Sephira, a group made up of Irish sisters and violinists Joyce and Ruth Oleary; Aishah Davis; or the singer and instrumentalist María Parrado.