The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation Announces Winners of Research & Preservation Grants

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The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation has introduced the winners for the Research and Preservation Grant program. Víctor Márquez, (from Venezuela), Renata Amaral (Brazil), Billboard contributor Judy Cantor-Navas (Spain) and Juan Díaz (Colombia) are the successful names for this system, which goals to supply grants to music establishments, nonprofit organizations, musicologists and researchers all over the world who’re enhancing and preserving Latin music heritage.

"We are proud to assist a brand new group of students undertake vital and noble initiatives to protect and examine the wealthy and storied Latin musical traditions," stated Manolo Díaz, senior vice-president, Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation. "These initiatives is not going to solely assist us higher perceive our conventional music genres, however will contribute to the development of the world’s tradition."

The 4 grants carry a most worth of $5,000 every and can assist numerous initiatives, similar to Judy Cantor-Navas' challenge referred to as Panart Records: Sello discográfico que capturó la música cubana y la trajo al mundo, whose function is to reconstruct and doc, in exact element, the historical past of Panart Records and the tales behind the music recorded throughout the golden age of Cuban music throughout the 1940s to the 1950s.

To know extra about Victor Márquez, Renata Amaral and Juan Díaz initiatives, click on here.

The recipients had been chosen amongst many certified candidates by a committee of specialists from Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula and the United States. The program has awarded greater than $96,000 in grants to assist initiatives, one in all which acquired a Latin Grammy and Grammy Award.