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The 37th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards (HHAs), will be held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Opera House on Thursday, September 5th, 2024. The HHAs, supported by 40 national Hispanic-serving institutions, were established by The White House in 1988 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in America, which his why they are often known as “America’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration.”

Past Awardees have included: Rita Moreno, Sonia Sotomayor, Plácido Domingo, Celia Cruz, Bad Bunny, Tito Puente, Gloria Estefan, Oscar Hijuelos, Ricky Martin, Fania All-Stars, Junot Diaz, José Feliciano, Isabel Allende, Jose Andres, Carlos Vives, Alejandro Sanz, Juanes, Antonio Banderas, Juan Luis Guerra, Anthony Quinn, J Balvin, Zoe Saldana, Juan Marichal, Los Tigres Del Norte, Oscar de la Hoya, America Ferrera, Pedro Martinez, Dr. Ellen Ochoa, Gael Garcia Bernal, Santana, Salma Hayek, Linda Ronstadt, Los Tigres del Norte, Richard “Crazy Legs” Colon, and many others.

During this special night, an entertaining and moving production, features the hottest Latino entertainers paying tribute to our distinguished honorees. Last year, the awards ceremony was held and taped for broadcast at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, marking the ninth consecutive year the awards have been presented on PBS. Watch the playlist for last year’s awards HERE & Check out HHF past honorees.

“The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is thrilled to celebrate the Latino community’s accomplishments, cultural pride and our great promise,” said Antonio Tijerino, HHF President and CEO. “We will be honoring our presence in this country – past, present, and future – through dynamic performances, inspirational stories, and solidarity which we will need to continue to move our community and America forward.  We are proud to once again call the Kennedy Center home for this momentous occasion.”

Watch the playlist for last year’s awards HERE & Check out HHF past honorees.

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