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Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 5:16 PM

2013 Spring Gala
Honors Randy Falco, President and CEO of
Univision Communications,
Celebrates the School of Dance
at The Plaza Hotel on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7pm

On Monday, April 8, 2013, Ballet Hispanico will celebrate the legacy of its School of Dance, and proudly honor Randy Falco, President & CEO of Univision Communications, with its Civic Inspiration Award at the annual Spring Gala in The Plaza Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. Cocktails begin at 7pm and dinner will commence at 7:45pm. Attire is black tie. To purchase tickets, a table, a journal advertisement, or for more information, please contact Emma Epstein, Events Manager, at (212) 362-6710 x43 or The Plaza Hotel is located at 768 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

The celebration will feature dinner, live music from the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and performances by the Ballet Hispanico Company and students of the Ballet Hispanico School of Dance.

The event is headed by Event Chairs Emilio Estefan, Kate Lear, David Pérez, and Herb Scannell.

“Both Univision and Ballet Hispanico share a commitment to serve as cultural connectors and leaders in the ever-changing demographics of our country. For Ballet Hispanico, this means continued access, scholarship support and excellence in dance education for underserved communities and schools,” said Kate Lear, Chair of Ballet Hispanico’s Board of Directors. “Univision stands for innovation in television and media with programming that reflects and responds to today's Latino experience, and we are thrilled to honor their achievements.”

“More than 40 years ago, two pioneers emerged to provide a voice for the Latino community: Univision on television and Ballet Hispanico on stage,” said Randy Falco, President & CEO of Univision Communications. “I’m honored to receive this award and celebrate the accomplishments of Latino leaders in the arts and media industries in one fabulous evening.”

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