WE’VE WON AGAIN!!! First prize in the Cultural Institution or Resource of the Year category!
Mexicolore wins a third LUKAS award in 2014...
On April 30th. this year, Mexicolore Director Graciela Sánchez and team member Joanna Sotres received the 2013-14 LUKAS award for Cultural Institution or Resource of the Year, at KOKO, a glitzy venue in Camden, London (photo below). It was our third win in a row. A massive Thank-you to all our loyal and generous supporters! The award was decided 100% by popular vote after two months of public voting earlier in the year...
|New Mexicolore team members Iona Ascherson and Phillip Mursell receive the 2012 LUKAS award at the Café de Paris, London, March 18th. 2013 (Click on image to enlarge)|
Mexicolore directors Graciela Sánchez and Ian Mursell were presented on March 12th 2012 with the award for ‘Cultural or Educational Resource of the Year 2011’ in the inaugural LUKAS awards ceremony, held at Floridita, London. The LUKAS awards, created by latinolife.co.uk, were established in recognition of the contributions made by individuals, groups and organisations working in the UK to promote Latin culture. The winners in each category were chosen by popular vote in an online poll in which some 150,000* voters took part.
|Mexicolore team member Joanna Sotres and director Graciela Sánchez holding the 2014 LUKAS award (Click on image to enlarge)|
Our sincere thanks to all who supported us. We’re delighted with our award and wish the LUKAS awards scheme every success in coming years...
STOP PRESS! We’ve WON!! For the second year running! Renewed thanks to all our wonderful supporters! *In 2013 over 330,000 votes were cast!
”The LUKAS Awards both encourage and recognise the rich contribution made to our city... by those of Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese origin.” Ken Livingstone, ex-Mayor of London and mayoral candidate 2012.
Here's what others have said:
1 At 11.45am on Sunday December 9 2012, Katia H wrote:
Well done y’all!