AIR EUROPA LUKAS WINNERS 2014

Carlos Cruz is Union Learning Organiser in United Migrant Workers Education Project (UMWEP), which is a non-profit organisation that provides support and informal education to migrant workers in Great Britain. His inspiring personality, great heart, dedication and a constant need to make the world...
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Eddy Vents has been surrounded by Lusophone music from the early childhood. His undoubted passion for kizomba and exceptional teaching skills has made him a winner of the award for Kizomba Teacher of the Year 2014! This is his story…
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United by romantic love and passion for tango David & Kim Benitez are not only great teachers, but also spectacular performers. The sensuality and magnetism of their dance made them win the LUKAS award for Tango Performers of the Year 2014. This is their story….
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An exceptionally talented Bolivian pianist and child prodigy Ana Maria Vera from her debut at the age of eight has enchanted audiences all over the world with her dazzling virtuosity. She has recently won the LUKAS award for Classical, Folk or Jazz Act of the Year 2014. This is her story…
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Scouted after Argentina’s 1978 World Cup victory, Osvaldo Ardiles was one of the first foreign footballers to play in the Premier League. He became arguably the best player in English football at the time and his FA Cup victory for Tottenham Hotspurs made him a legend at the North London club....
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The Spanish Flamenco Maestro who has become living example of an artist that has explored the best of London’s diversity and multiculturalism whilst cherishing his Spanish roots to make simply beautiful music
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A ‘one off’, a glamorous Latin American who has poured her passion and pride into doing the right thing; an example of Latin American solidarity personified.
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Ecuador's leading theatre company Malayerba was founded in Quito in 1979 by Arístides Vargas, Susana Pautasso and María del Rosario Francés. During the CASA Festival 2013 they once again delighted the British audience with their extraordinary play titled “Instrucciones para abrazar el aire” or...
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The winner of the Club Night of the Year 2014 Latin Krazy is a team of dancers and dance teachers whose passion for salsa inspires Londoners since 2002. It’s founder Karin Oliver has taught salsa at Pineapple studios, Bar Cuba, Havana Central, Little Havana, The Chapel Bar or Y.M.C.A. to name just...
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Latin American Women’s Rights Service is a unique human rights organisation run for women and by women. Since 1983 when it was founded it supports the immediate and long term needs of Latin American women migrants in the UK, providing essential tools to empower them in their pursue of the personal...
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CASA Latin American Theatre Festival is a voluntary organization that brings the best Latin American theatre to the UK audience and engages with the Latin American community through theatre. From a humble festival performed in a London crypt it blossomed into a splendid event - the winner of LUKAS...
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Journey Latin America proudly calls itself the No.1 specialist in travel to Latin America. The best proof to that is the fact it was voted Tour Operator of the Year 2014.
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Mexican born Julieta Hernández Adame is a talented artist and printmaker who skilfully uses the urban, the industrial and above all the power of words to make us reflect on the world we leave in. She was voted the Visual Artist of the Year 2014. This is her story…
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