Latino Diamante Awards -

Latino Diamante Awards

Latino Diamante Awards

October 14th, 2017

from 6 PM – 11 PM

Cary Arts Center

101 Dry Ave

Cary, NC 27513

Tickets: $60 plus tax

Recognizing Excellence and Achievement in North Carolina’s Latino Community!

Join us! As Diamante forges a new era for the Latino Diamante Awards, the celebration of Latino achievement and contributions in North Carolina.

The 22nd Annual Latino Diamante Award’s will take place at the Cary Arts Center.

The evening commences with a Tapas Reception followed by the presentation of the awards in the Theater and five live performances; Ending the night with an “After Party”. This is a formal event.

The Latino Diamante Awards are presented each year, to honor individuals or organizations that are making significant contributions to the Latino/Hispanic community of North Carolina and to celebrate the diversity withing the Latino/Hispanic community.

Awards are presented in:

Arts & Culture – Arte y Cultura

Business – Empresa/Empresario

Community Involvement – Trabajo en la Comunidad

Education – Educación

Health and Science – Salud y Ciencia

Latino Advocacy – Defensor de los Latinos

Youth Accomplishment “Scholarship” –  “Beca” Logro Juvenil

Lizette Cruz Watko Award – Premio Lizette Cruz Watko

To nominate a candidate please click the appropriate button below.

Need information or have questions please email:

Cecilia Polanco:

Roberto Perez:

Nomination Video

Past Winners Video

Sponsorship Opportunities Are Available

The Latino Diamante Awards are an excellent opportunity for your company, small business and organization to celebrate the contributions and achievements of unsung heroes and movers and shakers that make North Carolina a better place to leave.

For sponsorship options and levels, please contact:

Roberto Perez at or Lizette Cruz Watko at

6:00 pm Tapas Reception

7:00 pm Awards & Live Performances

Followed by dancing at the After Party

Tickets: $60 per person (Plus tax)

(Theater Reserve Seating. Reserve early for better seats)


Formal Event

Scholarships applications will be opening on January 1st, 2018 please email to  and we will put you on the list and send you the updates, thank you 


We are always looking for volunteers. Your time and energy are much appreciated. Signup here and we will keep posted on our upcoming volunteer opportunities.


As a non-profit organization, your contributions sustains the work we do.  Any donation ammount is greatly appreciated. Thank you for supporting Diamante!

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