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

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 within the Latino/Hispanic community

Recognizing Excellence and Achievement in North Carolina’s Latino Community


Event Itinerary


6:00PM        Reception

7:00 PM   Presentation of the Awards

& 5 Live Performances


Diamante Arts & Cultural Center Featured Artist 

Loteria Tabla 2020 COVID-19

Estephani Sanchez Recendiz

Estephani Sanchez Recendiz, 18 years old. born in Durham, NC, family from Mexico.

Ritmo Latino Festival 

Theme Artwork Visual Painting

Estephani Sanchez Recendiz

Diamante Arts & Cultural Center is proud to introduce the inaugural class of (2019/2020) the Diamante Arts Leadership Institute #DALIFellow Gustavo B SchmidtGeorges Le ChevallierErnesto HernandezPeter MarinAntonio AlanísCaro Lara, and Zuleyma Castrejon Salinas. Thank you to Dr. Maria DeGuzman for sharing her knowledge and wisdom. Thank you to the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County for hosting us. We are grateful for the support of Watko EntertainmentLizette Cruz WatkoFiorella HornaNational Association of Latino Arts and Cultures and Food Lion for the support.

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