Vme TV airs the documentary Celebrate Tito Puente The King of Latin Music
, which takes the audience on a journey through the vibrant events of Puerto Rico’s Centennial Celebration of Tito Puente
, a series that celebrated the King of Latin Music during Hispanic Heritage Month.
From September 25 to October 8, 2023, the island of Puerto Rico came alive with infectious beats and rich culture inspired by the iconic Tito Puente, affectionately known as "El Rey." The series commenced with a press conference led by Mariela Vallines, executive director of the Puerto Rico Convention District Authority (PRCDA), unveiling a remarkable lineup of events.
The documentary, sponsored by the PRCDA, was directed by Fernando Minino and produced by Richy Miranda with Ralph Paniagua serving as the executive producer.
As Mariela Vallines, executive director of PRCDA, expressed, "Our mission to honor Tito Puente's enduring impact on music and culture is taking another exciting step forward with this documentary. Tito Puente's music continues to inspire and resonate with audiences of all ages, and this documentary will showcase the vibrancy and richness of Latin music. We invite everyone to be part of this celebration."
Ralph Paniagua, managing director of Atlantino, stated, "We are proud to have extended the Celebrate Tito Puente
series with this incredible documentary. It reflects our commitment to honoring the legacy of Tito Puente in a grand way. This documentary, featuring highlights of the series, is set to be a highlight of the entire celebration. We look forward to sharing these unforgettable moments with music enthusiasts."
Michael Fernández, Vme TV’s VP of Marketing added: “In the heart of our cultural celebration, we bring you an unforgettable experience that pays homage to the legendary Tito Puente. This special is not just a tribute; it's a celebration of the enduring impact of a musical icon. We invite our viewers to join us in honoring the rhythm that transcends generations and unites us all!"
The special will premiere on Vme TV on Thanksgiving Day November 23rd at 6:30pm and 11pm, and on November 25th at 7pm.
Watch the promo of the Celebrate Tito Puente The King of Latin Music