Winners of Telelatino Awards Announced In Collaboration With York University
TORONTO, ON – March 17, 2017 – Telelatino Network, Canada’s most influential multilingual media company today announced the latest winners of the Telelatino Awards in collaboration with York University.
The winners are listed below and their winning essays together with highlights from the Awards Presentation ceremony can be seen here.
First Prize Winner ($1000)
Susana Véliz - “Ecuador: A Country with Ongoing Allegiance to Colonial Customs and Traditions.”
Second Prize Winners ($500)
Thomas Stratan - “Alex Véliz y la cuestión de la ‘doble identidad’”
Yuriko Matayoshi Franco - “Ambivert Lucía: La niña que tenía miedo a ser diferente.”
Telelatino partnered with York University in 2009 and has since then awarded annual prizes to York Undergraduate and Graduate students in recognition of exceptional work in any area of study on the experiences of the Latin American dispora.
In its 4th decade of multicultural success, Telelatino is committed to nurturing, showcasing and connecting all Canadians to the country’s #1 spoken foreign language community – Hispanic Canadians.* The annual Telelatino Awards in collaboration with York University are just one example of TLN’s community initiatives which include:
“Telelatino has worked with many leading institutions and community organizations to create and support activities that unite Canadians”, said TLN President Aldo Di Felice. “We congratulate this year’s winners and celebrate the passions that make their cultures unique.”
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