Friday - Nov 16, 2018

Gold Medal for Sergio Tapia


by the El Reportero staff

L-R: Actress Evelyn Martínez, singer/author Sergio Tapia, Mexico Embassador Columba Calvo, and the president of the Association: of Nicaraguan Artists Hosman Balmaceda, during the award the Artist of the Year event in Managua, Nicaragua.L-R: Actress Evelyn Martínez, singer/author Sergio Tapia, Mexico Embassador Columba Calvo, and the president of the Association of Nicaraguan Artists Hosman Balmaceda, during the award the Artist of the Year event in Managua, Nicaragua.

From a group of more than a dozen artists awarded with the Artist of the Year award, in Nicaragua, the Nicaraguan and San Francisco resident Sergio Tapia, was one of three only ones, who received the golden medal “Honor to the Merit “, and the diploma “Honor and Glory” to Nicaragua.

Artist Luis Enrique Mejía López and Hernaldo Zúniga were the other two other artists who also received the golden medal, whom are part of the international category.

Among the prizewinners with a diploma were: as folklorist, Carlos Mejía Godoy; interpreter, César Andrade; writer and librettist, Fabio Gadea Mantilla; memorial music revival, Los Hermanos Cortez; musician of the year, Ricardo Palma; among other artists in other categories.

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