Havana, Nov 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban filmmaker Ian Padron and music group Buena Fe were today the winners in the main video event of this country, Lucas 2014.
The video clip “Se bota a matar”, directed by Ian Padron and sung by Buena Fe, won the awards for Best Video of the Year, Best Fusion Video and Best Production.
The awards ceremony of Lucas 2014 began yesterday night and continued until the first half hour of today at the Karl Marx Theater, packed with thousands of music fans.
Due to the interest of the people, and as tickets were swiftly sold out, organizers placed on the same street a large screen to broadcast live the ceremony to a thousand people gathered out there.
The jury also gave special awards to the record label EGREM (Company of Recordings and Musical Editions), for its 50 years of work, and the Distributor Company of the Cuban Radio and Television, RTV Commercial.
The ceremony had two solemn times to pay tribute to two great figures of Cuban music who died this year, Juan Formell and Santiago Feliu.
The video clip “Besando tu boca” by Los Angeles, directed by Manuel Ortega, was given the Popularity Award.
Prima ballerina of the National Ballet of Cuba Sadaise Arencibia announced the winner for Best Choreography Video, given to the the famous video clip “Bailando”, directed by Alejandro Perez, which recently earned three Latin Grammys for Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias and Cubans Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona.
Other winners were directors Rudy Mora and Orlando Cruzata for their video “Llueve otra vez” (Best Direction and Best Music Song and Bachata Video), sang by Augusto Enriquez accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra, as well as Joseph Ros (Best Video of Electronic Pop House Music) for “Brujas” by the group Sexto Sentido.