MILKA DUNO PRESENTS "STAR OF THE PEOPLE" AWARD
TO MIGUEL BOSE AT 2005 EL PREMIO DE LA GENTE EVENT
show to air on Telemundo this Saturday at 7pm EST/
Los Angeles, CA, October 28, 2005 -- Top female racer Milka Duno had the
very special honor of presenting the tribute award to Latin music icon
Miguel Bose at the 2005 El Premio de la Gente event taped on October 13 at
the Forum in Los Angeles. The two-hour show will air on Saturday night
October 29, 2005 at 7pm EST/6pmCST.
Milka, together with Mexican singer Benny Ibarra, presented the highest
award of the evening - the "Star of the People" award - to Bose, the star of
the night and whose music has enamored three generations of women all over
"They, Milka and Benny, are going to go a lot further than me," he said upon
accepting the award. "This award is for you."
"It was very exciting to step into the music world for such a special
night," said Milka. "That I had the honor to present the award to Miguel was
simply amazing. I'm a huge fan of him and his music and the chance to meet
him in person was an incredible experience!"
Milka wore a design by Samy Gicherman of Samy Gichermann Couture for both
the red carpet and the award presentation.
Now in its 7th year, El Premio de la Gente continues to offer a spectacular
production with live performances by many of today's hottest Latin music stars.
El Premio de la Gente is the only Latin music event where the awards
are voted on and chosen by Latin music fans.
Some of the many winners at Premio de la Gente were Daddy Yankee - who won
four awards including "Male Pop Artist or Group of the Year" and "Album of
the Year" and "El Bambino" who received the "Chevrolet New Artist of the
Year." Columbian singer Juanes won "Popular Music Artist or Group of the
Year," Laura Pausini won "Female Artist or Group of the Year" and Los Kumbia
Kings as "Contemporary Artist or Group of the Year."
Milka competes with CITGO Racing for their second consecutive season in the
2005 Rolex Sports Car Series. She is the first woman in history to race in
the highest class - the Daytona Prototype - in the #2 CITGO Pontiac
Crawford. In her first season with CITGO Racing Milka became the first woman
in history to win a major sports car race in North America when she won the
2004 Grand Prix of Miami. Milka scored her second Rolex Series win at the
same venue seven months later. She recently scored her first win of the 2005
season and her third Rolex Series win at the Circuit du Mont-Tremblant in
Canada. She is currently 6th in the Driver Point Standings. For additional
information on Milka Duno please visit www.milkaduno.com .
CITGO, based in Houston, Texas, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of
transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, refined waxes, asphalt and
other industrial products. The company is owned by PDV America, Inc.,
an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A.,
the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more
information on CITGO visit www.citgo.com .
Milka is currently featured in Pontiac's
largest ever Spanish language advertising campaign launching an all-new
sports sedan - the Pontiac G6.
Pontiac is a division of General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM) and
the Bonneville, GTO, Grand Prix, Grand Am, G6, Vibe and Sunfire. In
Pontiac sold more than 475,000 vehicles, ranking third among GM divisions
total sales. 2004/2005 will see Pontiac launch an exciting new range
vehicles including the Montana SV6, G6 coupe, G6 convertible and the
Solstice roadster. More information on Pontiac and its products can
at www.pontiac.com . Information
in Spanish can be found atwww.pontiac.com/sp .