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The new kings of Carnaval Miami 2020, are singers and songwriters, multi-platinum artists, raised in Miami, Mau and Ricky, head the “Calle Ocho Music Festival” with their latest Latin pop album “Adventures and Curiosities”
Mau and Ricky receive the crown of their father 27 years later. Two generations, a legacy, three crowns.
Carnaval Miami provides a unique cultural experience in its class, with a mixture of Caribbean, Central and South American art, beauty, gastronomy, sport and musical entertainment.
Miami carnival, a celebration that lasts a month, is for the benefit of youth educational programs of the organization Kiwanis of Little Havana, making a big difference in the lives of children.
Kiwanis Club of Little Havana – one member of the global volunteer organization Kiwanis International -reveló the name of Mau and Ricky Reyes as Miami Carnival 2020 event represents a celebration of generations, music, culture, history and goodwill.
The world famous “Calle Ocho Music Festival” will be led by the duo raised in Miami, Mau and Ricky, who will perform hit songs from their latest album Adventures and curios. Event that takes place in our iconic Little Havana, where the microcosm of culture, cuisine, music and art unite Miami.
The latest multi-platinum duo album reached the top of Billboard: among the top 5 albums of Latin Pop, with hits like “Unknown”, “I do not have a boyfriend”, “My bad” and most recently “La Boca”. Songwriting duo is being recognized by Youth Prize nominations in 3 categories and plan to make a surprise visit during the “Family Fun Day”, which is the last day of summer camp Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation.
Jesus says Lebeña, President of the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, “As a byproduct of the mission of the Kiwanis of Little Havana, enrich the lives of generations of young people from Miami through a lot of community programs. It ‘s a real honor to do so for our own community, staying close to home, family. Miami Carnival has fueled our hearts and souls since his first crowned King of Carnival in 1978. Today, it is crowned for the first time to a second generation. Mau and Ricky, crowned 27 years after his father, the legendary Ricardo Montaner. Two generations, a legacy, and three crowns “.
Mau and Ricky added, “It’s an honor to be crowned King and Queen of Carnaval Miami … not only join a lot of legendary icons, but to know that one of them was our father. Always he shared his fond memories of how special it was that day for him and my grandmother, the mother of our mother, priceless. Happy to not only give the best concert, but to get involved with our community and do more! “.
In addition to hosting a series of captivating events that attract an average of one million visitors each year, Carnaval Miami 2020 is best known as the host of the largest Latin festival in the country, “Eight Street Music Festival”.Soon we will give more detailed information on all these events.
Carnaval Miami , organized annually by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana: presents the best music, art, fashion, food and sports, it is a complete event representing Miami, culminating in “Calle Ocho Music Festival”, the festival the world’s largest Latino. All proceeds benefit youth development programs of the Kiwanis of Little Havana Foundation that change the lives of children, from sports leagues to summer camps, distribution of school supplies, college scholarships and more. For more information about Kiwanis of Little Havana, visitcarnavalmiami.com and follow Instagram (@CarnavalMiami) and Facebook (@CarnavalMiami) for real-time updates.
The Kiwanis Club of Little Havana is a member of Kiwanis International, a global non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needy children of the community volunteers. Founded in 1975, the Chapter of Little Havana is known for using advanced fundraising initiatives, such as Carnaval Miami and its flagship events: Carnaval on the Mile and the “Music Festival Calle Ocho”. Through Little Havana Kiwanis Foundation, the organization impacts thousands of families each year with youth development programs including college scholarships, distribution of backpacks and school supplies, sports leagues and many more. For more information visit kiwanislittlehavanafoundation.org and carnavalmiami.com
Ana Maria Reyes
Creative & Promotions Manager
Kiwanis of Little Havana / Miami Carnival