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It's ¡EL GRITO! Telethon 2020!

We are so excited to say PRESENTE! to the EL GRITO Telethon and unite with our community to shed light on matters that are important to us.

The City of Los Angeles and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez presents ¡EL GRITO! Benefit Telethon featuring Los Tucanes de Tijuana and La Santa Cecilia. A benefit telethon to raise funds to support undocumented Angelenos impacted by COVID-19 and to kickoff Latino Heritage Month.


Livestream: ¡EL GRITO! Telethon 2020

Tues, Sept. 15, 2020

7 PM - 9 PM

¡EL GRITO! is the celebration of Mexican Independence Day and the September Independence Days of Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Traditionally held on the steps of City Hall, this year’s ¡EL GRITO! will feature virtual musical performances to raise funds for Angelenos impacted by COVID-19. The telethon will also highlight Los Angeles’ vibrant Latino community as well as showcase the immense contributions Latinos have made to the City’s culture, history, and economy.

The music lineup features a diverse mix of sounds ranging from mariachi, banda, trio, and norteño. The virtual concert will run from 7 PM - 9 PM. During the program, the City of L.A. will join the Consul General of Mexico in re-enacting the historic Cry of Dolores and ringing of the bell, which commemorates the call to arms pronounced by Miguel Hidalgo in 1810 which launched the Mexican War for Independence.

¡EL GRITO! can be viewed on with funds raised to help support undocumented Angelenos impacted by COVID-19 via the L.A. based Comunidades Indígenas en Liderazgo (CIELO).

🎤 Featured Performances by:

• La Santa Cecilia

• Los Tucanes de Tijuana

• Ozomatli

• La Victoria

• El Conjunto Nueva Ola (ECNO)

• And much more!

✅ Event Co-hosts:

Co-hosted by @ElvaSaray, host of Telemundo 52’s weekday lifestyle and entertainment show "Acceso Total" — and @BelenNBCLA, meteorologist for NBC4’s morning newscast “Today in LA.” Telemundo 52 L.A. and NBC4 are El Grito 2020’s media partners.

✅ Presented by:

Latino Heritage Month and the El Grito 2020 Telethon is presented by the City of Los Angeles and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez in partnership with CIELO, El Pueblo de Los Angeles, Council District 14, and Jive Live Entertainment.


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