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Una Posada Navide with Jencarlos Canela

Una Posada Navideña with Jencarlos CanelaThursday, December 4, 7pm – Zielo Resturant, 264 Giralda, Coral Gables

Jencarlos Canela got into the holiday spirit and together with a Santa Claus hosted a musical posada for media and fans. Jencarlos Canela is an American actor and award-winning singer-songwriting musician having won the Breakout Artist of the Year award at the Premio Lo Nuestro 2011. This young Cuban-American is capturing the attention of international mass media who have featured him in several magazine covers and feature interviews and articles, In 2008 Jencarlos was the winner of People en Españ Most Sexiest Man Poll, competing with figures as Ricky Martin, Eduardo Yañez, Pablo Montero, among others.

At the age of 12 Jencarlos began his musical career as the lead singer of the group “Boom Boom Pop”. After two years of successful participation with the group he decided to start his solo career in late 2002. Over the following five years, he continued his studies of music and acting at the New World School of the Arts (USA), from which he graduated with honors in May 2006. The Ford Motor Company chose him as model and singer for its “Ride it Like a Ford” ad campaign.

Canela made his acting debut with hit telenovela “Pecados Ajenos”, in which he collaborated with Dominican singer Cristal Marie to create the theme song for the show. In 2008, he starred in the critically acclaimed stage musical “Miami Libre” at the Arsht center. Likewise he debuted as the theater actor in the musical “Miami Free”, a story that narrates the dreams of a young Cuban that arrives in Miami with the intentions of being singer. In “Miami Libre”, he not only acted, but also performed songs, and showed his dancing abilities. He is best known for playing the leading roles in the telenovelas “Más Sabe el Diablo” and “Mi Corazón Insiste” and most recently “Pasión Prohibida”.

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