Renan Almendarez Coello, `El Cucuy De La Tarde,’ Will Host 60 Hour...

Renan Almendarez Coello, `El Cucuy De La Tarde,’ Will Host 60 Hour Radio-thon On KSCA-FM 101.9, Benefiting `Ninos De La Calle,’ the Street Children of Guadalajara

"El Cucuy De La Tarde" Announces Talent Line-up for "VA POR GUADALAJARA!" a 3-Day Radio-thon and Live Broadcast - June 6th, 7th and 8th in Los Angeles


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LOS ANGELES–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–June 2, 2003–Hispanic Broadcasting
Corporation (NYSE:HSP) and Renan Almendarez Coello, “El Cucuy de la Tarde,”
KSCA 101.9 FM’s top rated radio personality and founder of the El Cucuy Foundation,
are proud to announce his upcoming 60-hour Radio-thon,”VA POR GUADALAJARA!,”
benefiting “Ninos de la Calle,” the street children of Guadalajara.
Renan will host the three-day event to be held on June 6th, 7th and 8th, next
to the Grand Olympic Auditorium at the corner of Grand Ave.and Washington Blvd.
in downtown Los Angeles. Donations will be used to build a village for 300 children
in Guadalajara that will provide shelter and education, as well as towards a
refuge for 300 abused women with children.

The Radio-thon event will be a three-day LIVE broadcast to include free concert
entertainment for the family each day from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., while “El
Cucuy” broadcasts live on location to raise funds for the homeless children
of Guadalajara.

“VA POR GUADALAJARA!” promises to be a star-studded celebrity event
with surprise guests joining Renan to help support this charitable cause. An
outstanding mix of top Latin entertainers will perform LIVE on all three days.
The artists confirmed to attend “VA POR GUADALAJARA!” are:


Los Tigres del Norte            
El Gavilan
Los Razos                       
Nico y Su Banda
Enrique Iglesias                
Fernando Carillo                
Ricky Martin (via-telefonica)
Mike Diaz                       
Cumbre Nortena
Juan Carlos Sanchez             
Banda Maguey
Eduardo Yanez                   
Los Rieleros del Norte
Carmen Jara                     
Victor Gomez y Los Rebeldes del Norte
El Narquillo                    
El Unico del Sur
Los Pasteles Verdes              Jacqueline
y Su Sonora Del Milenio
Adan Quen                       
Caballo Negro
California Show                 
Grupo La Frequencia
Rafael Ponce y Su Grupo Norteno  Rocio Esqueda
Rubi La Reyna del Tropico        Huarachin
y Huarachon
Los Astros de Durango           
Los Avios del Norte
Los Narcos de Tijuana           
Conjunto Kamaro
El Alacran de Durango           
Vaqueros de Michoacan
Real Norteno                    
Conjunto Azabache
El Original de la Sierra         Rebelion
Tierra Yaki                     
Adelfa Alonso
Los Fieles                      
Los Dorados del Norte


Helping people is not just an occasional act of kindness for Renan, it is part
of Renan’s daily routine. He is always dedicating time on his show to helping
the community and people in need. Last year, Renan broke his personal record,
broadcasting LIVE for 58 hours, raising an astounding $1.75 million at his 3-day
“Radioton de la Esperanza – Radio-thon For Hope,” benefiting Padres
Contra el Cancer, a charity committed to improving the quality of life for Latino
children with cancer and their families.

Renan’s powerful popularity and loyalty to the community brought an unbelievable
crowd of over 300,000 Hispanics to the two stages in Los Angeles and Panorama
City during the 3-day Radio-thon. Renan is one of the very few personalities
that can achieve these kinds of amazing results.

On Friday, June 6th, at 10 a.m., Renan will begin the “VA POR GUADALAJARA!”
Radio-thon and intends to break his current record of 58 hours of LIVE broadcast.

Renan Almendarez Coello, “El Cucuy” started working in radio in the
United States fifteen years ago, and has been the #1 radio host in the Los Angeles
market for the last 6 years. He has delivered the highest rating shares in the
history of Los Angeles radio, and broke ratings records with his program “El
Cucuy de la Manana,” on KSCA(FM) 101.9 MHz, topping the Arbitron ratings
for 24 books in a row. He continues his incredible success with top ratings
on his KSCA(FM) afternoon show, “El Cucuy de la Tarde.”

Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, the largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster
in the United States, currently owns and/or operates 64 radio stations in sixteen
of the top twenty-five Hispanic markets. The Company, which hosts a web site
at, also owns and operates a network of
Hispanic community-focused bilingual web sites found at

June 6th, 7th and 8th

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. (live entertainment each day)

The free concert will be held in the parking lot located next to the Grand Olympic
Auditorium at the corner of Grand Avenue and Washington Boulevard. in downtown
Los Angeles.

Victoria Lichtman at GMG (310) 442-0826 or cell (310) 488-2565 or

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Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation
Jorge A. Plasencia, 305/569-3130


Renan Almendarez Coello, `El Cucuy De La Tarde,’ Will Host 60 Hour Radio-thon On KSCA-FM 101.9, Benefiting `Ninos De La Calle,’ the Street Children of Guadalajara