Cuban superstars EMILIO and Gloria Estefan have been selected by the LATIN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROUP FOR CITY OF HOPE as its 2004 SPIRIT OF LIFE AWARD honorees.

The award will be presented on 18 November (04) at a gala dinner in Miami, Florida. Proceeds from the event will benefit City of Hope's research, treatment and education programs for cancer and other life threatening diseases.

The Spirit of Life Award is presented to individuals who have made a notable contribution to their community and profession.

Emilio Estefan says, "It is with great pride and reverence that we accept this honour. I am intimately aware of the important work of this organisation and that people in Miami, and everywhere, benefit from its mission and resources."

19/04/2004 09:30