Gala Dia del Salvadoreno Houston


Come and celebrate with us at the Dia del Salvadoreno Houston Gala 2024!
Saturday, October 12, 2024, 7:00 p. m. Post Oak Hotel, 1600 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

The Dia del Salvadoreño Houston Gala 2024 is an extraordinary and prestigious event, designed to celebrate the rich Salvadoran heritage and honor outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to both the Salvadoran-American community and the broader society.

This gala promises to be an unforgettable evening of culture, inspiration, and recognition, showcasing the best of Salvadoran artistry, innovation, and social responsibility.

Event Highlights

Honoring President Nayib Bukele

We are proud to recognize President Nayib Bukele, the President of El Salvador, for his remarkable social security initiatives and his commitment to fostering connections with the Salvadoran diaspora worldwide.

His visionary leadership has not only improved the lives of Salvadorans in their homeland but has also strengthened the bond between Salvadorans living abroad and their roots.

Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador

Vicepresident Félix Ulloa

Félix Augusto Antonio Ulloa Garay, born April 6, 1951, in Chinameca, El Salvador, is a renowned politician and lawyer.

Since June 1, 2019, he has served as the Vice President of El Salvador under Nayib Bukele’s administration.

Ulloa obtained his law degree from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and his Ph.D. with honors.

He’s an advocate for human rights and democracy, with a history of involvement in student movements and unions.

Felix Ulloa, vicepresident of El Salvador

Tribute to Dr. Frank Rubio

A Highlight of the evening will be a heartfelt tribute to Dr. Frank Rubio, a Salvadoran-American astronaut whose remarkable spaceflight has secured his name in the annals of American space exploration.

Dr. Rubio’s historic achievement, marking the longest single spaceflight by a U.S. astronaut, exemplifies the spirit of ambition and aspiration. His journey among the stars symbolizes the limitless possibilities that can be achieved with determination and dedication.

Dr. Frank Rubio Salvadoran-American astronaut

Recognizing Social Activist Mrs. Daysi Marin

We will pay tribute to Mrs. Daysi Marin, a dedicated community leader, for her tireless efforts to uplift the Hispanic community in Houston. Her impactful work with single mothers and people with disabilities has made a significant difference in the lives of many.

Her commitment to advocacy, community support, and empowerment is a testament to the strength and compassion of Salvadoran women.

The Dia del Salvadoreño Houston Gala 2024 will be an evening filled with inspiration, artistic wonder, and a deep appreciation for the individuals who have dedicated their lives to making a positive impact on their communities and the world at large.

It will be a night to remember, uniting people from diverse backgrounds in celebration of Salvadoran heritage and the remarkable achievements of its diaspora.

Mrs. Daysi Marin, Social activist

Celebrating the Artistry of Geraldina Interiano Wise

The gala will be graced by the presence of the prominent Salvadoran plastic artist, Geraldina Interiano Wise, whose Sawyer Gallery and Studios in the Washington Arts District of Houston serve as a beacon of creativity and innovation.

Her studio is a true laboratory of ideas, fostering a vibrant and collaborative environment where art meets technology, and imagination knows no bounds. Hosting idea makers, scientific labs, school art classes, cultural accelerators, community leaders, interior designers, and pattern enthusiasts, this creative haven proves that art is not just an expression but an essential element of the human brain.

Geraldina Interiano Wise, Salvadoran plastic artist


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