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Christian Castro to Headline Costa Maya Festival #335257
04/30/09 09:45 AM
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The Costa Maya Festival has officially announced that Mexican Superstar Christian Castro has been confirmed to perform on International Night, Saturday, August 8, 2009. The Festival dates run from Thursday, August 6 to Sunday, August 9. Keep reading Ambergris Today for more updates on Costa Maya Festival 2009.

Some kids are born with a silver spoon in their mouth, but Cristian was born with a microphone. Son of the famous singer and actress Verónica Castro and the now-retired comedian Manuel "Loco" Valdés ( Loco Valdez is a comedian), Cristian grew up to be a star. At age 5, Cristian was perform at a TV show called "El Derecho De Nacer". At age seven, the young actually made his own kids band (Cristian y los Gallitos) and debuted at a popular Mexician show Siempre en Domingo with El Gallito Feliz! Castro is one of the best selling Latin artists with 11 albums under his belt since his music career took off in 1992.

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The Costa Maya Festival Committee has been planning, strategizing and getting excited of the many surprises planned for this year's Costa Maya Festival, dated August 6th - 9th.

One of the many surprises is having International Sensation Cristian Castro as this year's Saturday headliner.

Cristian Castro (born Cristian Sáenz Castro or Cristian Valdez on December 8th, 1974 in Mexico City) is a Grammy Award nominated Mexican pop singer. He is referred to as "Christian Castro", "Cristian", or "El Gallito Feliz" (The Happy Little Rooster). The son of renowned actress and singer Veronica Castro and comedian Manuel "El Loco" Valdes, Crisitan, as a baby, made his acting debut with the telenovela named El Derecho de Nacer. Soon after, he appeared on a television commercial with Veronica and on the Mexican version of the broadway show Mame alongside the prominent actress Silvia Pinal.

Castro is one of the best selling Latin artists and has worked with some of the world's best producers including Kike Santander and Richard Daniel Roman.

Some of his greatest hits include: Vuelveme a querer, Azul, Por Amarte Asi, and Morelia.

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Re: Christian Castro to Headline Costa Maya Festival [Re: Marty] #335270
04/30/09 10:29 AM
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The International Costa Maya Festival has been slated for August 6th – 9th. Much buzz has already started to circulate and people have started anticipating the grand event. Questions rising include, “who will be the headliner for this year?” Well, news coming out of the Costa Maya meeting is that Cristian Castro will be the International Star crooning Saturday night.

        Cristian Castro, born to Veronica Castro and Manuel “Loco” Valdes, has garnered international recognition with his melodic voice. From a young age, he began following in his mother’s footsteps and started belting out some tunes. At the tender age of five, Cristian performed in a TV show called “El Derecho De Nacer”. At age seven, young Cristian made his own kid’s band (Cristian y los Gallitos) and debuted at a popular Mexican show known as Siempre en Domingo with El Gallito Feliz!

        Castro began his singing career in 1992 with the release of Agua Nueva. After participating in various telenovelas and recording some albums as a teenager, Castro began his “internationalization” in 1993, starting with concerts in Puerto Rico. Castro dedicated a song to that country in his second album, Un Segundo En El Tiempo, titled “Puerto Rico” as a way of thanking the Puerto Rican public for supporting his career. He also modified his singing voice from the deep voice he employed in Agua Nueva to a softer one that he currently uses. His song, Nunca Voy A Olvidarte (I Will Never Forget You), launched his career. Castro became an international teen idol and sex symbol almost instantly after he began touring, and he began what has been a fructiferous international singing career.

        Cristian has also done voiceover theme songs for telenovelas such as La Mujer De Madera (The Woman of Wood), Angela, and Morelia. In 1994, Cristian released “El Camino Del Alma”. The album hit, Mañana, meaning Tomorrow, a song composed by Mexican singer, Juan Gabriel which was titled, Mañana, Mañana. In 1995, he released the single Morelia for the novela of the same name. He also released a stand-alone single, Vuelveme a Querer which hit #2 on the Hot Latin Tracks. In 1996, Cristian released El Deseo De Oir Tu Voz (The Wish To Hear Your Voice) which featured hits such as Morelia, Amor, Amarte a Ti, and the title track.

        In June 26th, 2007, Castro released his first mariachi album, El Indomable, which was produced by Vicente Fernandez, and released the single from the album, “Tu Retirada.” A new album, “El culpable soy yo”, was released April 28th, 2009.

        As the months near, more information will be released and excitement will mount. What will this year’s festival bring? Who will wear the crown on Thursday night? Which comic will make us bust at the seams with laughter?

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Re: Christian Castro to Headline Costa Maya Festival [Re: Marty] #335282
04/30/09 11:27 AM
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will the swine flu still be around, will public events other then meetings to discuss the swine flu be cancelled?

Reality..What a concept!
Re: Christian Castro to Headline Costa Maya Festival [Re: papashine] #335283
04/30/09 12:03 PM
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No but you must bring a "Clean Bill of Health" certified by a Minister.

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