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The trophy for Best Video of the Year at the 2014 Lucas Awards went to the hands of director Ian Padrón and the duet Buena Fe, the video clip is “Se bota a matar”, conducted in collaboration with the dance company Havana Queens.

The ceremony, located in the theater Karl Marx, took place on the night of Saturday with a broad array of technology and not without controversy, raised by Padrón, one of the directors nominated in this year.

It is necessary that Lucas is reviewed, it is not normal for a video where editors, photographers and director have not been awarded, won for this recognition, said the filmmaker, who took two statuettes for “Se bota a matar”: Best Video and Best Fusion production.

Israel Rojas, lead singer of Buena Fe, said meanwhile that it is a wonder that there are events such as Lucas, where the work of professionals who give everything sometimes without receiving much in return is rewarded, because this is the filmmakers award not of the musicians he insisted.

In the category Most Popular Video there were surprises for those expecting “Bailnado” instead was Angeles who took third consecutive time the applause with “Besando tu boca” by Manuel Ortega.

The award for Best Director went to Rudy Mora and Orlando Cruzata by “Llueve otra vez” by Augusto Enriquez and the National Symphony of Cuba, which also won Best Song and Music Video Bachatas.

Alejandro Perez remained as leader of the winners, with five wins, including two with “Alcé mi voz” by Ivette Cepeda (Traditional and Folk Music, Best Cinematography) and one with “Bailando” (Best Video Choreography).

On this last day of Lucas Awards, artists like Thaira, SMS, David Blanco, Yuly and Havana C Nuve Roja and Cuckoo Diamante got in scene to increase the euphoria of thousands attending the show.

The show closed with a rendition of “Me dicen Cuba”, by Alexander Abreu and Havana d'Primera, this video creditors special recognition, awarded for the first time at the event.

Source: AIN

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