The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that Maná will be honored with the 2,573rd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. PST. The star in the category of Recording will be dedicated at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Live Nation.
Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star will be Carlos Santana. “As one of Latin America’s most popular Rock bands, Maná is sure to bring many fans to Hollywood for the dedication ceremony. They are not only well known throughout Latin America, here in the United States and across the world as well!” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies.
Maná founded and continue to finance the Selva Negra Foundation (Fundación Ecológica Selva Negra) which has become one of Latin America’s leading voices for environmental protection. One project example is working with the Mexican government to raise 140,000 turtle eggs for release on the country’s Pacific coast to re-establish the endangered species. Maná and the Selva Negra Founation were named “Champions of Health” by the Pan American Health Organization. The band also acts as goodwill ambassadors for The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.