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Flamenco Festival in Barcelona

Written by Daniella

Flamenco is one of the most devoted musical genres. It is an art form, full of emotions and special techniques. It is absolutely spectacular to witness and it is deeply rooted in Spanish culture. This musical genre originates from Andalusia and it has become a must-see for tourists from all over the world, largely due to the effect of the performance of this musical show (also known as duende). There is a festival in Barcelona called Ciutat Flamenco and for just a short period of time, it turns the Ciudad Condal into the capital of flamenco. Today ShBarcelona will share more information about this festival.

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Discover Ciutat Flamenco; the flamenco festival of the Catalan capital

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Barcelona has played a key role in the evolution of flamenco, although many people do not know this. There have been important and unique events here, that have marked the history of flamenco. The Catalan capital has enjoyed the best flamenco artists, and also great stars of sing and dance have been born here. Throughout the year, Barcelona offers a wide variety of shows related to flamenco, and in this city more events of this musical genre are scheduled than anywhere else in the world. Ciutat Flamenco celebrates its twenty-sixth edition in 2019, and the roots of this musical style genre will fit perfectly in the city of creativity and innovation. It is exactly why Ciutat Flamenco has become one of the great showcases of the best flamenco artists and overall flamenco events in Spain. At Ciutat Flamenco they are used to innovating and creating new shows, to the delight of its most frequent visitors, but without forgetting newcomers, who like to see it in a more pure form. In 2019 we also celebrate the 40th anniversary of Taller Músics, and one of the events during this celebration is the First Flamenco Congress on the existence and the pedagogy of Flamenco. During the festival the general knowledge of this excellent art form is explained.

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This year they have created a truly spectacular program at Ciutat Flamenco. You can see artists like Chicuelo on May 16 at 9 pm at Luz de Gas, Antonio Lizana on May 17 at 9 pm at Luz de Gas, Rocío Márquez on May 18 at 9 pm at l’Auditori, Pepe Martínez on May 23 at 9 pm at Luz de Gas, Luis Vidal and Iberiana on May 24 at 9 pm at l’Auditori, Tablao de Músics on May 25 from 6 to 8:00 pm at Taller de Músics, Antonio Rey on May 29 at 9 pm at Luz de Gas, María Terremoto on May 30 at 9 pm at Luz de Gas and Bailaoras & La Chana on May 31 at 9 pm at Barts. You can buy your tickets directly on the website and enjoy each show at the selected venue. So if you are a flamenco lover and you are in Barcelona during this time period, ​​you must not miss the Ciutat Flamenco, after all it is the best flamenco festival in the city of the Catalan capital.

*Mainphoto by Flavio via Visualhunt

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Daniella enjoys everything the city of Barcelona has to offer. She writes, translates and loves discovering Catalonia and its beautiful nature.

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