Flamenco

The Brazilian film 'Aquarius' received rave reviews following its World Premiere at Cannes where it was nominated for the Palme d’Or, the Cannes Jury Prize, and the Cannes Grand Prix. Just as captivating for the world’s media, was the cast’s red-carpet protest about the ‘coup d’etat’ that...
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of expert judges, The Latin UK Awards 2016/17 announces the winners of the Dance categories.
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From village pubs to Saturday night television, Latin dances are captivating UK audiences more than ever before. It’s time to recognise the real stars of the show – from Tango and Salsa to Samba and Flamenco. London’s Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese communities are well into their second and...
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Flamenco legend, arguably Spain's sexiest man and star of the Latin UK Awards 2014, Rafael Amargo, is back in London teaching intensive flamenco masterclasses at Ilusion Flamenca Dance School in Central London. Angela Alonso talks to the Andalucian dance god ahead of his anticipated arrival...
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Antonio Canales is considered one of the greatest Spanish Flamenco Dancers of all time. Once one of the world's biggest Flamenco celebrities, he now dedicates his time to choreography and teaching. Having given a week of workshops in London, on Sunday Canales performs at a charity gala in...
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Maestra Carmen Iniesta is one of Sevilla's finest flamenco dancers and most sought-after teachers. Latinolife talks to her about flamenco's past, future, and how to experience the 'present' when dancing.
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They are Spain’s newest offering to the Flamenco scene: seven Barcelona-bred brothers by a father of 39 offspring, who blend the classical and the contemporary. Framed by a band of eight female musicians, Los Vivanco's acrobatic, testosterone-fuelled flamenco fiesta are taking the world by...
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Inspired by the purist Flamenco that he learnt from his teachers, Rafael Amargo, Spain’s most eclectic dancer and choreographer, was influenced by US contemporary dance schools such as the Martha Graham, while living in New York. He brings to the fore this experience in his work ‘Poet in New York’...
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The great film director's passion for Flamenco marked his career and helped force the arts establishments in Spain and abroad to give this great art form the respect it was due. Here we pay tribute...
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Sevillian bailadora Rafaela Carrasco is one of the most outstanding representatives of avant-garde flamenco dancing. After being a member of the Andalusian based Mario Maya Company and completing her training in Madrid as a soloist, she established her own company with which she has stunned...
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In conjunction with their performance of Fuenteovejuna at Sadler's Wells, the dancers of the Antonio Gades company will be giving a free workshop to mere mortals at the Instituto Cervantes. Vera King uncovers the legendary Flamenco dancer and choreographer, founder of this great company, who...
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Angela Alonso from Almeria in Andalucia, arrived in London 13 years ago, and set up the UK's most popular Flamenco Dance School.
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Come rain, crisis or shine, Sevilla is always ready for a party.
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