Tag Archive: Flamenco

City Portrait: Granada

At the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains lies one of Andalusia’s most beautiful and interesting cities: Granada. Internationally revered for its lavish Alhambra palace, Granada is filled with splendid Moorish architectural heritage – but there is much more to the city than what initially meets the eye. The city over the centuries Within the […]

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Flamenco at its finest: La Bienal 2018

Seville offers its visitors countless sights, sounds and experiences, but the Andalusian metropolis may be best defined by one thing in particular – the city lives and breathes flamenco music and dance. Not surprisingly, charismatic Seville hosts the world’s biggest flamenco event: La Bienal. As the name suggests, this three-week flamenco festival takes place every […]

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Jerez: La Fiesta de La Vendimia

Jerez de la Frontera, located in the Cadiz region of southwestern Spain, is a picturesque city surrounded by sprawling fertile land. This has provided the ideal conditions for two things the region is most famous for: vineyards and horses. Add the third – flamenco – and you have La Fiesta de la Vendimia de Jerez. […]

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Flamenco: A true Spanish art

Together with tapas and sunshine, flamenco is considered to be quintessentially Spanish. While flamenco is more specifically from southern Spain, its passionate music and dance are enjoyed in all parts of the country and offer a unique and unforgettable way to experience Spanish culture. It’s no wonder that UNESCO includes flamenco as part of the […]

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The Feria de Abril: Southern Spain’s wildest party

They say you know that Spring has sprung in southern Spain when Seville’s Feria de Abril (April Fair) kicks off. This vibrant, traditional and highly colorful weeklong Spanish shindig draws visitors from near and far to eat, drink, dance and make merry each year. If you’re in town, you won’t be able to miss the […]

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