Latest Flamenco Stories

2014-06-24 23:09:36

Albita (Cuba), Eva Ayllón (Perú) & Olga Cerpa (Spain), Celebrating Women's Power with the Cajón Beat Common to the Three Cultures Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Mujeres con Cajones is Albita’s new production, Grammy and Emmy awarded songstress that reedited the impact of the most authentic Cuban music from Hollywood to Broadway, and from Paris to Dubai. On this celebration of women’s power, the Cuban belter reveals the richness in the cajón beat that is...

2011-02-01 00:23:47

The Louisville-based, non-profit FlamencoTalk, once again, collaborates with internationally acclaimed flamenco artist Antonio Granjero, Felix de Lola, and Ricardo Anglada in creating an emotionally charged flamenco production. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Poema del Cante Jondo (Poem of Deep Song) will premiere at the Kentucky Center for the Arts' Bomhard Theater on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca, flamenco poet and tireless champion of the art form,...

2010-04-22 21:31:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the perfect Mother's Day Gift or the unique hard to find present for that special someone, Laguna Beach Modern Gypsy/Flamenco guitarist and composer Emilio is offering to create and name a song for that individual. The musician has built a loyal following of fans on TV and through his concerts in Orange County having sold more than 35,000 albums and is now planning his next venture: working on an International Documentary about Flamenco...

2010-04-07 08:30:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience the passion and energy of flamenco at the 23rd annual Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque (www.nationalinstituteofflamenco.org), June 9-13, 2010. As a world class destination event, Festival Flamenco offers authentic cultural exploration that encourages active participation and provides an optimum aesthetic experience. Explore flamenco as a cultural treasure that is uniquely Albuquerque. (Photo:...

2010-02-10 07:07:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andalucia region of southern Spain warms up New York during February 2010 with its 10th Annual Flamenco Festival, thrilling audiences while inspiring them to visit Andalucia, birthplace of the art of flamenco. Among several stellar productions, Seville-born, "extraordinarily sinuous" Maria Pages, performs her evocative Autorretrato (self-portrait) at the NY City Center. Also during February, the Festival tours to Miami, Washington DC, Boston,...

2009-08-07 06:38:16

Israeli singer David Broza received Spain's royal medal of honor for his contribution to Spanish-Israeli relations and promoting tolerance, Israeli media said. During a concert performance in Tel Aviv to promote his latest album Wednesday evening, a representative of the Spanish Embassy in Israel handed the 53-year-old singer, songwriter a medal from the king. A statement released by King Juan Carlos 1 said Broza was awarded the country's Civil Order Medal of Honor, which grants him all the...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'