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Generalife Sunset Alhambra FEX Festival

The Origin of Flamenco While the origins of Flamenco Music and dance are not entirely documented. There is a clear thread from the 18th century onwards. Although the true beginning of Flamenco is much older. The art of flamenco is

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Granada Festival 2022 Alhambra Concerts

The Dance festival is every Summer at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. The FEX International Music and Dance festival is a prestigious summer event. Well known in Spain and further afield. As soon as the tickets go on sale

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Carmen Almanzor Granada

Typical Carmen in the Albaicín You may be wondering what a Carmen is or even where the Albaicín is. You may have visited the Albaicín quarter in Granada. Or seen a photo or painting of the neighbourhood. Let´s find out more.

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Performance at Templo del Flamenco

Since living in Andalusia since 2006 I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in varied locations around Southern Spain. Some thrilled others have disappointed. One March evening I went to the Templo del

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View of Granada Crosses Flamenco Festival

Summer Flamenco in Granada Over the summer there are lots Flamenco in Granada dates. Musical performances, dance festivals and cultural events to see. As well as the Festival International de Musica + Danza in the Alhambra there are other lesser

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Performance at Templo del Flamenco

The second Flamenco novel from British author Cherry Radford has landed. After reading the debut novel Men Dancing. I´ve followed on by reading the sequel Flamenco baby  As this second novel is set in Granada, it was a must read

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Spanish Fashion designer Shoes Karolina Fresneda

Think of Granada, Spain. No doubt you´ll imagine of the view across to the Alhambra palace, some delicious Spanish tapas or maybe the quaint streets of the Albayzin quarter. You may not think of Granada as a fashion hub but

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Murcia Catafalco

I cannot possibly cover the whole Spanish culture in one blog post. So here is a quick overview of some curiosities and things to look out for on your next trip to Spain. With many flights out to Spain every

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3 Spain book reviews

In Summertime I find that a good Spain book is the best way to while away the hot days. So far this season I have managed to make good progress with quite a few books. There are of course many

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Palacio de los Olvidados Granada Spain

Last night I saw a unique Flamenco concert in Granada. A fusion of Sefardi music, flamenco and Lorca poetry. The event was inside the patio of the Museum Palacio de los Olvidados. just along Carrera del Darro by Plaza Nueva.

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