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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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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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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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Celebrating Gypsies of Granada The City of Sorrows Novel On October 30, 1996, the Andalusian Parliament declared that November 22 is to be celebrated as El Día de los Gitanos Andaluces, The Day of the Andalusian Gypsies. This day celebrates

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Semana Santa Ferroviarios Granada 2016

  Holy week is really important throughout Spain, although in Andalusia it has a special significance for it´s people and is deeply rooted in Southern Spain´s calendar. The Easter processions attract huge crowds in Seville, Malaga, Granada and Almeria. Find

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