These two cantaores were summoned to a virtual meeting working with the King and Queen of Spain and took the opportunity to convey the action outline and legal amendments proposed by the Association of Professional Flamenco Artists, ‘Unión Flamenca’
Bulerías, colombianas, alegrías, soleás and tanguillos, among other flamenco rhythms, will be performed by fourteen Chilean guitarists. The festival will take place on August 1st and August 8th and it will be broadcasted on TVON
Flamenco’s private parties were small flamenco gatherings, held in so-called cuartos or cuartitos (“little rooms”), where cante, baile and toque were performed by flamencos in the old days, for the enjoyment of a wealthy aficionado, the so-called señorito, who paid for the performance and thus allowed these flamenco artists to
«Tablaos cannot vanish, Gypsy flamenco cannot vanish. This is a period we must overcome
And why not? The legendary, and sometimes controversial Llave de Oro del Cante, has been awarded on five occasions since its creation more than 150 years ago in 1868, to Tomás el Nitri, then to Manuel Vallejo (1926), Antonio Mairena (1962), Camarón de la Isla (posthumously in 2000) and Fosforito (2005).