A flamenco dancer on stage looks amazing. But what about backstage, what does it really take to become one? I asked two famous flamenco dancers from Spain, Úrsula and Tamara López, who run their own dance academy in Seville.
Author: Hannet Engel
Top 3 Most-Read Posts
For those of you who didn’t read some of the articles by Flamenco Artworks© last year… you missed out on all the fun! So now is your chance to catch up on your reading. I give you the top 3 best-read posts on Flamenco Artworks© plus one of my personal favourites. If you feel inspired,…
Flamenco action painting – interview with Patricio Hidalgo Morán.
Spanish artist Patricio Hidalgo Morán invented a performing art called ‘live-action-flamenco-painting’. Flamenco Artworks© interviewed him and found out: combine flamenco with action painting and things will get messy.
New Year, New Flamenco, New Art.
To all you flamenco, art, vintage film, photo or history lovers: 2018 might be your lucky year. If you follow Flamenco Artworks, that is.
Flamenco Artworks wishes you a Merry Christmas, the flamenco way!
A Merry Christmas to you all in the traditional flamenco spirit. Watch how it’s done in this video by flamenco group ‘Triana Pura’.
A daring Dutchman. Interview with flamenco guitarist Tino van der Sman.
“Make sure to master the profession of ‘tocaor’ first. That is where the essence of flamenco can be found.” Tino van der Sman is a Dutch guitarist and composer in the Spanish flamenco scene. Read on and learn from the maestro.
What is your question for flamenco guitarist Tino van der Sman going to be?
Ever had the chance to ask a personal question to a superb flamenco guitarist? Well…here’s your chance! – reporting from Seville, ES. Next week I will be interviewing Tino van der Sman, a well known flamenco guitarist in Spain and a fellow Dutchman. Send me your question for Tino and I will ask him for…
Flamenco in the streets
In Sevilla flamenco can literally be found in the streets. Here, I can step out of my house and find guitarists playing bulerías on a terrace or I can join an improvised flamenco party in one of the antique little bars. -reporting from Sevilla, Spain A flamenco fiesta in bar ‘La Habanilla’, Sevilla. That’s me in the…
And all I could say was… “hola”
Only in Seville can I leave my house and just walk into one of the most famous flamenco dancers in the world – reporting from Seville, ES As it happens this month I am living in a lovely community of neighbours in Seville in the area of La Macarena to practice my flamenco dancing and…
Flamenco entertainment- LIVE from Seville, Spain
Flamenco painter Patricio Hidalgo took me for a fantastic flamenco night in the Spanish city of Seville in a place where he painted the stage design and where flamenco history is still very tangible. Read on to join me in my magical encounters with flamenco. One of the greatest things of Seville is the omnipresence of flamenco. Different…
Flamenco meets graffiti in Barcelona
An exhilarating graffiti painting of legendary flamenco dancer Carmen Amaya by artists BTOY and URIGINAL shows the rawness and elegance that often go together in flamenco.
News: FlamencoArtworks©’ Weekly Inspiration moved to Facebook
Flamenco Artworks©’ Weekly Inspiration posts will from now on only be published on the Facebook page FlamencoArtworks. So if you are a fan of my Weekly Inspiration posts and you are one of my faithful followers on flamenco-blog.com, then you might have noticed that you haven’t been receiving them in your e-mail inbox anymore. I am reserving this blog for…