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54th International Festival Cante de las Minas de La Unión

Miguel Poveda, Estrella Morente, Sara Baras, Niño Josele and Carmen Linares will be featured in the shows of the 2014 edition.
April 27, 2014

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At Corral de la Moreria, Madrid base of the Festival, the program of the 54th edition of the Cante de las Minas has been presented. This year the opening speech will be delivered by journalist Luis del Olmo, the award Catedral del Cante which goes to India, and the cultural agenda includes Arturo Pérez Reverte, Fernando Trueba and Juan A. Ruiz Espartaco among other individuals from the world of art and culture.

Francisco Bernabé, mayor of La Unión, presented the program for this year’s edition, which includes shows with Estrella Morente, Miguel Poveda, Sara Baras, Niño Josele and Carmen Linares, who will receive the Castillete de Oro along with Estrella Morente.


Cante de las Minas

 

The Festival, which has been declared of International Touristic Interest, recently received the Medalla de Oro al Mérito en las Bellas Artes, and is included in the activities of Marca España by way of ‘Las Minas Flamenco Tour’ which offers editions of the Festival in the international market.  A national tour is also in the works, and will feature winners of the Festival’s contests.

The event is scheduled to take place August 6 to 16, 2014.

 

PROGRAM

6 August 2014

Prologue to festival.


7 August 2014

Opening speech by Luis del Olmo


Winners’ night 2013. Jeromo Segura (lámpara minera), Eduardo Guerrero (desplante) and Pepe Bao (filón)


Finalistas Cante de las Minas

Cultural agenda – Presentation of the Premio Catedral del Cante to INDIA


8 August 2014

Flamenco gala show: Miguel Poveda “Recital de Cante”


Miguel Poveda


Cultural agenda: Presentation Castillete de Oro a Arturo Pérez Reverte

9 August 2014

Gala flamenca:

Ballet Flamenco del Cante de las Minas “Alma minera”

Niño Josele “El Mar de mi Ventana”


Niño Josele


Cultural agenda: Presentation Castillete de Oro to Fernando Trueba

10 August 2014

Gala flamenca: Carmen Linares “Remembranzas”


Carmen Linares


Cultural agenda: Presentation Castillete de Oro to Juan Antonio Ruiz “Espartaco”


11 August 2014

Gala flamenca: Sara Baras “Medusa”

Cultural agenda: Presentation Castillete de Oro to Quique Dacosta


Sara Baras - Medusa


12 August 2014

Gala flamenca: Estrella Morente & Orquesta Sinfónica de la UCAM “El Amor Brujo”
Cultural agenda: Presentation Castillete de Oro to Carlos Herrera

Estrella Morente


13, 14 and 15 August

Semifinals of the Cante, Guitar, Dance and Instrumentalist contests
Cultural agenda: Presentation Castilletes de Oro to Estrella Morente and Carmen Linares


16 August 2014

Finalists’ show, Guitar, Dance and Instrumentalist. Awards ceremony.

 


Tickets


Tickets for the Festival go on sale June 1st at the Tourism Office of the La Unión town hall, and all outlets of the Corte Inglés.

The presentation closed with the performance of the current holder of the Lámpara Minera, Jeromo Segura, accompanied on guitar by Rosendo Fernández.

 

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