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Catalunya Arte Flamenco is back with the best in contemporary flamenco

Estrella Morente, Mayte Martín, Yiyo, Duquende, Chicuelo, Argentina, Capullo de Jérez, Juan Ramón Caro, Pitingo and Miguel Poveda, will perform in the third edition of this prestigious flamenco festival.
October 6, 2011


The series will honor the memory of Enrique Morente who opened the 2010 edition on the day of the Mercé last autumn at the Gran Teatre of the Barcelona Liceu.

Conferences, round-table discussions and formative workshops complete the program of the third edition of the series which is scheduled to take place in October, November, December and January.

The third Ciclo Catalunya Arte Flamenco gets underway Friday October 14th with an exceptional program that brings together seasoned flamenco veterans and young hopefuls of the current scene.  Artists such as Mayte Martín, El Yiyo, Duquende, Estrella Morente, Chicuelo, Argentina, Capullo de Jérez, Juan Ramón Caro, Pitingo and Miguel Poveda will offer their recitals in October, November, December and January at various venues throughout the region of Catalonia.

In October, the third Ciclo Catalunya Arte Flamenco opens with the performances of Mayte Martín, El Yiyo, Duquende and Estrella Morente.  The month of November will bring Chicuelo, Argentina, Capullo de Jerez and Juan Ramón Caro, and in December Pitingo will perform.  In January Miguel Poveda puts the icing on the cake of the third edition of one of Catalonia?s major flamenco festivals.

Under the auspices of the Ciclo in this first year of the designation of flamenco as a Cultural World Heritage, various parallel activities will be held such as formative workshops, conferences and round-table discussions to analyze the current flamenco scene in Catalonia, and the importance of this art-form in Catalonian territory over recent decades.  This program of activities, which makes up the educational branch of the Ciclo, also aims to acquaint audiences with new artists, as well as highlight the promotional work of this genre as carried out by numerous Andalusian cultural entities that exist throughout Catalonia.