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The Chicago Flamenco Festival This Weekend

The Chicago Flamenco Festival kicks off this weekend and will include over five weeks of live performances, symposiums, film screenings, dance and guitar workshops, family programs, and other events. Come on out and experience breathtaking performances by an array of international stars at the 16th Annual Chicago Flamenco Festival. The 16th edition of the annual Chicago Flamenco Festival presents traditional and contemporary Flamenco music and dance over five weeks. The Festival’s line-up of more than nine flamenco groups spans the world of music and dance and features some of art’s brightest rising stars as well as established and critically acclaimed artists. World-renowned dancer Estrella Morena and soulful singer, Amparo “La Repompilla” Heredia will perform on opening night, while other performances throughout the festival’s run include multi-BRIO Award-winning dancer Nelida Tirado.

 

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The Instituto Cervantes, in collaboration with Old Town School of Folk Music, Flamenco Arts Center, and City Winery is hosting the Chicago Flamenco Festival 2018.   As always, the Festival’s impressive line-up spans the world of music and dance and features some of art’s brightest rising stars as well as established and critically acclaimed artists. These distinctive events further the Instituto Cervantes’ dedication to bringing the finest of Spanish and Hispanic culture to Chicago. Performances, symposiums, film screenings, dance and guitar workshops, family programs, and other events will be offered at the Instituto Cervantes and other venues all during the festival. Other performers include California native Lakshmi “La Chimi” Basile – the first non-Spanish artist to win an award in the prestigious flamenco contest Concurso de las Minas de La Union; rising flamenco star Juan Tomás de la Molía; and more. Admission for events, from films to performances, range from $5-$35. Various locations across the city. For complete details, CLICK HERE.

 

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Instituto Cervantes Chicago
31 W Ohio St, Chicago, Illinois 60654

 

 

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