He loved to listen to flamenco in the taverns of his hometown, Lucena, when he was young, but he was a shoe maker. However, Curro Lucena was a talented singer who decided to move to Madrid in the 70’s to receive training. He has recorded twelve albums and won the Spanish National Flamenco Award to […]
Dancer and teacher Jose Galán is making history in the field of flamenco education. He´s already known for his innovative shows starring students with mental disabilities. Now, he´s teaching flamenco to people in wheelchairs or with other physical limitations. Taking it one step further, the Christina Hereen Foundation is donating space for his classes.
There are several artists in his family. His grandfather was a flamenco singer and Alfredo Tejada has followed in his footsteps. Born in Málaga and based in Granada, he was the winner of the Mining Lamp 2017 in the Minas de la Unión Flamenco Festival, held in Murcia. He has 20 years of professional trajectory […]
People from the USA to Japan have enjoyed his flamenco performances. Manuel Santiago Mayas, mostly known as ‘Manolete’, has dedicated his life to flamenco and stages. In 2001, he won the Spanish National Dance Award and, since 2009, he directs an International Flamenco School located in the Sacromonte quarter, in Granada, which is named after […]