Watch the Best Flamenco Performance in Seville
“Flamenco, a culturally expressive vehicle which has two centuries of history is the most emblematic of Andalusian folklore. And the most renowned form of artistic expression in Spain. It represents a long-standing tradition that appears on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This art form combines vocal music, dance and musical accompaniment.” ~ Turespana
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According to Turespana, flamenco music has enchanted people from all over the world, and has been a source of inspiration for international musicians and stars. It is a unique spectacle, and captivating for all. It brings together the sound of deep song, accompanying guitar, a powerful kind of tap dance, complex, clapped rhythms and the spectacular dance of major artists, many anonymous. You will notice how you are unconsciously infected by the emotion and feeling that this musical genre transmits. It is not a consistent form of music. Rather, it consists of a number of variants such as tarantos, bulerías, alegrías and soleares. These are diverse styles that, together, form a Spanish sign of identity, a musical genre capable of expressing the passion of an entire people.
Experience authentic Andalusian flamenco at the esteemed Tablao Flamenco El Arenal in Seville. Often considered one of the best flamenco bars in the world, Tablao El Arenal hosts a 1.5-hour show where up to 15 of Seville’s best dancers perform. Sit down to watch the electrifying performance with drinks, and either tapas or a 3-course dinner — the choice is yours!
Tablao Flamenco El Arenal Sample Menu:
• Iberico selection: locally cured hams and pork, served with regional cheeses and olive oil.
• 3 hot tapas plates (dishes change daily).
• Cordobesa salad (serrano ham and tomato).
• Salmon stuffed with Gorgonzola cheese.
• Profiteroles (choux pastry brushed with melted chocolate and filled with whipped cream).
Founded in 1975, the establishment is renowned throughout town as the best place to see an authentic Andalusian flamenco show. It has built an impressive reputation from its owner’s expertise – the locally famed bailor Curro Vélez.
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