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Andalusian Music

Flamenco great takes gypsy party to the stage

In Spanish, they call it duende - the ethereal state between heaven and Earth. It's where you may find yourself when listening to a great flamenco artist soon to grace the stage in Hong Kong.

Tuesday, 15 January, 2008, 12:00am

Gala Flamenco Dance

Performers from the London and New York Flamenco Festivals, including Merche Esmeralda, Belen Maya (above), Olga Pericet and Marco Flores. Today, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$460 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

18 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Vocal Flamenco

Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Passion, flair and high energy combine for one of the highlights of the Mediterranean Arts Festival, Vocal Flamenco, the Gala Flamenca Concert, featuring Carmen Linares and Miguel Poveda.

8 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Gala Flamenca

Spanish flamenco singers Carmen Linares (right) and Miguel Poveda perform with guitarist Juan Carlos Romero and dancer Rocio Molina. Part of the Mediterranean Arts Festival. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044

4 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Songs, Before a War

Flamenco dancer and choreographer Maria Pages from Seville, who won the National Dance Award 2002 in Spain, returns with her dance company in a new choreography set to traditional flamenco music, blues and John Lennon's Imagine. Tonight, 8pm, HK City Hall, Concert Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Songs, Before a War

Hong Kong City Hall

Tomorrow-Sat, 8pm

The hot steps of flamenco return to Hong Kong with Compa?ia Maria Pages. Dancer and choreographer Maria Pages from Seville leads her troupe in a non-stop, 75-minute show of rhythmic stomping and nimble footwork set to traditional flamenco music, blues and John Lennon's Imagine.

25 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Girl power: Indian style, with a Chinese twist and a flamenco stamp

They arrive at the rehearsal wearing jeans, T-shirts, trainers and stilettos, but quickly swap them for traditional salwar kameezes and heavy anklets that tinkle with every step. The dozen or so young women then take their positions as choreographer Priyadarshini Ghose Shome repeatedly calls out: 'Tha thai thai thakka, tha thai thai thakka ...'

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Flamenco goes Whacko

What happens when flamenco meets Michael Jackson? Singer-songwriter Khalil Fong will show concertgoers tonight during a performance at the AsiaWorld-Expo.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

The Dance

Iberian Dances

Iberica de Danza (left) from Spain tackles Spanish dance, from folk and classical to bolero and flamenco. Today, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, Yuen Long, $90-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

2 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Stunning act bared soul of flamenco

Eva Yerbabuena

Ballet Flamenco

HK Arts Festival

Reviewed March 2

Flamenco should not be pretty. Sweaty, gritty and passionate, this art form embracing music, song and dance is best seen in the bars of southern Spain where it was born.

6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

The Dance

Eva

Hailed as flamenco's first lady, Eva Yerbabuena (below) leads her company of dancers in a performance of songs from the heart of Andalucia. Thu-Sat, 7.30pm (Sat also at 3pm), HK Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, $150-$520 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

What's On

DAZZLING DANCE SHOW

Hong Kong's flagship dance group, City Contemporary Dance Company, will present In the Beginning this week. Choreographed by Helen Lai, the performance features a combination of movements, ethnic music and narration.

The innovative work is based on Hebrew, Chinese, Egyptian, Indian and Mayan myths.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Flamenco star evokes Spanish gypsy passion

The acclaimed Baras will add a modern twist to the show with a dance usually reserved for men

AN EXPRESSIVE, EXPLOSIVE dance with origins that can be traced to Spain's gypsies, the flamenco requires a dancer to bare his or her soul in addition to mastering arduous technical skills.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Ho rises to flamenco challenge

Singer Denise Ho Wan-si has accomplished what she said was one of the toughest challenges of her career: dancing flamenco in front of an 8,000-strong crowd at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

21 May 2005 - 12:00am

Flamenco fiesta's passion fizzles out

Ballet Nacional de Espana

Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Ends today

Spanish flamenco is hotter than ever these days. This weekend the Hong Kong Arts Festival presents the Ballet Nacional de Espana, directed by Jose Antonio - who is the choreographer for two of the four works in the programme.

20 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

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