“Flamenco Festival is one of the biggest dance events of the year in New York City”(New York Times). With this sharpness the New York Times refers to Flamenco Festival, which is among the main Spanish cultural events organized outside of Spain, and the most important platform for Flamenco in the international market.
After 20 years of activity, and an audience of more than 1,6 million people, Flamenco Festival has presented more than 140 companies and 1250 shows around the world, showcasing the leading names of today, from world renowned artists and icons of traditional flamenco, to the most innovative, emerging young stars of dance and music in this genre. Directed and founded by Miguel Marin, each year conquers new theaters and audiences around the world.
Founded in 2001 with main headquarters in New York, Miami and London, it has conquered the most prestigious theaters in 111 cities around the world, such as Carnegie Hall or NY Center in New York, Arsht center y Miami, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Boston Opera House, London Sadler´s Wells, Sydney Opera House, National Performing Arts Center in Beijing, Stanislavski Theater in Moscow, Bunkamura in Tokyo, or Esplanade in Singapore, among many others.
Operating since 1996, Flamenco Festival is the main international flamenco promoter in the world. Its mission is to promote and spread the richness and variety of flamenco art, from traditional flamenco to the most avant-garde proposals.
The lively music and passionate choreography just might leave you shouting olé!
- Time Out NYC
The month of February has become the 'jondo' month in New York
Rarely have I witnessed a prolonged standing ovation midway through a show but it happened here
- Dance Tabs
This was flamenco puro in its most fabulous form, dominated – as it should be – by the voice
- Dance Tabs
One of the year's biggest dance events in New York City
- The New York Times
Sadler's Wells has struck gold with its annual season of flamenco
- The Independent
A classy platform for three distinctly talented vocalists
- The Times
One of New York's City's most important events