HomeliveThe Cervantes Institute continues its commitment to the internationalization of flamenco hand in hand with Flamenco Festival London 2024

The Cervantes Institute continues its commitment to the internationalization of flamenco hand in hand with Flamenco Festival London 2024

Emphasizing the status of this art as high culture worldwide, fostering its dissemination through an international programming rooted in the entity's regular collaboration with the world's leading festivals and exhibition venues across five continents.
María José Llergo reinvents herself in her show 'Ultrabelleza', as the London public will discover on June 15th, at the Lilian Baylis Studio, in the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, thanks to the collaboration of the Cervantes Institute, an institution committed to the support of flamenco culture worldwide, promoting its dissemination through international programmes based on the institution's regular collaboration with the main music and dance festivals worldwide, on the five continents. Furthermore, as part of this collaboration, the Granada-born bailaora Sara Jiménez will perform her new work 'Ave de Plata' at the Lilian Baylis Studio, on June 14th. This work is inspired by the genre of macabre dances and relies on the great social satire that contemplates death as a unifying element of life. This new piece by Jiménez was developed during her artistic residence in Torrox (Malaga), within the 'In Progress' Programme, and now Flamenco Festival London offers it as part of its program. This choreography directed by the winners of the National Dance Award 2019, can also be seen at the Lilian Baylis Studio on June 14th. Their three short or medium-length pieces: 'Meter los pies', 'Nondedéu', and 'Silencio', make up an experimental and synesthetic journey full of ‘zapateos’, flamenco singing, flamenco dance, diverse instruments and silence. Finally, completing the collaboration with the Cervantes Institute, the performance of Florencia Oz'En este día, en este mundo' will also be performed at the Lilian Baylis Studio, on June 15th. Result of an artistic residency at Sadler’s Wells, 'On this day, in this world' is the title of a proposal in which Florencia Oz, National Flamenco Award 2019, joins forces with the bailaora and choreographer Florencia O’Ryan Zúñiga to create a piece in which circadian rhythms come into play to connect with flamenco from a broad sense of tradition and heritage.

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