Flamenco in Barcelona

Barcelona offers many places where you can attend flamenco shows, live the passion to learn to sing and dance. In this article I want to highlight five places to enjoy a flamenco espetáculo Barcelona. First, a little history.

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History of Flamenco
Flamenco is the name of a style of music, a painting technique and dance typical of Andalusia. Strongly influenced by nomadic peoples, flamenco has its roots in the musical culture of the Moors and Jews. Today, flamenco is part of the culture and tradition of Spanish music. The second half of the nineteenth century, flamenco has also crossed national boundaries are represented worldwide.
Originally, it was a dance for the poorer classes and marginalized. The main purpose of the dance was the preservation of identity and used to dance only within the family circle. So that flamenco is a good demonstration of spontaneous and sincere feelings.

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Flamenco is the union of four elements: the singing (cante), the palms of the hands (palms), dance (dance) and guitar (the cap). Cajon (wooden percussion instrument) and castanets (Castanets) often accomagnano flamenco music.
The way of singing is difficult to understand for half of Europeans by Arab influences.
The singers use the technique to give different notes on a single syllable of text. Furthermore, the metric is adapted to regional dialects. The texts date back to an ancient tradition, although they have adapted to today. Covering all aspects of life, of love lost eternal, pain and injustice.

Flamenco - Casa Tortilla Barcelona

Flamenco - Casa Tortilla Barcelona

Flamenco in Barcelona
If you come to Barcelona must live dance experience with all its facets: the traditional footwork, the dancers stamping their heels, swaying, twisting arms and palms: all elements of flamenco that emphasize the personality of the performer. Here is a list of some of the most famous flamenco shows in town.

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El tablao de Carmen
It is one of the most famous flamenco that can be found in Barcelona.
It was created in 1988 as a tribute to one of the best flamenco dancers of all time, Carmen Amaya, and takes place exactly where they performed the dance for King Alfonso VIII. The event marked the inauguration of Poble Espanyol in 1929 in the center of Barcelona, and it is here that still have the spectacle of The Tablao.
It lasts 75 minutes, characterized by the combination of the best dance, music and song.

The dancers and musicians are part of the same group of professionals.
You will have the possibility to choose something to eat or drink mientrasdisfrutarás the show.
The cost of the ticket includes entry to the Poble Espanyol 1 hour before the show, so you can aprofitar to visit one of the major tourist attractions of the city. The ticket price with a tapas menu costs around 50 euros.

Address and map
Avenida Marqués de Comillas, Montjuic – Click here for the map
Metro Plaça Espanya – Line L1 and L3


For all information and to make a reservation you can refer to the web page
www.tablaodecarmen.com

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Tablao Flamenco Cordobes
In the heart of Las Ramblas since 1970, the Tablao Cordobés is a small masterpiece of craftsmanship inspired by Moorish art, decorated under the direction of the restorers and artisans of the Alhambra. Under the direction of a family of passionate flamenco, the restaurant is one of the most important shows of the city, and offers traditional cuisine using local produce.
The ticket price with a tapas menu costs around 50 euros.

Address and map
Rambla, 35 – Click here for the map
Metro Liceu o Drassanes – Line L3

For all information and to make a reservation you can refer to the web page
www.tablaocordobes.com

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Opera y Flamenco
Opera and Flamenco is a true “cult” for lovers of music and dance. Give a “merger” of the opera, the Spanish tradition and magic of flamenco. In this case, you can enjoy dinner, why is theater. In fact, you can choose to attend the function at Teatro de la Rambla Poliorama or nel Palau de la Música Catalana, one of the most important works of modernism in Barcelona. The price is about 50 euros.

Address and map
Rambla, 130 – Click here for the map
Metro Plaça Catalunya – Line L1 and L3

For all information and to make a reservation you can refer to the web page
www.operaflamenco.com

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Palacio del Flamenco
Among all that is in this artuculo is the one with the largest room, there is room for 450 people!
Critics say that flamenco is very good, but you can not say the same restaurant quality. The show features a lineup of 15 artists on stage. Singers, dancers, guitarists and musicians offer great musical force, a tour of the different types of flamenco that allows the public to enjoy a night of great beauty in an unforgettable setting. The price for dinner and the show is about 50 euros.

Address and map
Carrer de Balmes, 139 – Click here for the map
Metro Diagonal – Line L5

For all information and to make a reservation you can refer to the web page
www.palaciodelflamenco.com

Flamenco - Casa Tortilla Barcelona

Los Tarantos
This is the most economical. If you want proof of what can be flamenco not have to miss this show: for only 10 € you can enjoy 30 minutes of pure Spanish passion. Moreover, its location is perfect: it is located in the Plaza Real, and once finished the show can enjoy a beer in the middle of the “movida catalana”.

Address and map
Plaça Reial, 17 – Click here for the map
Metro Liceu o Drassanes – Line L3

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