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The Nimes Flamenco Festival will be held from Monday 9 until Saturday 21 January 2012 at Nimes, France.


This year’s artists include Tomatito, José de la Tomasa, El Capullo de Jerez, Israel Galván, Inés Bacán accompanied by Antonio MoyaMamzelle FlamenKa and Rocío Molina.

There will also be talks given by José Manuel Gamboa, Claude Worms and José María Velázquez-Gaztelu.

On Sunday 15 January 2012, the documentary film called El cante bueno duele – Homenaje a Moraíto by Martijn van Beenen and Ernestina van der Noort will be shown, followed by a discussion with Ernestina van der Noort.

The Nimes Flamenco Festival was first held in 1989 and has become one of the most important events in the flamenco festival calendar. It was at the Nimes Flamenco Festival in 2011 that Moraíto Chico gave his last performance.

© 2011 Thérèse Wassily Saba