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The annual Flamenco Festival London at Sadler’s Wells is from 15–27 March 2013.

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Ballet Flamenco Eva Yerbabuena presenting her show called ¡Ay! (Friday and Saturday 15–16 March); Farruquito (Sunday 17 March); Estrella Morente presenting music from her album Autorretrato (Self Portrait) (Monday 18 March);

the flamenco dancer Rocío Molina will work with video artist Yoav Segal and the hip hop artists Sébastien Ramirez and Honji Wang, presenting Danzaora (Tuesday 19 March);

the flamenco guitarist, José Fernández Torres ‘Tomatito’ performing with El Cristi on second guitar, singers Simon Roman and Kiki Cortinñas, dancer Paloma Fantova and percussionist Lucky Losada (Wednesday 20 March 2013);

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía (Thursday to Saturday 21–23 March); Lenacay (Thursday 21 March); Romances (Friday 22 March);

In Progress’ featuring the flamenco dancer and choreographer Olga Pericet, who will be working with designer Holly Waddington alongside musician and choreographer Juan Carlos Lérida, (Saturday and Sunday 23–24 March);

Israel Galván (Sunday 24 March);

Gala Flamenca featuring Antono Canales, Carlos Rodríguez, Belén López, Jesús Carmona and Sol Picó, Directed by Angel Rojas (Monday to Wednesday 25–27 March 2013).

The Instituto Cervantes in London will also host two ‘Meet the Artists‘ events:

on Thursday 14 March 2013 at 6.30pm with the UK première film screening of Cuando yo era … by José Sánchez Montes, followed by conversation with flamenco dancer and creator of the flamenco show Eva Yerbabuena

and on Thursday 21 March 2013 at 6.30pm Flamenco Dialogues: Olga Pericet, dancer and choreographer with Rosalía Gómez, Director of Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla and dance critic

at Instituto Cervantes, 102 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AN. Tel. 020 7235 0353

also on Thursday 21 March 2013 at 8pm Beyond Flamenco: Lenacay

at Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PQ

For more details of the 10th anniversary season of Flamenco Festival London visit

Sadler’s Wells, Rosebury Avenue, London EC1R. Tel. 0844 412 4300.

© 2013 Thérèse Wassily Saba