Featuring world-renown flamenco dancer Joaquin Grilo along with local favorites Maria Osende Flamenco Co. & Compania Azul. Don't miss this incredible event!Details & Tickets Here
The Atlantic Festival celebrates everything flamenco: a powerful and passionate culture, where stomping feet, coiling wrists, guitar melodies and soulful song are the trademark. During the Festival there will be free concerts, local talent features, workshops, and an amazing gala featuring flamenco dancer Joaquin Grilo, voted best flamenco dancer in Spain, along with local favorites Maria Osende Flamenco and Compania Azul. Feel the Passion. Fall for Flamenco!
ATTEND THE FESTIVAL GALA – OCTOBER 8TH AT 8PM
Whether you are a novice, a pro, or simply curious about this Roma-inspired Spanish art form, attend one of our FREE events to find your passion for flamenco. Our series brings the world-renowned art of flamenco once again to the Maritimes through the Halifax Public Libraries.
FLAMENCO DANCE WORKSHOP
Saturday, September 26 at 2pm
Find your passion for flamenco and join flamenco dancer and teacher Maria Osende for a fun and relax introduction to flamenco dance.
FLAMENCO GUITAR WORKSHOP
Sunday, September 27 at 2:30pm
An interactive workshop/concert with flamenco guitarist, Manolo Alvarez, who will demonstrate and explain the nuances and difference.
FLAMENCO GUITAR WORKSHOP
Friday, October 2 at 12pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an educational and interactive workshop/concert with flamenco guitarist, Daniel MacNeil.
One of the most incredible performances I have ever seen - truly incredible + inspirational - LOVED IT!!!
Words cannot express how I loved the show!!!
Intesity of self-expression mixed with cultural diversity is truly amazing.
♥ Flamenco. Challenging, passionate, confident, heart breaking and empowering all at the same time.
This was our first flamenco (live) experience. We had no idea what to expect. We both loved it and will come back to another event.
Join us for seven exciting days of world class performances and workshops including our FESTIVAL GALA on October 8th featuring world-renowned flamenco dancer JOAQUIN GRILO. Click on the links below for details.
ATLANTIC FLAMENCO FESTIVAL OPENING EVENT
Saturday, October 3 from 1-4pm
Join us to celebrate the opening of our festival on Sunday October 3 at the beautiful Paul Halifax Central Library. Flamenco-inspired outfits are always welcome and encouraged.
FLAMENCO DANCE FOR FAMILIES
Sunday, October 4 at 11am
Our family dance workshop is open to parents, kids, guardians and extended family. Registration required.
FLAMENCO 50+ WORKSHOP
Monday, October 5 at 10am
Did you know that 40% of Halifax’s flamenco dance students are over 50? You are never too old for flamenco. Registration required.
MASTER CLASSES WITH JOAQUIN GRILO
October 7 & 9
Take your flamenco skills to the next level with our amazing guest artist Joaquin Grilo. Beginner and intermediate levels available. Registration required.
THE FESTIVAL GALA – GUEST ARTIST
Thursday, October 8 at 8pm
Featuring world-renowned flamenco dancer JOAQUIN GRILO
along with flamenco guitarist Juan Requena and local favorites MARIA OSENDE & COMPANIA AZUL