Discover Flamenco Events! Atlantic Flamenco Festival
Experience Flamenco through these events, for novices, pros, or simply those curious about this Roma-inspired Spanish art form.
Atlantic Flamenco Festival, workshops, free events, Halifax
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Discover Flamenco

September 6 – September 10, 2017

Introduce yourself to the world of flamenco at one of our discover flamenco events!

Wednesday, September 6
Discover Flamenco Dance for Seniors – FREE

Wednesday, September 6
Discover Flamenco Dance for Beginners – FREE

Thursday, September 7
Discover Flamenco Dance for Beginners – FREE

Sunday, September 10
Discover Flamenco Rhythm – $7 fee

Sunday, September 10
Discover Flamenco Singing – $10 fee

Register here!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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Discover Flamenco Dance for Seniors

 

Wednesday, September 6, 11am-12pm

 

Halifax Dance, Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St, Halifax, NS 

 

Join this introduction to flamenco dance workshop!  It is be a low impact exercise, suitable for all levels of fitness and geared to seniors. The worksop will be taught by flamenco dancer “La Azulita”

FREE event. Registration required

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Discover Flamenco Dance for Beginners

 

Wednesday, September 6, 7-8pm

Maritime Dance Academy, 117 Kearney Lake Rd, Halifax, NS (Clayton Park)

 

Learn the basics of Flamenco Dance in a fun and easy-going way. All ages welcome.  The class will introduce participants to the basics of flamenco dance with Atlantic Flamenco Festival’s artistic director Maria Osende. No partner or experience required.

FREE event. Registration required

Thursday, September 7, 2017

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Discover Flamenco Dance

 

Thursday, September 7, 8-9pm

 

Halifax Dance, Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St, Halifax, NS 

 

Channel your inner gypsy! Coiling wrists, fluid arms and percussive footwork are hallmarks of flamenco dance— a mesmerizing, soul enriching art form that complements the beautiful melodies and intricate rhythms of flamenco music with Maria. Find your passion for flamenco in this fun  introductory workshop.

FREE event. Registration required

Sunday, September 10, 2017

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Discover Flamenco Rhythm

 

Sunday, September 10, 2017 5:30-6:30pm

Cempoal Calavera Negra Cafe, 2374 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS

 

Have you ever tried to figure the rhythm and logic behind the magic of flamenco? Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy an educational and interactive workshop and learn all about clapping along the various and fascinating rhythms of flamenco.  Join Maria Osende for this fun and instructional workshop!

$7  per participant. Registration required. Limited space.

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Discover Flamenco Singing

 

Sunday, September 10, 2017 6:30-8:00pm

Cempoal Calavera Negra Cafe, 2374 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS

 

Multi-genre vocalist and songwriter Joyce Saunders began her journey into flamenco singing in 2011 performing with the Maria Osende Flamenco Co.

She spent the winter of 2017 studying at the renowned Cristina Heeren Flamenco Foundation in Seville, Spain and is eager to share her learning with singers of all levels who want to try vocal stylings unique to flamenco.

Immerse yourself in the rhythmic melodies of tangos in this intimate, fun workshop.

$10 per participant. Registration required. Limited space.