The Andalusian Atlantic Festival is tinged with flamenco with the show ‘Tríptico’ by the Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía | Atalayar
The Three Cultures Foundation and the Essaouira Mogador Association are organizing the 18th edition of the Festival des Andalousies Atlantiques in the Moroccan city of Essaouira, which will be held from November 27 to 30, 2022 in the Moroccan city of Essaouira.
Throughout the history of the Atlantic Andalusian Festival, musicians and artists from different parts of the Mediterranean have come together to celebrate the Judeo-Arabic heritage of their music, a link between the music of Al Andalus and the Andalusian flamenco of today.
In this edition it will be the Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía directed by Ursula Lopezchoreographer and artistic director of the Ballet, who will bring the essence of flamenco art to the Essaouira stage with the performance at the opening gala of the fragment of the show “Naturally Flamenco” and the ensemble with the Andalusian Orchestra of Omar Metiouia proposal that will highlight this link between Andalusian music and flamenco.
And as an expression of the most rooted flamenco heritagethe Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía will present the day after the opening the show ‘Tríptico’ in which the disciplines of flamenco, stylized dance and bolero dance form a harmonious whole, the result of a profound creative process and process of reflection and meditation inspired by the great figure in the history of flamenco dance, Antonio el Bailarín.
Andalusian Flamenco Ballet
The Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía is the highest institutional representative of arte jondo, acting as an ambassador of flamenco since its creation in 1994, more than 25 years ago. During this time, the Ballet has become the best way to open new markets to flamenco, has performed on stages all over the world, has been part of the cultural agendas of countries such as the United States, Argentina, Cuba , France, Italy, Hungary, Switzerland and Mexico and has been present at international events such as the Aichi exhibition in Japan or at major festivals such as those in New York and London.
Since its inception, it has been an inexhaustible source of talent and is today a reference company whose productions have marked national and international audiences, foster a growing interest in flamenco around the world.
Atlantic Andalusia Festival: From October 27 to 30, 2022
October 27: “Naturally Flamenco”
October 28: ‘Triptico’
El Minzah Square: 9:00 p.m.: Essaouira
Free admission until full capacity