The early bird flamenco festival will take place in the French town from January 11 to 20. There will also play Niño de Elche, Kiki Morente, Fahmi Alqhai, Chicuelo, María Terremoto -image-...
Nîmes is probably the most flamenco French city and its festival, the Flamenco Festival of Nîmes, is probably the most important of its kind in the Gallic country and the earliest in the flamenco circuit.
The festival will hold its 29th edition from January 11 to 20 at the Nîmes Bernardette Lafont Theater, the Odeon, the Roman Museum near the Sands of Nîmes or the Paloma hall, where the most heterodox proposals of cante –flamenco sing- and the dance will perform.
During the next edition will act Niño de Elche, Eva Yerbabuena, Rocío Márquez and Fahmi Alqhai -baroque music specialist-, Tomás de Perrate and Alfredo Lagos, the Flamenco Ballet of Andalusia, Chicuelo and José Luis Montón, Dani de Morón, Kiki Morente, Arcángel, María Terremoto - daughter of Fernando Terremoto - and dancer Ana Morales will close the festival.
There will be everything in the Occitan city: guitar, singing and dancing of leading figures of flamenco and emerging stars. Classic and contemporary flamenco.
In addition to concerts, at the Nîmes Flamenco Festival directed by François Noël, school sessions will also be held, the photographic exhibition 'Silencios Flamencos' by the Seville photographer Luis Castilla, will be screened 'Gurumbé, canciones de tu memoria negra' by Miguel Ángel Rosales , conferences on Enrique Morente or others in which the artist Arcangel himself will participate. Finally, Ana Morales will give a dance master-class for tangos on Sunday, January 20 at Bernardette Lafont.
From January 11 to February 3. Exhibition of Luis Castilla at the Bullfight Culture Museum.
From January 15 to February 28. Exhibition of Vanessa Gilles in the Library of Nîmes
Friday, January 11
8:00 p.m. - La Paloma Auditorium. Niño de Elche, Antología de Cante Heterodoxo.
21: 30h - Auditorium La Paloma (After Club). Los Volubles, Flamenco is not a crime.
Saturday, January 12
20: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Eva Yerbabuena, Tales of Sugar
Sunday January 13
12: 00h - Le Sémaphore. Projection of 'Gurumbé, lessons of your black memory' by Miguel Angel Rosales.
20: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Rocío Márquez and Fahmi Alqhai, Dialogues.
Monday, January 14
16: 30h - Le Sémaphore. Projection of 'Gurumbé, lessons of your black memory' by Miguel Angel Rosales.
20: 00h - Roman Museum. Tomás de Perrate and Alfredo Lagos, acoustic concert.
Tuesday, January 15
20: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía, FlamencoLorquiano.
Wednesday, January 16
10: 00h - Odeón Room. Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía, FlamencoLorquiano (school session).
12: 30h - Bernardette Lafont Theater (Bar). Conference: 'Rito y Geografía del Cante' by José María Velázquez-Gaztelu.
20: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Leonor Leal, Nocturne.
Thursday, January 17
12: 30h - Bernardette Lafont Theater (Bar). Conference: 'Mano a Mano' between Arcángel and José María Velázquez-Gaztelu.
6:00 p.m. - Odeon Room. Chicuelo and José Luis Montón, guitar concert.
21: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Dani de Morón, 21. Guest artists: Jesús Méndez y Duquende.
Friday, January 18
12: 30h - Bernardette Lafont Theater (Bar). Conference: Enrique Morente, the free voice by Balbino Guitérrez.
6:00 p.m. - Odeon Room. Kiki Morente, Albayzin.
21: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Arcángel, Tablao.
Saturday, January 19
12: 30h - Bernardette Lafont Theater (Bar). Conference: Black on white by Cristina Cruces.
6:00 p.m. - Odeon Room. María Terremoto, The trace of my feeling.
21: 00h - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Ana Morales, No Permission.
Sunday, January 20
6:00 pm - Bernardette Lafont Theater. Ana Morales, No Permission.