"FIRST ISTANBUL FLAMENCO FESTIVAL" STARTED
Flamenco tunes and dance rises from Beyoğlu, the hosts of World culture. Beyoğlu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan gave a speech during the opening of the festival held for the first time, said "Flamenco dance and music is very impressive, it excites the audience".
Istanbul OLE "First Istanbul Flamenco Festival" bringing Flamenco music and dance together with music lovers from Istanbul started. Beyoğlu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan, Turkey Ambassador of Spain Rafael Mendívil Peydro, and President of Institute Cervantes Asuero Pablo Martin attended the fascinating opening event of the festival held in Beyoğlu Municipality Youth Center.
EXCITES PEOPLE WHEN WATCHING
Beyoglu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan stated that they are pleased to host this event introducing Flamenco music and dance, which has an important place in Spanish culture, to the people of Istanbul said "We love the flamenco dance and music. It is a folk culture, it is similar to our arabesque culture, and the dance is very impressive, it excites people while watching".
Spanish Ambassador Rafael Peydro Mendívil mentioned cultural activities are universal and it is a great chance to have Turkish friends with them, said "Flamenco is a universal activity. Everyone, who knows or does not know the dance will realize, everyone has a little bit of the mesmerizing effect of the Flamenco music".
"FLAMENCO REINA" WINDS IN THE FESTIVAL
"Flamenco Reina" performance during the opening of the festival was a great feast of music lovers. The artists accompanied Flamenco music with professional dance performances and guests had an enjoyable moments.
ALL CONCERTS AND SHOWS ARE FREE OF CHARCE
"First Istanbul Flamenco Festival" hosted by Beyoğlu Municipality will continue with 4 more days of activities. The events will end on December 13th, Saturday, and all event will be open to public and free of charge.
In the festival bring Istanbul music lovers together with Flamenco; Paco De Lucia will perform on December 11, Thursday, Doğan Canku and Flamenkovari will perform on December 12, Friday and Endülüs’ten Anadolu’ya David Perez and Mavi Siyah will perform on December 13, Saturday. These enthusiastic events will be held in Beyoğlu Municipality Youth Center.
Along with concerts, there will also be dance performances, workshops, photo exhibitions, talks and film screenings, free of charge.