Aire Flamenco

There’s Flamenco in the air

Local and foreign talent in dance show

Alegria Academia de Baile Flamenco & Alegria Dance Company, Malta’s only dance school specialising in Flamenco dance, song and music will once again be putting up an evening of flamenco extravaganza entitled ‘Aire Flamenco’. Under the direction of Ingrid Sciberras, the performance will consist of Flamenco Dance by members of the Academy and Dance Company together with percussion by Jose Calderon from Seville, Spain and featuring Walter Vella on Saxaphone as a guest artist. The event will also include extracts from Bharat Natyam dance choreographed by Mavin Khoo for Alegria dancers.

The performance will also pay tribute to Sharon Sapienza and Paco de Lucia, who have both given their life to Flamenco and whose legend still lives. The event will also be making a contribution from its proceed towards cancer research at the University of Malta, through the Research Trust (RIDT).

Estelle Bonello Sant, Director of Choreography will be preparing most of the dances together with Ingrid Sciberras, Nicola Henson, Sara Bianchi, Ursula Farrugia, Ema Marie Attard and Claudia Karapanou. The evening promises to be passionate, emotional, vibrant and colourful.

ALEGRIA AIRE FLAMENCO small‘Aire Flamenco’ will be held on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November 2014 at Salesian Theatre, Don Bosco Street, Sliema. For information and sale of tickets contact Ingrid Sciberras on 9949 5187 or email alegriamalta@gmail.com

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Alegria’s Flamenco Shop !

Alegria Tienda specialises in the sale of Flamenco Dance Accessories and Flamenco related goods.

Designs by Claudia Karapanou

Alegria La Tienda is here to provide all Flamenco dancers with accessories to go with their dance needs. Apart from the basic needs of Castanets, Fans, Earrings, Flowers and Combs, La Tienda offers a wider colourful and useful service.

At La Tienda you will find Dance Bags, castanet and Fan covers designed and produced by Claudia Karapanou. Also designed and created by Claudia are Hand Painted Fans in various sizes, ideal not only for the Flamenco Dancer but also excellent to give out as gifts.

Colourful and Plain Practice Skirts are also available at La Tienda and orders may be taken to any individual’s request.

La Tienda is also an agent for Begona Cervera Flamenco Shoes and sales are done upon orders.

Visit our Facebook page – Alegria Tienda – Flamenco Goods & Accessories

For more information please email alegriamalta@gmail.comphoto (1) la tienda 12 la tienda 11 la tienda 7 la tienda 10coloured fanflamenco skirt 1flamenco skirt 2Flamenco skirt

Flamenco Dance Street Performance in GOZO

Alegria Dance Company in conjunction with Lazuli, a new designer clothing and accessories boutique just opened in Gozo, will be entertaining the public of St.Georges Square, Rabat, Gozo on Saturday 26th April from 10am. Lazuli will be welcoming their customers to a special launch during that morning offering ‘one day only’ special offers and a Spanish-themed party.
Lazuli, whose sister shop, Organika has been established for a while on the square is providing a fresh and colourful look for the Summer and offers a regularly changing range of stylish, colourful, high quality, exclusive and ethically traded clothing and accessories in limited quantities and Spanish hand-made shoes and espadrilles.
For this reason it seemed very appropriate for Alegria, with all their colourful Flamenco costumes, to work together with any Flamenco Dancers on this project and bring some joy and colour to St.Georges Square.

For more information on this event, email alegriamalta@gmail.com and organika@onvol.net
ALL FLAMENCO DANCERS AND FLAMENCO FOLLOWERS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN

 

http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2014-04-11/arts-and-culture/flamenco-street-performance-in-gozo-4597743617/

 

 

gozo weekend photo

Flamenco Singing Master Class with Encarnito Anillo

ENCARNITA ANILLO, the accompanying singer to Puerto Flamenco who will be visiting Malta for their show Isla, will be giving a Master Class in Flamenco singing at Alegria Academia.

The Master Class will be held on Monday 1st July 2013 from 5pm to 7pm. (Cost €50)

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU DO NOT NECESSARY HAVE TO BE A SINGER TO DO THE COURSE.  For all non singers and Flamenco dancers this course will give you a deeper understanding of Flamenco dance.

For those who attended the Festival de Jerez last March or who may have followed the Festival on Youtube, Encarnita Anillo was the singer in Farruquito’s show.

Anyone who wants to attend, kindly email me on alegriamalta@gmail.com or call on 9949 5187 for more details and booking.

FLASHMOB FOR ALL FLAMENCO TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

FlashMob 4 FlashMob 3 FlashMob 2 FlashMob 1As you know there will be a Flamenco performance by Maria del Mar Moreno on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May 2013.  She has expressed the wish to gather all Flamenco teachers and dancers in Malta for a Flamenco flashmob, the first of its kind in Malta, to be held on Friday 24thMay in Valletta.  This is to include Flamenco teachers and dancers from  all dance schools in Malta.   We will be meeting at 5.00pm in front of Casino Maltese and walk together with Maria del Mar Moreno towards St.Georges Square, where we will be dancing at 5.45pm.  Whether dancing or not, your presence and support will be greatly appreciated and will add to the atmosphere we hope to create for the love and passion of Flamenco.

Here’s a link to see the choreography for the flashmob…..

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ne1zpbph44i28r9/Video%2006-05-2013%2018%2007%2045.mov

PERFORMANCE AT MANOEL THEATRE BY JEREZ PURO

JEREZ PURO – Maria del Mar Moreno and Antonio de la Malena) will be performing at the Manoel Theatre, Valletta, Malta on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2013 at 8.00pm

Flamenco legend Mar Del Mar defends the traditional flamenco School of Jerez. Her new creation “Jerez Puro Esencia” is an exceptional show that gathers together the best of Jerez Flamenco. With cante, guitar and dance, “Jerez Puro Esencia” tells a universal story in the manner of the jerezanos : quite simply pure emotion.

Reservations may be made through the Manoel Theatre website www.teatrumanoel.com.mt

Censor: 6 Yrs & Over
Venue: Teatru Manoel
Price: €25 – €20 – €1514658_221682821095_208108421095_4184393_7089773_n 14658_221682826095_208108421095_4184394_7618945_n 14658_221682851095_208108421095_4184396_2993785_n 40148_481143276095_208108421095_6847598_5778109_n 226292_210283685661412_100000393453430_704715_307840_n 249058_10150232035036096_208108421095_8892707_5087049_n 300042_266432130046567_100000393453430_934432_2053161550_n Maria 2 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Maria 4 Maria y Antonio 2 Maria y Antonio 3

Una Forma De Vivir (A Flamenco Dance Performance by Alegria Academia & Dance Company)

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Performance to be held on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd DECEMBER 2012 at SALESIANS Theatre, Don Bosco Street, Sliema
SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS :
SARAH SPITERI (VIOLINIST)
JASON FABRI (PERCUSSION)

with the special collaboration of MAVIN KHOO.

ART EXHIBITION BY YASMIN MODI FROM THURSDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2012.
More details to follow…… so keep on the look-out

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