By Sally Underwood • 29 June 2021 • 15:38
Velez Malaga announces this year's Juan Breva Flamenco festival. Image: Ayuntamiento ded Velez Malaga
THE event, which is now in its 45th year will take place in August in Velez-Malaga and host some of flamenco’s biggest names.
Councillor for Culture, Cynthia Garcia, announced the details of this year’s Juan Breva flamenco festival, which will include performances by flamenco signers Pedro el Granaino and David Palomar and dancer Sandra Cisneros.
The festival will take place on August 27 from 10.30pm at the Cerro de San Cristobal.
Councillor Garcia said: “This is one of the oldest flamenco festivals in Spain, which has been held since 1959 to honour the illustrious singer from Velez-Malaga.”
She added the festival was, “one more activity that makes our cultural heritage high quality and that contributes to promoting and disseminating flamenco and the history of Juan Breva, who contributed so much to the world of flamenco.”
The politician said: “The ‘Velez-Malaga Ciudad Juan Breva’ project is based on this activity, a project that was born in 2017 to commemorate the centenary of the death of this universal artist from Velez-Malaga, through activities around his life.”
Tickets are priced €19 and can be purchased on the website www.entradium.com. Guests can arrive from 9pm and the venue will be complying with all current regulations and prevention measures related to the virus.
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