Siempre Flamenco's 12th annual Festival de Cante Flamenco returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Carnival Studio Theater for a mesmerizing and passionate production featuring Spain's brightest stars. This festival, a celebration of cante, brings South Florida audiences a unique opportunity to enjoy an art form that is seldom heard outside of Spain. This year’s festival features acclaimed Spanish singers Morenito de Illora, Joselito Montoya "Morenito hijo" and Rocio Bazan, exceptional guitarist Paco Fernandez, and world renowned dancer Angel Rojas.
Siempre Flamenco's founding members Paco and Celia Fonta will join the ensemble with their guitar and dance respectively and complete this terrific lineup of flamenco artists. Celia and Paco are the recipients of the 2016 Florida Folk Heritage award, the state's highest honor for folk and traditional arts.
Intimate! Passionate! Raw and bewitching! Deep emotions emanate from flamenco song and unite with the intricate fury of dance in a unique performance that will exhilarate audiences with an up-close experience in the 200-seat Carnival Studio Theater. The audience will be swept away to the Gypsy caves of Andalucía with the stirring rhythms of flamenco.