Events and Festivals

Events and Festivals

The festival in Dos Hermanas, a large bedroom community just outside of the city of Seville, carries the name of flamenco singer Juan Talega.  Considered to be one of the masters of the style “cantes alcalareños y trianeros”, Talega was born in Alcalá de Guadaira but spent the majority of his...

The town of Ecija in the province of Seville has been organizing this flamenco event for over thirty years.  The open air performances have attracted some of the most important regional flamenco dancers, singers and guitar players.

Encuentros Flamencos ‘Festival de Otoño de Granada’ is held in Granada generally during the first week of December.  The event is a weeklong cycle of concerts and less formal performances, with the larger concerts held in venues such as Teatro Isabel La Catolica and the Teatro Municipal...

Estepa is famous for its traditional Christmas sweets known as polvorones.  The small town is home to more than ten different companies which specialize in the elaboration of these traditional treats. The festival name comes from Estepa’s special role in creating these holiday...

The Feria de Abril in Seville is the largest feria in Spain and attracts hundreds of thousands of people to the fairgrounds across the river from the city center.  Casetas, or tents, are set up and locals spend the day and night enjoying a truly festive atmosphere.  In almost...

Held in the Gonzalo Hontoria Fairgrounds, the Jerez Fair is famous for its pure bread Andalusian horses, the consumption of local sherry and of course a chance to see flamenco or sevillanas in the casetas, especially those organized by the local flamenco peñas.  Like Malaga the casetas in the...

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