The art of flamenco in Barcelona

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What is a flamenco show?

The etymological definition of “spectacle” could differ from what we, from the Tablao de Carmen, consider to be the essence of Flamenco as a manifestation of musical artistry and as a culture.  The word “spectacle” comes from the Latin “spectare”, which means “to see” and “to contemplate”. Furthermore, according to the Spanish Royal Academy, the […]

ORIGINS OF FLAMENCO

Flamenco is a live, musical, oral, gestural and social art. When the word “flamenco” is used today, it evokes a dance, the playing of a flamenco guitar, the rhythm of clapping palms and the cry of flamenco voices. Flamenco is a whole musical and expressive universe unequivocally associated with the territory of Southern Spain. There […]

WHAT IS FLAMENCO?

WHAT IS FLAMENCO?

Let’s share an interesting anecdote that happened to Mimo, responsible for the Tablao de Carmen, with some foreign clients who came to the tablao to see the show after making a reservation through their hotel concierge. The artists began with a flamenco “jaleo. When the customers arrived at the table, two seated singers and three […]