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Flamenco, the Heartbeat of the South of Spain,
its History, its Rhythms
presented by Helen Sijsling, Chairman of
Summary of the Lecture
We would like to share our passion for Flamenco with you and show you Flamenco is not just a show you can go to as evening entertainment, it is the heartbeat of the people of the South and part of everyday life.
We will look at the history of Flamenco and the origin of its name.
We will focus on the three essences of Flamenco: Song, Music and Dance, while demonstrating examples of the rhythms.
There are 50 different song groups and we will demonstrate 7 of them.
The artists perform and demonstrate and I (Helen Sijsling), the narrator, explain what they are doing.
All song texts are subtitled in English and Spanish, so you know what they are singing about.
Time : 55 minutes