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Tablao de Carmen.

Tablao de Carmen has a fascinating history, all focused on traditional Spanish flamenco culture. Harry Stott spoke to its founder and to its current manager to find out more. Read more

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Boes e Merdules. Photo by Boa Campbell.

The FiraMediterrània Manresa returns for its 22nd year celebrating Mediterranean performing arts. Local artists take to the stage with numerous artists from across Spain, as well as France, Italy and Macedonia to highlight Mediterranean creativity. Read more

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An homage to Juan Agüero and his guitar. Read more

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Mimo Agüero in conversation with Harry Stott. Photo by Jaume García.

Harry Stott interviews Mimo Agüero from Tablao de Carmen. They talk about the flamenco scene in Barcelona and the figure of Carmen Amaya Read more

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Illustration by Tara Shain

Carmen Amaya, a flamenco legend born in the the seafront shantytown of Somorrostro in Barcelona. Read more

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Photo by Productora Audiovisual

The evolution of Barcelona’s samba scene. Read more

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Barcelona is a tango-loving city and there is no shortage of places to learn and practise this sensual Argentine dance. Read more

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Can you feel the beat? Whether you’re a professional or you like to shake it for fun, Barcelona has plenty of places to bust a move, and maybe even learn a thing or two. Read more

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We speak to singer, composer and lyricist Luna Zegers, from The Netherlands. Read more

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Photo by Yan Pekar

With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, we spoke with two Russian sisters who are bringing the spirit of Ireland to Barcelona. Read more

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Swing dance

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Swing dancing and lindy hop are enjoying a healthy revival in Barcelona. In dance schools, parks, museums and squares, people are at it everywhere. And why not? It’s fun, sociable and great exercise. Read more

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Alx Phillips reviews Tauberbach, a theatre/dance piece based on the true story of Estamira, a Brazilian schizophrenic who lives on a Rio rubbish dump and of whom Marcos Prado made a documentary film in 2004. Read more

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Dance Therapy

Photo by Michaela Xydi

Dance, which has long thrived in Barcelona, offers much more than a chance to boogie the night away Read more

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There is democracy and grace imbued in each step of the sardana, Catalunya's traditional dance. Read more

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Thomas Noone

Photo by Lee Woolcock

We talk to British dancer and choreographer Thomas Noone to discuss making it to the top of the Barcelona dance scene Read more

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El Copetín

Photo by Richard Owens

The salsa bug is spreading throughout Barcelona, from the popular clubs to more hidden venues Read more

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Alx Phillips anticipates the arrival of the Sydney Dance Company, who are coming to Barcelona to show off their wonderful choreographed routines Read more

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Irish dancing

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Irish dancing fan Lauren Mannion gives us the lowdown on her much-loved hobby Read more

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Vertical Road

Photo by Richard Houghton

British choreographer Akram Khan brings his latest work 'Vertical Road' to the Mercat de les Flors Read more

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Swing dance

Photo by Lee Woolcock

From the archive: Swing dancing was a hit back in 2009 and still is Read more

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    Illustration by Tara Shain

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    Illustration by Tara Shain

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    Tara Shain

    259. Carmen Amaya portrait 02

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    Illustration by Tara Shain

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