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Illustration by Tara Shain

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

Culture

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Photo by Productora Audiovisual

The evolution of Barcelona’s samba scene. more

Culture

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

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

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

FEATURES

Barcelona's flamenco festival, De Cajon!, returns with as much passion and energy as ever more

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Join the belly dancing craze in Barcelona more

LIVING

You've been tango'd

photo by Alvaro Ferrari

What begins as a simple desire to learn a new step, can end up as whole-hearted dedication to a sensuous and graceful dance more

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    Illustration by Tara Shain

    259. Carmen Amaya portrait 02

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    Illustration by Tara Shain

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  • 259. Carmen Amaya portrait 02

    Tara Shain

    259. Carmen Amaya portrait 02

  • 259. Carmen Amaya 01

    Illustration by Tara Shain

    259. Carmen Amaya 01