One of the cradles of flamenco, the town of Cádiz, Jerez de la Frontera, was chosen to house the brand new home. Expoflamenko Area. The new project kicked off on Thursday, November 24, and the opening ceremony was attended by Tomás de Perrate, Alfredo Lagos and Leonor Leal as guest artists.
Espacio Expoflamenco has come to occupy a very good flamenco place in a privileged residential area of Jerez. Located on Calle Diego Fernández Herrera s/n, in front of the wineries. Ten Merit. Its official opening is on Friday, November 25, and opening hours are 9:30am to 1:30pm and 5:30pm to 8:30pm Monday to Friday, and 9:00am to 2:00pm on Saturdays.
This new venue has a department store with high quality flamenco products for every budget. Vinyl records and vintage books, a wide variety of flamenco shoes, t-shirts and more souvenirs and collector’s items, always jondo art as the main character.
In addition, it houses a gallery space and a perfectly conditioned and soundproofed stage ideal for album presentations, live performances, book presentations or to be the epicenter of guitar, dance or singing masterclasses.
In the opening act, the Jerez native acted as master of the ceremonies. José Maria Castano collaborator expoflamencowhere he made an excellent podcast series–Wanting to highlight the idea of transferring the good work of the expoflamenco.com website into this physical space. The teacher shared the stage after his intervention alfredo lakes singing, touching Thomas Perrate dance or artistic illustration of bailaora leonor faithful.
«Espacio Expoflamenco is a cultural space with many possibilities for flamenco lovers. It will provide artists and fans a meeting place for flamenco to flow. An ideal space for exhibitions, meetings, training courses…» (Jafelín Helten)
“Flamenco is sharing. Espacio Expoflamenco was born to share experiences and illusions. You will experience great things here. We want this cultural space to be the heart of flamenco in the world,” said José María Castaño in the presentation.
“We are delighted to present this new concept that goes far beyond a store. It is a cultural space with many possibilities for flamenco art lovers. The aim is to create a meeting place for artists and fans so that flamenco can flow. It is an ideal space for exhibitions, meetings, trainings…” he added. JafelinFounder of Expoflamenco.
«We want Jerez citizens and foreigners alike to visit this area and feel at home. We also hope that this will serve to bring together all flamenco artists. Not only can they get to know each other better, but they can also build collaborative networks, talk about new projects and develop new opportunities,” continued Jafelin.
“We wanted to show a different space. We bought this place in February and we took care of every detail. We have a small space but a large audience. we want to bet on your service streaming and this could be a great opportunity,” he explains. Mitch HeltenFounder and owner of Expoflamenco.
They already know. They have a corner on Diego Fernández Herrera street in Jerez with an intense jondura flavor. judicial Expoflamenko Area and it is a small piece of the heart of flamenco in the world.
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