46th Juan Breva Flamenco Festival
What? The 46th Juan Breva Flamenco Festival
Why go? Whether for the flamenco curious or the full-blown aficionado, the region’s main annual flamenco event is not to be missed.
When? August 12th 2023 at 22:30 hours
Where? Velez-Malaga – Auditorio del Cerro de San Cristobal (The auditorium next to the Ermita de Virgen de Los Remedios, see Google Map here.)
Miguel Angel Cortes
How much? FREE (Thank you, Velez-Malaga Town Hall!)
A Bit of History
Juan Breva was born in Velez-Malaga in 1844 and died in Malaga on June 8, 1918. He’s a very famous name in the world of flamenco: a master and an innovator in every way, developing his own flamenco style he sang and played the guitar. In his day he was so famous that it’s said he requested to be paid in gold and performed for royalty. Now his contribution to flamenco is celebrated every year with a performance in the theatre of Velez.