42nd Juan Breva Flamenco Festival
What? The 42nd 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. This year, the headlining performers are true flamenco royalty: the singer Rancapino Chico, the guitarist Diego del Morao and the dancer Pastora Galván.
When? December 14th at 21:00 hours
Where? Teatro del Carmen in Velez-Malaga (Goo.gl/maps/)
How much? 15€
Dancers: Pastora Galván
Singers: Rancapino Chico, Miguel Levi, El Galli and Fabiola Santiago
Guitar: Diego del Morao, Juan Requena and Fran Vinuesa
- Los Positos, Plaza de la Constitucion, Velez-Malaga (Goo.gl/maps/)
- Tourist Office Torre del Mar (Goo.gl/maps/)
- By telephone: 952 541 104, 667 38 95 30 and 667 39 05 06
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.