The XXVII Festival de Jerez kicks off
The show, which takes place between February 24 and March 11, 2023, will feature fifty flamenco shows.
The Festival de Jerez is gearing up the engines for its XXVII edition, to be held between February 24 and March 11, 2023. Last Friday, in the municipality of Jerez, the mayoress Mamen Sanchez met with various institutions, organizations and collaborating companies to present the artistic program of the event, which already has tickets available at the FOLLOWING LINK.
Although focused on dance, the festival also includes cycles of singing and guitar on different stages. In total, the festival will feature 46 flamenco shows, of which 13 are absolute premieres and 2 can be seen for the first time in Andalusia.
Among the artists who will perform in this edition are leading dancers such as María Pagés, Eva Yerbabuena, Israel Galván, Patricia Guerrero, Rafaela Carrasco, Olga Pericet and Marco Flores, among others.
In cante, emblematic figures such as Esperanza Fernández, Vicente Soto, Pepe de Pura, Londro, Perrate and La Macanita will perform.
And from singing to guitar, the 45th anniversary of the Jerez-born guitarist Gerardo Núñez, as well as the guitars of José Luis Montón, Trío Arjé & Canito and Manuel Valencia, will be included in this stage space.
In addition to these performances, there will be a wide range of 40 courses and workshops, with an 81% occupancy rate in the almost 1,000 places offered. In addition, among the complementary activities, a tribute to the figure of the recently deceased photographer, Javier Fergo, will be organized through an exhibition of his work related to the contest.
The year of flamenco
Arturo Bernal, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport of the Junta de Andalucía, said that the year 2023 "will be the year of culture, but, above all, of flamenco". This is due, in addition to the success of the festival, to the approval of the Flamenco Law by the regional government. With regard to the coming budgets, he said that more than 5 million will be allocated for the Museum of Flamenco, which will be based in Jerez.
In this way, said its mayor, Jerez is consolidated each year not only as the future "world capital of flamenco, but also of flamenco tourism, as this art is able to generate wealth and employment from the uniqueness of their artistic expression.
For more information
For more information about the program and ticket availability, visit the official website of the Festival de Jerez AVAILABLE AT THIS LINK.