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I am a Freelance Journalist and Photographer based in Bunbury, Western Australia. My published work specialises in Western Australian travel articles and stories about inspiring everyday people. My passion is photography, writing, travel, wildflower and food photography.
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Sunday, 29 April 2012

Flamenco!

 Planta, Tacón, Talón, Gólpe, Punto, Taconeo - are all Flamenco dance steps terminology - which put together create the stamping toe and heel footwork that is typically Flamenco - a vibrant powerful passionate and seductive dance style - the essence of Spain.  

Flamenco dance has been  burning in Andalucía for nearly five hundred years. It is a a land where music and dance is just part of everyday life, and the Andalucians express themselves beautifully with the dance, and especially with the flamenco dance.  Andalucía burns with life, colour, and romance. It is a place of music and dancing, of plucked guitar strings, and the snapping of fingers, clicking castanets, and the stamping of feet, all of which mould together to create this wonderful culture we know as flamenco. From -  Flamenco in Andalucia 

 


 
Soly Sombra - Nicole from Soly Sombra is now running beginners Flamenco classes on Thursdays at 7pm at the Bunbury Art Gallery. Go to the link below for Soly Sombra to find out more.  
What to try something new - then come and join us -

Click on the link to learn more -  Sol-y-Sombra-Spanish-Dance-Company






Want to see more? - if you "Google" Flamenco or Spanish Dance on the web there are lots of "U-Tube" clips which will have you stamping your feet and clapping, and wanting to experience the passion and vibrancy of Spanish dance.

4 comments:

  1. Flamenco! Ahh even the word is flamboyant. So too are your photographs which really capture the essence of the mood of the dance.

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  2. I love your work, Jill!
    Took me a while, but I think I know those feet?

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