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The UCAM and Sing Foundation of Minas offer training courses during the festival this summer (30/06/2014)

The journalist and writer Juan Vergillos, National Prize of Flamenco, performed another seminar on 'History Flamenco'

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Universities, the City of La Union and the UCAM presented this morning the two courses that will give the dancer and choreographer Mercedes Ruiz, National Award for Flamenco dancing on the occasion of the 54th International Festival of Cante Mine.

At the presentation were present Francisco Bernabé, mayor of La Union;

Marta Lopez-Briones, director of the Institute for Cultural Industries and the Arts of the Region of Murcia;

and Juan Alfonso Garcia, Dean of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports of UCAM.

Francisco Bernabé was very satisfied with the work being done... "Culture must be cultivated The festival must go beyond the spotlight and show why it is so important to the training offered to those who sign them invitations to be given away in the semifinals of the festival. "

Marta Lopez-Briones, in the same line, highlighted the work "the mayor of La Union for this event will have an international relief."

For his part, Juan Alfonso García, from the perspective of the Catholic University of Murcia, showed the need for further work on initiatives such as this: "The UCAM is betting on the culture as it has done with symphony orchestra, will participate in the festival . We are delighted this partnership. The connecting link is the promotion of culture and physical activity. It seems very interesting. "

The courses, organized by Flamencology of San Antonio (UCAM) Catholic University and the Foundation Cante de las Minas, will take place at the School of Flamenco Cante de las Minas Art and between 11 and 15 August.

The first of these, the hours will be 9:30 to 11:30 pm, will be focused on the 'joys dance', while the second, which is offered from 12:00 to 14:00, will be on the ' reed dance '.

Both are ten hours, they are intended for students with intermediate or advanced level and places are limited.

The cost of each of these training activities is 110 euros (180 if you do both) and include two invitations to the conference semi-finals of the International Festival del Cante de las Minas.

Milestones, schools and trends

The course 'History flamenco' that will give the journalist and writer Juan Vergillos, Flamencología National Award was also presented.

In ten hours of this initiative, Vergillos will tour the great landmarks, schools and trends of singing, dancing and flamenco guitar, from the birth of the 'flamenco' in the field of romantic bowling scene as synthesis musical and literary traditions Andalusian, Gypsy, Black, American, French and Italian, to the present.

Apart from treating path as Silverio figures, Chacón, the Red Alpargatero, the Girl of the Combs, Vallejo, Marchena, Caracol, Mairena, Camarón, Morente, Paco de Lucia, Borrull Miguel, Ramón Montoya, Sabicas, Niño Ricardo, Melchor de Marchena, Manolo Sanlúcar, Vicente Amigo, Tomatito, Gerardo Núñez and so on, a journey will take images of the history of painting, photography and film, with milestones Dancing 'jondo' and analyzed the aesthetic keys of the great interpreters of the history of this art: boleros dances, cabarets, Flemish opera, neoclassicism and global festivals.

The course is aimed at all ages, will be held in the City of La Union, from 11 to 15 August from 17:30 to 19:30, and the cost of tuition is 60 euros.

Also I organized the Seminar Flamenco melodic instruments in order to raise awareness and promote the different flamenco styles.

For more information on these courses and enrollment in them, you can check the website www.

Source: UCAM

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