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November 20, 2012

En Danza : A Spanish Contemporary Dance and Flamenco

Spanish dance is ready to enrapture Manila once again. Instituto Cervantes de Manila and the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines present En danza, a Spanish contemporary dance and flamenco season that will bring the newest of Spanish dance scene this November.

Spanish choreographer Eduardo Guerrero will also be conducting a dance master-class for advanced students on November 26, 10:30 am at Instituto Cervantes’ Salon de Actos. A contemporary show from one of the most renowned Spanish dance companies, Teresa Nieto & Co., and a flamenco performance featuring the young and promising dancer and choreographer Guerrero will take place at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza on November 20 and 27, at 7.00 pm respectively.

The company of the Spanish National Dance Prize, Teresa Nieto.

An award-winning dancer, teacher and choreographer Teresa Nieto received the Spanish National Dance Award in 2004 and two Max performing-arts awards as Best Female Dancer in 2007 and 2009.

In 1990 she founded her own company, Teresa Nieto & Co. and during over twenty years of experience, the company has earned several awards and wordlwide recognition.

Al mal tiempo buena cara show is a compilation of various snippets of Teresa Nieto & Co.’s past shows, special moments encapsulating their work and style. Certainly,the best introductory letter for its first performance in the Philippines.

Memories that make up the first creation of Eduardo Guerrero.

«The memories of yesterday make us live today in order to suceed tomorrow…» The memory of that person who encouraged him to dance, who supported him and whose trust in his art inspires the very first show created by the Spanish dancer, Eduardo Guerrero.

De Dolores is a homage to the dancer’s grandmother, the person who noticed his talent at the early age of six years old.

Eduardo Guerrero is a young promise of the present flamenco scene despite of his age and has already performed with some of the biggest names in flamenco such as Eva Yerbabuena, Amador Rojas or Antonio Canales, among others. During his first visit to the Philippines, Eduardo Guerero will share his knowledge and talent in a master class on November 28th, 10:30 am, at Instituto Cervantes de Manila.

Spanish contemporary dance and flamenco season.

Flamenco and Spanish dance are nowadays on the rise. En danza wants to bring to the heart of Makati the elegance and style of Spanish dance companies through these two avant-garde and innovative proposals. This is also in line with the new contemporary sound and lights featured in the walls of Manila.

En danza is jointly organized by the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines and Instituto Cervantes de Manila with the cooperation of the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and the Comunidad de Madrid, with the support of Casa Europa/PORCELANOSA, BENCH, Emperador Distillers and Philippine Airlines.

Al mal tiempo buena cara by Teresa Nieto & Co. will take place on November 20, 7 pm. while De Dolores by Eduardo Guerrero will be shown on November 27, 7 pm.

Admission to all the screenings is FREE on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis.

Contact Details:
For more information, please call (63 2) 526-1482
Instituto Cervantes

855 T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

Monday November 26, 2012

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