International flamenco Song and Dance Competition ‘Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos’

Alcobendas_FlamencaThe Alcobendas City Council has announced the international flamenco Song and Dance Competition ‘Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos’. The competition has an endowment of €5,000 in prize money and is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of emerging talent, under 30 years old, from anywhere in the world.

Registration is available through http://www.AlcobendasFlamencaNuevosTalentos.org and the winners will be selected by a specialized jury. The Audience Award will be designated by voting through a social network.

The four winners will perform at a gala to be held on May 29, 2015 in the Auditorium Paco de Lucía at Centro de Arte Alcobendas (Alcobendas Arts Center). Cristina Soler, winner of the 2014 competition, will the guest artist as part of the Alcobendas Flamenca 2015 festival.

Winners will receive the following prizes:

National-International Category

• Premio Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos de Cante (new vocal talent award):

€ 2000 + Award Certificate + performance at Alcobendas Flamenca 2015.

• Premio Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos de Baile (new dance talent award):

€ 2000 + Award Certificate + performance at Alcobendas Flamenca 2015.

Local Category

• Premio Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos de Cante:

€ 500 + Award Certificate + performance at Alcobendas Flamenca 2015.

• Premio Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos de Baile:

€ 500 + Award Certificate + performance at Alcobendas Flamenca 2015.

Public’s Choice Award

The most voted artists in each category (song and dance) via Facebook will be given the Audience Award diploma.

Alcobendas is a city located in Madrid’s northern metropolitan area.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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