Carmen Linares, Flamenco Legend 2017

Carmen Pacheco Rodríguez, better known as Carmen Linares, has received the 6th Flamenco Legend Award. The award is bestowed by Venta de Vargas, La Fragua magazine and Flamenco de La Isla. The jury includes flamenco experts and enthusiasts.

Carmen Línares will be the first woman to receive this award. Previous winners include, Alonso Núñez “Rancapino”, Antonio Fernández “Fosforito”, Paco Cepero, Juan Peña “El Lebrijano” and Curro Malena.

The award ceremony will take place November 16th, “International Flamenco Day” in the courtyard of Venta de Vargas in San Fernando (Cádiz).

headline photo: Carmen Linares – photo by Paco Manzano

Author: World Music Central News Department

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