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Awards Ceremony for the Alcobendas Flamenco New Talents 2018 on May 25

The Premios Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos 2018 (Alcobendas Flamenco New Talents) Gala will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25th at the Paco de Lucía Auditorium at the Alcobendas Art Center in Alcobendas, Madrid.

The event will feature the winners of the 2018 edition: Paco Soto (guitar), Ángeles Toledano (cante/vocals) and Ángel Reyes (dance). Macarena Ramírez, the winning dancer of the previous edition in 2017, will be the guest performer.

 

Macarena Ramírez

 

Ángeles Toledano – Photo by Manu

 

Vocalist María de los Ángeles Martínez Toledano, better known as Ángeles Toledano, was born in the town of Villanueva de la Reina in Jaen. At 22 years old, she exhibits sensitivity and technique with the makings of a young talent.

 

 

The desire to excel and perseverance have rewarded dancer Angel Reyes and guitarist Paco Soto, who have previously tried their luck in previous editions.

 

Paco Soto

 

Paco Soto, born in Águilas, Murcia in 1991, shows originality and a good sense of rhythm.

 

 

Ángel Reyes – Photo by Toni Blanco

 

Angel Reyes, from Cordoba, was selected because of his footwork, clarity, spotlessness and good dynamics.

 

 

The three winners will also receive a video of their performance as a prize awarded by AIE, Society of Performing Artists. The Audience Award with votes through Facebook goes to young Huelva-born cantaora Beatriz Romero.

The gala will be presented by Teo Sánchez, director of the radio program Duendeando on Radio 3.

Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos is part of the program of the Alcobendas Flamenca week, May 21 to 26 that brings together different activities around the world of flamenco and closes with the performance of Carmen Linares.

Friday, May 25 – 7:30 p.m.
Auditorio Paco de Lucía
Centro de Arte Alcobendas
Calle Mariano Sebastián Izuel 9
Metro (subway) station: Marqués de la Valdavia
Tickets at box office and ticketea.com
More information at www.alcobendasFlamencaNuevosTalentos.org

Macarena Ramírez

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Fifth Edition of the Flamenco Contest “Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos” Seeking Entries

Within the framework of flamenco festival Alcobendas Flamenca 2018, the fifth edition of the Flamenco New Talent contest for young people between 14 and 30 years old is now open. The prize includes three modalities: Song, Dance and Guitar. There will also be three categories: National-International (2,000 euros prize per modality), Local (500 euros of prize per modality) and Public Award (accrediting diploma). The registration period is open until March 15, 2018

The information and videos of the participants will be published on the web where the general public will be able to vote by clicking on the Facebook button that will appear under each of their favorite artists.

A jury composed of renowned personalities in the flamenco scene will choose the rest of the winners

The winners will perform at the Awards Gala that will take place on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Paco de Lucía Auditorium in the Alcobendas Art Center, along with one of the winning artists of the 2017 edition.

Guitarists Javier Conde and David Caro, singers Pepe el Boleco, Rafael del Zambo, Rocio Luna and Cristina Soler, as well as dancers Macarena Ramírez, Palmira Durán and Cristian Pérez are some of the winners of Alcobendas Flamenca Nuevos Talentos in previous editions.

More information at alcobendasflamencanuevostalentos.org

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