Elegant red/black and dotted dresses, a red or white rose in the hair and elegant moves. Flamenco Malaga is the most famous and well-known dance originating from the south of Spain. You can see flamenco everywhere in Spain, but to see the authentic flamenco dance you are at the right place in the south of Spain. Flamenco is an important part of Malaga. The best flamenco you can see in Malaga, is the flamenco during Feria de Malaga (in 2018 the 11th – 18th of August). During this week, festive and pretty woman will wear beautiful dresses which will be specially made for this week. During Feria de Malaga, many flamenco performances will take place. During Feria de Malaga, you can really get the Spanish flamenco feeling while you’re going out. Definitely worth visiting Malaga during this special week, but where can you spot flamenco during a regular week? We created a list of 4 places where you can spot flamenco Malaga, especially for your.
Flamenco Malaga, the historical part of the flamenco dance
Flamenco Malaga was born in Andalusia, the south of Spain. It is a mix of different cultures, but which exact cultures is a little vague. There is not much information available about the origin of flamenco, because a lot of different cultures are involved by the flamenco. One thing is sure: the Gitanos (Spanish gypsies) played a big role. However, there are differences between the Spanish and Gitanos flamenco. Characteristics of the flamenco in general are: the base of this dance is music. Sometimes, dance and music are combined with different musical instruments. In flamenco, Arab sounds will be used and there will be a strong rhythm in the music. These days, flamenco is still important and alive. We found the 4 nicest hotspots for you where flamenco takes place.
Kelipe | Calle Alamos, 7
On Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, there will be a smashing flamenco show at Kelipe. Happy traditional Spanish music will enjoy your ears and woman in beautiful traditional dresses will rejoice your eyes. Here, you will get the most authentic flamenco feeling that you have ever experienced. The show starts at 21.30 and will end around 23.00. The doors will open at 21.00. You can buy a ticket online or make a reservation by phone. The tickets vary per age category. The tickets for adults and teenagers will include entrance and two drinks. What is nice to know: Kelipe’s staff speak Spanish, English and French! ¡Disfruta de tu estadía en Kelipe!
Vino Mío | Plaza Jeronimo Cuerco, 2
Looking for a relaxed and casual flamenco show? Then Vino Mío is the perfect flamenco place to visit. Vino Mío is the only place which has flamenco Malaga daily. The shows will take place between 20.00 – 21.30. The concept fits you the best if you enjoy the traditional dance show and music while eating. Vino Mío also has got a great terrace and a very extended menu. If you want to be sure getting a table, you can make an online reservation at their website.
Liceo Flamenco | Calle Beatas, 21
Something unique about Liceo Flamenco: The building is an old palace out of the 19th century in the heart of Malaga. At Liceo Flamenco you cannot only enjoy the flamenco show while drinking something, you can also combine a flamenco show with a tapas dinner or a more extended dinner. Besides flamenco shows, this place also offers exhibitions, winetastings, classes and more. Liceo Flamenco is opened at Thursday-Saturday from 20.00 – 23.00.
El Taller Del Barrilero | Calle el Chano, 6
If you like getting surprised and spontaneity, then El Taller Del Barrilero is the place for you to visit if you are interested in flamenco shows. What is nice about this bar? The flamenco shows are not organised, but take place spontaneously. On Friday nights, you will have the biggest chance of enjoying a spontaneous flamenco show. There are a lot of locals at this place. We have one tip!: try the ‘Jamon Iberíco’ (Spanish ham).
Do you want to gain more knowledge about flamenco Malaga? Then a visit at the Flamenco Museum Malaga (Museo de Arte Flamenco Malaga), it would make your day!