Flamenco is the epitome of Andalusian art. Since its uncertain inception, its “cantaores” (singers), “bailaores” (dancers) and guitarists have brought joy to every corner in Southern Spain. Gradually, this artistic expression became increasingly more popular, contributing to an enriching crossbreeding of gypsies, “payos” (non-gypsies) and moors.
MÁLAGA, SUN and FLAMENCO goes over the history of this heartfelt art in the province, introducing some of its most typical representatives, useful terminology and the most picturesque “palos” (styles).
The guide also includes information on flamenco routes, festivals and clubs, as well as sections on flamenco styles: “verdiales”, “malagueñas”, “rondeñas” and “jaberas”, variants of fandango and good examples of the strong personality of Málaga’s flamenco