Milano flamenco festival starts on 1 July

With an Expo 2015 theme.

The eighth edition of the Milano flamenco festival this year celebrates the theme of Expo with the title “Food for life, creative energy” and takes place from 1-12 July.

Dancers in the various events around the city will include Guadalupe Torres, Ana Morales and Rafaela Carrasco leading the prestigious Ballet Nacional de Andalucía, this year celebrating its 20th year of activity.

The festival is curated by Maria Rosaria Mottola, professional flamenco dancer and teacher, president of the Puntoflamenco association, who has also performed in videos for Milan-based fashion houses.

Apart from the stage shows, the festival will involve in various locations around the city a photo exhibit, a workshop on the role of dance in the classroom and a show in Milan’s S. Vittore jail.

On the Puntoflamenco website is a programme of all the events in the festival.