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La Yunko

Born in Kawasaki (Japan), she began learning to dance in Tokyo with AMI, then in 2002 she moved to Seville, where she furthered her studies with various teachers such as José Galván, El Torombo, Milagros Menjíbar, Carmen Ledesma, among others.


Later, she began to dance in public, in several flamenco clubs in Andalusia and theaters in Spain, in the Central Theater of Seville under Belén Maya and Rafaela Carrasco, Lope de Vega Theater of Seville under Esperanza Fernandez and Miguel Vargas, Expo Zaragoza 2008 and Madrid Theater with the Yoko Komatsubara Ballet Company.


She won the ̈ Sarmiento Flamenco Dance Award ̈ as the best dancer of the 2007 – 2008 season at the Peña Flamenca “La Parra Flamenca” in Huétor Vega (Granada). Since 2007, for a year and a half, she performed in front of a very knowledgeable audience at the Tertulia Flamenca “BADÍA” in Seville and during the Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla 2008, as a bailaora in the parallel flamenco cycle “Peñas de Guardia”.


She won the 2nd Prize in the National Contest of Flamenco Art “Ciudad de Ubrique 2009”, and the 1st Prize in the National Contest of Singing, Dancing and Playing ̈Aniya la Gitana ̈de Ronda 2010. In the XVI National Contest of Dance by Alegrías in Cadiz she won 4th Prize and the Prize for the best choreography.


She participated as a soloist in XXXIII Flamenco Festival ̈Juan Talega ̈, sharing the bill with El Cabrero, Arcángel and Jesús Méndez. In 2018 she performed as a soloist in VI Festival TACON FLAMENCO UTRERA and XXII FESTIAL DE JEREZ. In 2019 she performed in the show ̈MUCHO ARTE ̈ at Teatro La Latina, Madrid, presented by Tito Losada and Agatha Ruíz de la Prada, sharing the bill with Antonio Canales, Farruquito, Carrete de Málaga, Tomasito and El Mistela among others. In July 2019 she performed at the Festival Caracolá de Lebrija as a soloist.


She currently teaches and dances professionally in Spain, China and Japan, respectively.


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