The heart and elegance of José Maya are back. A child prodigy born into a family of artists, he began his career on stage at the Albéniz Theatre at the tender age of nine, sharing the stage with masters such as Antonio Canales, Juan Ramírez and Enrique Morente. Considered one of the most important flamenco artists in the world, he has worked alongside international music stars such as Marc Anthony, Björk or Beyoncé and has collaborated with the most important flamenco artists of recent years: Tomatito, Güito, Ketama, Estrella Morente, Belén Maya, los Farruco or Israel Galván, among many others.
Along with José Maya will be the dancer Karime Amaya, member of the Amaya family and grand niece of “La Capitana” Carmen Amaya, the most famous dancer of all time. Karime Amaya debuted when she was nine years old and since then she has performed in festivals and theatres all over the world such as the Albuquerque International Festival in the United States, Quito Festival, Mont-de-Marsan Flamenco Art Festival in France, Monterrey Flamenco Art Festival or the Jerez Flamenco Festival among many others. On the other hand, the dancer Karime Amaya premiered her own show in November 2018 at the SAT Teatre de Barcelona: La Fuente.
Paloma Fantova is a flamenco dancer born in Cadiz who started dancing at a very early age. At the age of four she began to feel flamenco and at the age of eight she won the TVE talent contest “Premios Veo Veo”. Paloma Fantova took part in Manuela Carrasco’s choreographies in Japan and toured theatres all over the world such as New York, Washington, Paris, London or Cairo. In 2011 he participated in the show “Calé” by Joaquín Cortes and in 2012 he alternates his presence in Tablao Flamenco Cordobes in Barcelona with the presentation of his show “Sensibilidades”. The bailaora has also participated in Tomatito’s works and in the show in homage to the great bailaora Carmen Amaya, produced by Tablao Flamenco Cordoobes, together with Karime Amaya and Pastora Galván. In January 2019, Paloma Fantova presented its new show at the Jerez Festival: CUNA.
Sara Barrero, a regular dancer in Tablao Flamenco Cordobes, began her career at the age of 16. She has danced in numerous national and international festivals such as the flamenco festivals of Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Nimes in France or the US Flamenco Festival among many others and has shared the stage with renowned artists such as Belén Maya, Fernando Terremoto or Eva La Yerbabuena. It should be noted that in the Festival Jóvenes Valores of the city of L’Hospitalet, rising as the first prize Carmen Amaya.
Ricardo Fernández, “El Tete”, is a young bailaor born in 2000 in the bosom of a gypsy family (he is the younger brother of the bailaor Miguel Fernández “El Yiyo”), despite his youth he has earned a place in the field of flamenco dancing. The strength and elegance of Ricardo Fernández’s dance is taking him to the top. “El Tete” shows great artistic maturity in his performances, in which he has always been surrounded by great flamenco artists. In recent years “El Tete” has already performed as a resident in flamenco halls and festivals. Among the references and influences that Ricardo Fernández has grown up with are Joaquín Cortés, José Maya, Farruquito and his brother “El Yiyo”.
Justo Fernández “El Tuto”
Juan Manzano El Coco
Antonio Campos “Bocaillo”
Luis El Granaíno
Son of the famous guitarist “El Nani”, he has played for the most famous flamenco artists, he has been guitarist of the National Ballet of Spain and has also collaborated in numerous albums. He is currently working with Tablao Flamenco Cordobes Barcelona. At 14 he began his professional career accompanying no less than Lola Flores and Merche Esmeralda. Later he joined the company of Antonio Canales in the works of Torero or Gitano.
A versatile guitarist, he is one of the most promising young flamenco guitarists in Barcelona. Eugenio Santiago has already been recognized with several awards, among which we can highlight the first prize of the Certamen Internacional de Hospitalet and also the First Prize for the Best Accompaniment to the Vocals by Bulerías. Eugenio Santiago has shared the stage with great flamenco artists such as Farru, Juan de Juan, Belén López, Morenito de Illora, Joselillo Romero or Simón Roma among many others.
Young guitarist born in Barcelona in the bosom of a family of flamenco artists, he began his career at the age of 14. He has played for outstanding figures such as Montse Cortés or Farruquito and his career seems unstoppable.
Fabiola Pérez Rodríguez was born in Arcos de la Frontera (Cádiz). She studied at the Cristina Heeren Foundation with José de la Tomasa, Paco Taranto and Esperanza Fernández. This great singer has sung for great figures of the dance and is developed to the perfection in the cantes de compás. In addition to performing with Cristina Hoyos’ company, she has performed in almost every tablao in Spain and has sung in festivals and theatres all over the world. In 2018 La Fabi releases her album “Fruto y Flores”.
Juan Manzano “El Coco”
Born in San Roc, he is probably one of the most flamenco voices in Barcelona. Authentic and with flamenco in his DNA. He also has a prodigious voice, capable of a temperamental singing, rich in evocative memories and an overflowing naturalness. Juan is a flamenco institution in Barcelona and never ceases to surprise us year after year.
Antonio Campos “Bocaillo”.
This Catalan singer from the Bon Pastor neighbourhood has been surrounded by flamenco since his grandfather was Porrina’s cousin. He trained as a professional singer in Tablao Flamenco Cordobés working with great artists such as Karime Amay, la Susi, Pastora Galván, Manuel Tañé or Antonio Vilar.
Luis EL Granaino
Born into a family of artists from Granada, he began to perform throughout Barcelona, his first tour was in Azerbaijan with the company Tuto, Iván Alcalá and Juaquín el Duende, among others. He has performed with artists such as Antonio Canales, Saray García and Rafael Amargo, Barullo and Farruquito in the Sala Apolo. He also collaborated with Duquende in the recording of the album Kantata. He has a pure and gypsy style and specialises in Soleá, Seguiriya and Fandango.