This year, a tribute will be paid to the Peña Flamenca of the Sevillian town with a sign containing names such as El Pele and Esperanza Fernández, among others.
The Sevillian town of Tomares has presented what will be the 44th edition of its Flamenco Festival “Ciudad de Tomares”. An appointment that will take place next Saturday, July 20 from 10 pm, in the beautiful enclave of the Patio de las Buganvillas of the Hacienda Santa Ana, a unique space in which Jondo art resonates strongly and leaves year after year a Great taste in the audience.
This year, a tribute will be paid to the Peña Cultural Flamenca de Tomares with a poster that will be headed, on the one hand, by the singing of a teacher like El Pele, artist of enjundia, and an essential reference of gypsy cante. And on the other, by the voice of Esperanza Fernández. Sevillian singer who thanks to her enormous versatility is able to cultivate from the most traditional styles as she participates, at the same time, in jazz formations, big-band, chamber orchestra or symphony orchestra, obtaining on her own merits, the category of teacher.
Completing this artistic cast and to close the chapter of singing will be La Tana and Ezequiel Benítez. Niño Seve, Miguel Ángel Cortés, Juan Campallo and José de Pura will be in charge of matching the singing of the artists with their touch, and David Pérez will put his passionate dance on stage.
In the act of presentation of this jonda appointment, the mayor of the municipality, José Luis Sanz, the president of the Peña Flamenca, Antonio Novella, and the cantaora Esperanza Fernández have been present.
In the first place, Novella, president of the Peña Flamenca, wanted to express his satisfaction for the poster formed for this 44th edition “one of the best of the last decade”, to continue affirming that “we are really happy and excited” with the composition of the day
For his part, the mayor of the Tomareña corporation encouraged all fans and lovers of flamenco not to miss this appointment, “one of the oldest and most prestigious festivals in the province, through which all the great figures of the last years”.
And finally, Esperanza Fernández, wanted to review that “being in the Tomares Festival is always a reason for joy because I have a lot of attachment to the rock and its people. It was the first rock in which I acted, many years ago, with “La Pandilla Gitana” and I keep a multitude of memories because my uncle is a partner since its inception, so when they call me for the festival, I never doubt it and this year, with such exceptional colleagues, it was impossible to say no. ”
The Festival is organized by the local Flamenco Cultural Club, in collaboration with the City Council and the Provincial Council of Seville. The presentation of the Festival will be carried out by Ildefonso Vergara, who will premiere at this event and who said that “it fills him with pride because the poster is great, full of very emotional artists, such as El Pele or Esperanza Fernández, which is also fullness of flamenco of the 21st century ”.
The tickets to attend this event organized by the Peña Cultural Flamenca de Tomares, in collaboration with the City Council and with the Delegation of Seville, are priced at 10 euros, and can be purchased at the same Peña Flamenca (C / José Monje Cruz “Camarón de la Isla”, s / n), from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
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