Spanish Themed Party
Flamenco Birthday Party Spanish Themed
Flamenco Birthday Party Spanish Themed.
For this wonderful event I was very happy to provide:
- A selection of Flamenco Guitar pieces.
- Duets of Flamenco Guitar and Castanets.
- Flamenco dances from my fabulous dancer Laura.
The idea of having flamenco for the birthday party
The organisers of the party, as well as the man celebrating his birthday had all lived in Spain and spoke Spanish very well.
As it was a big celebration, they decided to book a Flamenco Act.
They held the event in their garden.
Instead of grass they had decking elevated to create a stage.
Additionally, they attached good quality wood to the decking.
This was important for the sound of the dancer’s footwork.
They also organised comfortable seating for their guests.
Consequently, they could all watch the flamenco as a performance, rather than simply being in the background.
Planning flamenco for the Spanish event
Sometimes keeping the music in the background is the right thing to do.
However, it was lovely for us to perform in a setting not unlike a traditional flamenco night in Spain.
It was most important to our hosts that our performance should be authentic flamenco.
Nonetheless, it should also be enjoyable to all people, not just flamenco experts.
Because of this, we were very careful to prepare a varied selection of delightful flamenco.
We performed several pieces from the serious flamenco repertoire.
These are called Zambra, Soleares, Tientos, Seguiriyas, Granainas.
Naturally, we also performed several of the lighter flamenco styles.
These included Alegrias, Colombiana, Guajira, Zapateado, Garrotin and Sevillanas.
Several guests told us that the balance was just right.
They felt that too much serious flamenco would be heavy going.
Conversely, no serious flamenco would not be exciting.
The whole evening was a very happy experience and we were very pleased to perform for this event.
Can I help you with your Spanish themed event?
Whether solo Spanish flamenco guitar or a complete show with flamenco dancer.
You can see videos of my solo playing as well as work with dancers.
There are photos of the dancers and of course sound clips on every page.
Please do get in touch to discuss your event.
Feedback after the flamenco Spanish event
Thank you for your performance of flamenco at our Spanish themed birthday party. The standard was exactly as we have seen in Spain. Your flamenco dancer was ferociously good and your solos were beautiful.