María Pagés, Rocío Molina, Agujetas o Arcángel, amongst the participants of the Mont-de-Marsan Festival 2011
The Chief Executive of Culture, Paulino Plata, has presented this Tuesday in Seville the planning of the XXIII edition of the "Arte Flamenco" Mont-de-Marsan Festival, that will be held in this french city, from the 4th to the 9th of july, and in which artists like Israel Galván, Rocío Molina, Agujetas, María Pagés, Milagros Mengíbar, o Arcángel will be participating.
In the act, Plata has been accompanied by the Delegate of Culture of "Conseil Général" of Las Landas, Jean-Louis Pedeuboy, and also by the artistic directors of the Festival, François Boidron and Sandrine Rabassa. The Director has pointed out that thank you to Mont-de-Marsan "the Flamenco gets into you, and this for Andalucía is a very important fact, because we want to spread the horizons of the "jondo"art.
The Festival will held between the 4th and the 9th of july and through its stages will pass the first figures of the purest flamenco. That's why, in the Françoise Miterrand space, with a capacity of 2.500 people, we will be able to see María Pagés with her show "Mirada", made to celebrate the 20 years of the dancer and choreographer from Seville.
Other shows will follow in different stages, like the "Café Cantante", in the heart of the covered market, made like a flamenco "tablao", in which will pass Milagros Mengíbar, Antonio Rey, Luis el Zambo, Israel Galván, José Valencia, Farruco, Dorantes and Rocío Molina.
The theater will held a spanish and french coproduction about the flamenco and the circus, "Pista Flamenca", while the singer Gourmand will get a dose of "Gaditanía"in charge of David Palomar, Mariana Cornejo and Juan Ogalla. The final touch will be Agujetas at the Midouze riverside, with the guitar player, Antonio Soto. The show will be free.