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International flamenco festival set to mark 30 years

Associated Press logo Associated Press 5/29/2017 By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press
In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco dancer Emi Grimm performs during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. On some nights, the artists will finish the evening at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque, a new venue at a hotel in the city's Old Town where dancers and musician give spontaneous performances. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras) © The Associated Press In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco dancer Emi Grimm performs during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. On some nights, the artists will finish the evening at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque, a new venue at a hotel in the city's Old Town where dancers and musician give spontaneous performances. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dancers from across the U.S. and Spain will converge on New Mexico for the 30th anniversary of a preeminent international flamenco festival.

In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco dancer Nevarez Encinias performs during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. The international gathering once again is attracting well-known dancers such as Marco Flores and Rosario Toledo. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras) © The Associated Press In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco dancer Nevarez Encinias performs during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. The international gathering once again is attracting well-known dancers such as Marco Flores and Rosario Toledo. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

The gathering organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco will be held June 10th through the 17th in Albuquerque.

In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco performers are shown during a show as Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. The international gathering once again is attracting well-known dancers such as Marco Flores and Rosario Toledo. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras) © The Associated Press In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco performers are shown during a show as Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. The international gathering once again is attracting well-known dancers such as Marco Flores and Rosario Toledo. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

Flamenco is a form of Spanish dance and folk music that developed from Romani music and dance more than two centuries ago.

In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco performer Giovanna Hinojosa dances during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. On some nights, the artists will finish the evening at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque, a new venue at a hotel in the city's Old Town where dancers and musician give spontaneous performances. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras) © The Associated Press In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco performer Giovanna Hinojosa dances during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. On some nights, the artists will finish the evening at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque, a new venue at a hotel in the city's Old Town where dancers and musician give spontaneous performances. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

Festival Flamenco Internacional De Alburquerque will feature well-known flamenco dancers, along with workshops, history lectures and events for children.

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