::: TEĎ - Jana Drdácká & Flamenco Element, guest singer José Ángel CARMONA - 24.11.2013 at 8pm, ROKOKO. The last work of the Czech flamenco dancer and choreographer, Jana Drdácká, mirrors her newest personal inspirations and overall trends in flamenco. The performance is more than ever based in the authors belief that the improvisational principles are at the root of fascination and impact of the flamenco art on the viewers. The guest singer José Ángel Carmona, a very sought after artist, supplies the performance with the utmost expressivity and wide scale of emotions. Ticket reservations (380kč, 340kč) at the theatre box-office, tel.224 215 943, or on-line at www.m-d-p.cz.
::: Next TABLAO EN PRAGA - Sunday Nov.3rd,2013 at 8pm! Studio Element, Opletalova 27, Prague 1. Come join us for a live flamenco show with music and dance. Flamenco Element members Morenito de Triana (guitar) and Pavol Križovenský (flute) will accompany the dancers Jana Drdácká, Eduard Zubák and Lucie Bevelaqua. A special guest is this time the Compania Flamenkería. Entrance 200kč, reserve seats at email@example.com, 777151337.
::: AUTUMN 2013 - new schedule of courses on the web ! Join us for flamenco classes for all levels at Studio Element, Opletalova 27, Praha 1 as of Sept. 9th. The full schedule is here: http://www.flamencheco.cz/en/html/pages/kurzy_zapis.php. For studios directions and other details see www.studio-element.cz.
::: Vinyasa Flow Yoga 4 DANCERS – Moving Meditation - from September 2013 Wed 8-9pm. Similar to many dance techniques Vinyasa Flow Yoga uses the gravity, the body weight and its influence on movement. Yoga concentrates on specific muscle groups and nadis (energetic lines) making sure to reach the balance through strengthening and stretching exercises. Simi is a wonderful teacher who specializes in yoga especially targetted to dancers and teaches this style in London and now in our studio in Prague! Register at firstname.lastname@example.org, +420777260468.
::: JUAN POLVILLO WORKSHOPS - last places! - May 13th. Last spots in Juan workshops - Tientos-Tangos 17-19,20h and Jaleo Extremeno 19,40-22h. Monday May 13th at Studio Element, Opletalova 27, Praha 1. Sign-up here: http://flamencheco.cz/en/html/pages/kurzy.php.
::: JUAN POLVILLO & FLAMENCO ELEMENT - 14.5.2013, 8pm, Divadlo Komedie, Jungmannova 1, Praha 1. Juan Polvillo, flamenco dancer from Sevilla, returns to Prague after 10 years within a European tour entitled „Así lo siento yo“ („How I feel it“). The Prague performance will be specific due to a cooperation with the FLAMENCO ELEMENT group and the programme in Komedie theatre on May 14th will be enriched by dances of Jana Drdácká and Eduard Zubák as well as new instrumental pieces. Juan brings along the singer El Cheito and Dario Piga on flamenco guitar next to Morenito de Triana, who is the main author of the musical forms in the performance. Tickets (390kč, 340kč) are sold in the theatre´s box-office: email@example.com, tel.224222734. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5soaw8UrII8 http://flamencoelement.cz/video-z-predstaveni-flamenco-element-a-ismael-fernandez-2/
::: JUAN POLVILLO - Sevilla´s great flamenco dancer and teacher in Prague May 13th !!! We invite you cordially to workshops with the wonderful dancer and teacher Juan Polvillo. The workshops TIENTOS-TANGOS (17-19,20h) for intermediate level and JALEO EXTREMENO (19,40-22h) for advanced leve will take place on May 13th in the Element Dance Studio, Opletalova 27, Praha 1. The price of each course is 1250kč. Both classes will be acompanied on guitar by Morenito de Triana and the singer El Cheito! Register here: http://www.flamencheco.cz/en/html/pages/kurzy_zapis.php.
::: TABLAO en PRAGA opening evening - March 24th at 8pm ! We invite you to a monthly flamenco show at Tablao Praga at Studio Element, Opletalova 27, Prague 1. Performers are dancers and musicians from Flamenco Element group next to advanced student dancers and amateurs. Come enjoy a live show with a glass of excellent spannish wine. Entrance is 150kč, the club opens 15min.prior to the show.
::: FERIA DE ABRIL, FLAMENCO AND MUCH MORE! - April 14th-21st - trip to Andalucia. Join us for Feria de Abril in Sevilla! A week long trip to the 3 main flamenco capitals of Andalucía Sevilla-Córdoba-Granada takes place April 14th-21st and the price is 12790kč + flight Prague-Malaga-Prague. The flamenco mini-tour features Feria de Abril with the pilgrimage to Rocío, bull-fight in the legendary Maestranza arena, Granada´s Alhambra and of course flamenco courses with renowned teachers (Manolete, Manuel Betanzos, Pastora Galván and Pili Ortega). More info at www.skitur.cz or firstname.lastname@example.org.
::: Summer intensive workshop in Boskovice - 14.-19.7. 2013. 30-hour week-long flamenco workshop with Jana Drdácká in Boskovice takes place this year July 14th-19th. There are as usual 2 levels - intermediate and advanced. In addition, a beginners course will be tought by Lucie Bevelaqua. More info and registration at www.studioib.cz.
::: Winter trimestre at Studio Element starting already tomorrow !!! Just a reminder that flamenco classes at Studio Element are starting tomorrow - January 7th. There are still openings especially in the technique courses: Beginners Mon 5-6pm, Intermediate Tue 5-6pm, Advanced Thu 4,30-6pm and Mon 8-9,30pm and Technique with Eduardo Thu 8-9pm. Next to Flamenco we newly open AFRO DANCE Wed 5,30-7pm, ETHNO FUSION Tue 8-9pm and JUST JHOOM Wed 7-8pm. Children courses of folklore and contemporary dance through play and imagination are Tue 2,30-3,30pm for age 6-10years and 3,40-4,30pm for age 3-5years. ALL CLASSES YOU CAN TRY FOR FREE ON THE 1ST DAY OF CLASSES! Complete schedule is here: www.studio-element.cz/kurzy/ and registration to classes here: http://www.flamencheco.cz/en/html/pages/kurzy_zapis.php. We look forward to dancing with you in 2013! Jana, Lucie, Eduardo
::: WINTER 2013 - the flamenco courses already on the web !!! Register here for your flamenco classes in the 1st trimestre of 2013: http://www.flamencheco.cz/en/html/pages/kurzy_zapis.php. We are beginnning on Jan.7th! Looking forward to seeing you in Element Studio! Jana, Lucie, Eduardo
::: STUDIO ELEMENT - OPLETALOVA 27, PRAHA 1 - new centre of flamenco and yoga downtown Prague ! Flamenco school of Jana Drdácká has moved to a new STUDIO ELEMENT downtown Prague. The studio is focused besides flamenco on nutrition and healthy life style (Lucie Bevelaqua. www.centrumvyzivy.cz), yoga, pilates and children movement and rhythm activities. The schedule includes new flamenco courses (TANGOS WTH LUCKA Tue 17-18h and TECHNIQUE WITH EDA Thu 20-21h), YOGA with Katrin Koehler (Tue 10-11,30h), Pilates with Pavla Stibůrková (Tue 17-18h) and MASSAGES (David Jindáček Mon,Thu, Pavla Stibůrková Tue). Children activities will begin in June and will be published together with all other activities and our new website: www.studioelement.webnode.cz.
::: Flamenco blog in czech language by Lenka Staníčková is at http://flamencolenkastanickova.blogspot.com/ and concentrates especially on flamenco singing with many interesting details and photos.