September 13th, 2023 7pm   Stage 2




Flamencodanza is a duo collaboration that started five years ago at the Avignon Festival in France. Different elements fuse together in a unique manner producing an award-winning show with beauty and inspiration. Elements of Flamenco, Brazilian music and jazz give the music a variety of colours. The contemporary flamenco dance is made of strength, elegance and beauty.

Aylin Bayaz
Contemporary Flamenco dancer, she trained at the Amor De Dios studios and performed in “tablaos flamencos” in Madrid, and later moved to Barcelona to complete her MA in Dance at the Institute of the Arts in 2018. Her duo show “Flamencodanza” -Best show of dance and physical theatre, Hollywood Fringe 2022, Fringe 2023 Award for Artistic Merit, was premiered in Avignon, France in 2021. She has toured internationally as a solo dancer accompanied by excellent Flamenco artists e.g. Antonio Sánchez, nephew of late Paco de Lucía.

Raul Mannola,
Buenos Aires 1963, is a flamenco guitarist with a jazz background, he studied with flamenco guitar master Manolo Sanlúcar. He has dedicated more than 30 years to the study of flamenco guitar and has released 10 solo albums. He worked as a flamenco guitar teacher at the Madrid Conservatory of Music for 10 years.