Flamenco in Spain
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For information on purchasing shoes, please see our page “What to Wear to Class”
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Want to purchase castanets?
- We recommend for beginners:JALE PROFESSIONAL BLACK FIBREGLASS FLAMENCO CASTANETS
Normal size in these castanets is 7 ~~ These can only be purchased online, links below from esFlamenco
135cm-140cm (approx 52-55″) is normal for adults.
Purchasing Mantones Online:
Helle.Leen on eBay
Mantones from Spain:
(esFlamenco offers a number of other mantones, but please check the measurements to ensure you are purchasing a manton suitable for dancing)
(US distributor of flamenco products. Please contact them for current availability.)
* Young dancers, please contact us for information on sizing.
The “Manila” shawl is one of the most attractive elements of the flamenco costume. Currently, its origin (Manila, capital of the Philippines, former Spanish colony) is connected in name only. Spanish culture has taken the shawl as its own and has linked it to flamenco.
Links coming soon…Music suggestions, buying shoes and costumes online, places to study in Spain and MORE! Have suggestions of your own? Send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.