Flamenco: The Dance of Spain's Andalusia
by Bob Martin
Flamenco is a Spanish art form with roots deep in Andalusia. Flamenco combines acoustic guitar playing, singing, chanting, dancing and staccato handclapping. The flamenco dancer performs with passion, fervor, even tortured expressions but always striving for grace and dignity. This article shows you flamenco's characteristics, the types of flamenco and where to see Flamenco performed in Spain.