Call for performers

The Flamenco de la Isla Society invites all Canadian professional and semi-professional flamenco choreographers, musicians and dancers to submit performance proposals for the Second Annual Victoria Flamenco Festival (Aug. 11 – 17, 2014). Our goal is to showcase the diversity of the art of flamenco in Victoria, Vancouver Island and Canada, so we welcome a … [Read more...]

Festival Coordinator needed!

Are you professional, energetic and a big flamenco fan? The Flamenco de la Isla Society needs you! We’re looking for an enthusiastic coordinator for the Second Annual Victoria Flamenco Festival. The festival is slotted for the third week of August and will take place in Victoria’s Centennial Square. If you have experience organizing and managing … [Read more...]

Flamenco at Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria!

Victoria Flamenco fans, don’t miss local group Rueda making it’s debut at Hermann’s Jazz Club on Saturday, January 18! The show is flamenco puro (traditional flamenco it its purest form),  featuring dance,  cante (singing) and guitar. There will be three sets, showcasing a range of flamenco palos (forms) and styles. Tickets available at the door … [Read more...]

Flamenco Clásico November 2nd!

Flamenco guitarist Gareth Owen and pianist Jo Ann Dalisay join together to present a Flamenco Clásico performance. See our Upcoming Events page for more details.

‘Flamenco isn’t pretty’

“If at moments I seem to be writing something unflattering, be assured this is a sign of my highest regard. Flamenco isn’t pretty. It’s monstrous.” – Garth Martens – Our local poet and flamenco aficionado, Garth Martens, has written a beautiful reaction to some of the performances in Centennial Square during the Victoria Flamenco Festival.  … [Read more...]