Flamenco, World Heritage
On 16 November 2010 Flamenco was designated World Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
A fact which strengthens and asserts the importance of this hallmark of Andalusian artistic expression. Such significant recognition also highlights its national and international importance; not in vain do they say that “there are more Flamenco schools in Japan than in Spain."
The year following its declaration as World Heritage, as an anniversary celebration for this event which commemorates the importance of our cultural heritage, the Andalusian Regional Government declared this date “Flamenco Day in Andalusia”.
Since then, this important date is commemorated with a great many activities relating to Flamenco: conferences, exhibitions, concerts, shows…