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What does one come to see at the Tablao de Carmen?

CARMEN’S BLOG by EVA BLANCH Many customers come to the Tablao de Carmen not having a clear idea of what it is they are going to see. They expect a show with a story, a beginning that develops to a climax and leads to an ending. They imagine that all of this will be accompanied […]

Juaneke on the Tablao de Carmen's blog

Juaneke on Carmen’s blog by Eva Blanch

This article is the beginning of a collaboration between the writer and photographer, Eva Blanch, and Mimo Agüero and the Tablao de Carmen. A blog that hopes to bring flamenco closer not only to the curious tourist or sensitive outsider, but also to those more familiar with flamenco who do not feel themselves understood. A […]

The 6 Things One Must Know About Carmen Amaya Before Coming to the Tablao de Carmen

El Tablao de Carmen, in the Poble Espanyol de Barcelona, offers the most genuine flamenco. A sort of flamenco that can only come from the legacy of Catalonia’s incomparable artist, the gypsy dancer and singer, Carmen Amaya. While many parts of her life are shrouded in mystery, Carmen’s biography is full of fascinating elements that […]

Flamenco passion to welcome the new year

Barcelona is a city with never-ending parties… and the last night of the year is no exception! For those of you who are here in December or for locals who want a different New Year’s Eve with a traditional touch, what could be better than an excellent dinner in a wonderful place, surrounded by their […]

AKANA: The history of the Gypsy people in a play

Akana, meaning ‘now’ in Romani, the gypsy language, is a play that tells the story of the gypsy people. It’s a neighbourhood project that will premiere at a well-known theatre festival, el Festival del Grec 2018 . The first showing of Akana, however, occurred on the 21st of January 2018 in the Sant Martí Auditorium. […]


Two words, two languages and two spellings. An art form and a bird. It cannot be helped that many English speakers get it wrong when trying to pronounce a Spanish word, especially if said word refers to or describes something that does not even exists in Anglo-Saxon culture. “Flamingo” and “Flamenco” seem to get confused […]

The events of Tablao de Carmen during Summer 2017

This past summer was special. Three events were put together by Tablao de Carmen to impact the summer season in three different cities: Santander, Bagur and Pals. The soul of the Tablao de Carmen, its current artistic cast and our approach left our premises to the open air and away from Barcelona. PART 1: SANTANDER […]