After its electrifying 1st edition in 2014, [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]The Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy festival is coming back to Jodhpur for another three days of musical magic[/inlinetweet]. Between the 3rd and 5th of April 2015, worldwide known musicians will play together in the prestigious Mehrangarh Fort, 400 mt above the city. The diverse group of performers will showcase the evolution of flamenco and Gypsy tradition. They will also play new and progressive music written in collaboration especially for the JFG festival.
[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]The main objective of this great festival is to promote the link between the Rajasthani folk musicians and the legendary Flamenco and gypsy artists that live around the world[/inlinetweet]. It will highlight the rich heritage of Rajasthan and the importance of keeping folk music alive, as well as presenting a more contemporary view of desert music and dance. Moreover the event promoters want to draw attention to the fact that the root of gypsy culture originates in India.
You will have the chance to see such famous artists as : Chano Dominguez, Javier Colina, Daniel Navarro, Karen Lugo, Augustin Carbonel “Bola”, Israel Varela, José Manuel Léon, Naike Ponce, Pablo Dominguez, Javier Romero Flores “El Indio”, Vistor Guadiana, Berk Gurman, Gurkan Ozkan, Serdar Pazarcioglu, Onur Gugul, Alaattin Cabaci, “Rajasthan Roots”, DJ Hamza & “Rajasthan Folkstars”, Rohit Chawla, Carmen Galofre, and many many others !
The cultural group known as “Gypsy”; are the nomads who originally belonged to the North-Western part of India who thousands of years back left India and migrated towards the West. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]For centuries, Gypsies have been famous for their outstanding abilities in the arts, particularly dance and music[/inlinetweet]. Right through their history, the Roma have been comprised of many different groups of people, absorbing outsiders and other cultures while migrating across continents. This has resulted in creating a collage of groups calling themselves Roma, Romani, Romany or Gypsy, each with differing cultures, customs and languages.
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