Between the months of June and July a qualifying selection process for the final stages of the Festival Internacional del Cante de las Minas de La Unión will be held and, as in other years, the auditions will be held in various parts of the country in order to further enhance dissemination of our flamenco event.

Nearly 170 artists have formalized their registration for the flamenco singing, guitar, dance and instrumentalist competitions.  Based on videos of these individuals’ performances, the classifying jury has already made ​​a preliminary selection of about 50 contestants to compete in the various categories.

The schedule and venues for the selection process are as follows:

Friday June 6th, Valladolid (Laboratorio de las Artes)

Friday July 4th, Granada (Peña Flamenca La Platería) and Albacete (Patio de los Caballeros de la Plaza de Toros)

Saturday July 5th, Granada (Peña Flamenca La Platería) and Sagunto (Jardines del Casino)

Friday July 11th, La Manga Club (Hotel Príncipe Felipe)

Saturday July 12th, Madrid (Corral de la Morería)

This was one of the resolutions adopted within the Executive Committee of the Cante de Minas Foundation held in Murcia, which has also provided public notification of the technical production bid associated with the Festival and which is to be published in the Official Bulletin of the Region of Murcia in the near future, along with other decisions.

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