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Leigh Vondereau describes the flamenco and its various styles. Ronda is known as one of the homes of flamenco, with the annual Cante Grande a highlight on the national flamenco calendar.
A very successful art exhibition has opened in Grazalema with the Artist Andalucia group resulting in two sales of paintings on the first day of exhibits.
One of Ronda’s biggest annual events, the Corrida Goyesca in its 54th year. 2010 saw less fans than in previous years, though the Goyesca outfits still impressed.
The annual grape stomping celebration with the Damas Goyesca at the Museum of Wine took place today, and great fun was had by all, though the more serious message that the 2010 wines of Ronda are about to be bottled was very apparent.
An exceptional night was enjoyed by fans of Maria Villalon as she took to the stage for her first Ronda concert and belted out all of her most popular tracks.
Leslie Redhead, a Canadian artist who loves Ronda so much she regularly organises art groups to the Serranía and Spain, and giving her students the chance to experience Spanish culture and beauty.
Meeting María Villalon, Ronda’s most famous daughter currently enjoying top 40 chart success having also won Simon Cowell’s X-Factor competition in Spain 2007
Internationally renowned Ronda artist Luisa Fontalba recently opened a short exhibition at the Santo Domingo Convent with displays of her best spiritual impressionist pieces.
Ronda artist Jana Pawlasova works in ink and water colour, producing scenes of the Serranía de Ronda in vivid shades.
The poster for the 54th annual Corrida Goyesca has been announced, along with a program of events for the 225th anniversary of the Plaza de Toros