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Carmen to Doha in June

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Photo JESUS VALLINAS Inspired by the work of Prosper Merimee Plot, Choreography and lighting by Antonio Gades and Carlos Saura. After great success that film CARMEN had, Antonio Gades decides to produce it’s version for theater, which premiere in Paris was  popular and critical success, revealing Gades to be not only one of the best dancers in the world but also one of the greatest choreographers. Creating CARMEN , Gades had his own vision and reasons. This he explained in press conference, showing Carmen in new light, not men-eater, neither frivolous, but an honest woman, when saying she loves she does, when she says she doesn’t love, she means it, a free woman. She doesn’t treat her feelings as her private property too. Continue Reading

Doha Capital of Arab Culture 2010 – May update

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After successful performance that Shaman Dance Theater had on the stages of Qatar National Theater, cultural activities of Doha – Capital of Arab culture for month of April were closed. Month of May is also rich of events,during first week of the month were held Iraqi days, with various events, from folk dance performances, theater, traditional music, songs, to modern arts and finally fashion show, which had great success among Dohans and other visitors. Then there was performance of Cuban dance group The Lizt Alfonso Ballet on 6 and 7th of May. Continue Reading