[crossposted from Polcampaign]
Sometimes I find I have to get away from my constant immersion in politics and current affairs. Perhaps we all need a break and a peek into a culture not our own. For myself, I happen to love flamenco. It is passion personified.
Here I present two dances. The first is my personal favorite dancer, Juana Amaya, who I have seen in person 3 times. This video doesn't do justice to the passion she brings to the stage. Like Janice Joplin did so many years ago, she tears her heart out and throws it to the audience in a gesture of commitment and an offering of love.
This is true traditional Flamenco. The second is Eva Yerbabuena and is a slightly different style. That video is at Polcampaign.
If you didn't like this or thought it inappropriate...well that your business. Sometimes I need a break and a peek into another culture. I'm sure others do as well.