|*** THIS WEEK ***|
From 1st to 4th of may
On 5th and 6th of may
20:00 y 22:30
Baile/Dance: EL TRUCO
Singers: MAITE MAYA
Guitarist: ANTONIO ESPAÑADERO
Viento: OMAR ACOSTA
On International Roma (Gypsy) Day, the Community of Madrid bestowed the "Enrique Maya" award to Casa Patas.
The "Enrique Maya" awards are a reference and a model of commitment to the institutional relations between the Community of Madrid and the Roma (Gypsy) people.
Esperanza Aguirre, former president of the Community of Madrid, presided the award ceremony which took place on April 8, 2009 in the Garcia Lorca Room of the Casa Patas Foundation Flamenco Conservatory as part of the celebration of International Roma (Gypsy) Day.
Esperanza Aguirre presented the award to Casa Patas
In her speech, Esperanza Aguirre congratulated all of the award winners and highlighted Casa Patas and the Casa Patas Foundation Flamenco Conservatory for their work in the the dissemination of Flamenco and the integration of the Roma (Gypsy) people into Spanish society.