VIVA FLAMENCO is a truly international dance group and company that has entertained audiences all over the world, from Ipswich to Indonesia and Guilford to the Gulf. London venues include the Royal Albert Hall, the Festival Hall and the Barbican and many major hotels. Numerous television programmes world-wide and film credits include "The Curse of the Pink Panther". The group normally consist of two dancers, a singer and guitarist Juan Ramirez.
Any size group or company can be provided from solo guitar or duo upwards.
Juan Ramirez has performed with his own flamenco dance company for many years, both as an accompanist and as a soloist on flamenco guitar. He has guested on many recordings with other musicians and pop stars including - Marc Almond and Gary Barlow. He has taught Flamenco guitar for several years and gives master classes and workshops (which can also include flamenco dancing taught by 'Juani Garcia').
Juani Garcia began her professional career in Madrid with Paco Fernandez. She then worked with the Paco Mundo Company in Madrid and Mallorca. She has since performed with her own company in Madrid, Malaga, Portugal and extensively throughout the British Isles.
As a guest artist she has appeared at the Royal Festival and Queen Elizabeth Halls and the Barbican Theatre and in concert with Sade, and has numerous TV appearances, including 'Wogan' with Boy George, 'Eastern Eye', 'Pebble Mill', 'Network East', Channel Four's 'Dance Till You Drop', the 'Miss World Show', 'KYTV', 'Blue Peter' and BBC's 'A Tribute to Miles Davies'.
At present she is the principal dancer with VIVA FLAMENCO, which recently appeared in a dance drama 'El Caballo de Espana' a lavish production combining the Feria horses of Seville with Flamenco dancing.