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Flamenco, funk and astounding physicality will engulf The Esplanade in 2016, as Bleach* Festival returns to Paradise Point for a fun-filled afternoon for the whole family.

Arrive early for a free dance workshop with the stars of Australia’s premier flamenco group — Flamenco Fire. These flamboyant foot-stomping tips will certainly come in handy later in the evening.

Then, enter a remarkable world of risk, laughter and liveliness as The Playground Project by Circus Corridor showcases young and emerging circus artists alongside established performers to create a dynamic and playful spectacle.

The funky grooves of Brisbane’s Inigo will keep the temperature up as the sun sets, with their eclectic blend of killer rhythms, bright horns and jazz-pop influences.

For the finale, Flamenco Fire present Viva Sevilla — the third instalment of a historically based flamenco trilogy, exploring the cultural, geopolitical and religious influences that combined over a period of almost two thousand years to produce the various elements of flamenco.

Featuring Australia’s finest flamenco performers — Simone Pope (dance), Andrew Veivers (guitar) and Shenton Gregory (violin), this is a performance not to be missed.

Performance Times

2.00pm – The Playground Project by Circus Corridor
2.45pm – Flamenco Fire Workshop
4.00pm – The Playground Project by Circus Corridor
4.45pm – Inigo
5.30pm – The Playground Project by Circus Corridor
6.00pm – Flamenco Fire Act 1
7.00pm – Flamenco Fire Act 2

Image: Darcy Grant

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Event Site: The Esplanade Site at Paradise Point Park will open at 1:30pm. The children’s playground will be closed for 10mins prior to each performance of “The Playground Project” throughout the afternoon and will reopen after each performance

Access: Audience members with prams, wheelchairs or mobility scoters are advised to note that viewing performances involves moving across grassed areas and some uneven surfaces.

Ticketing: Free

Seating: Pack a picnic for the afternoon performances and bring camping chairs for Flamenco Fire’s headline performance in the evening.

Public Transport: Visitwww.translink.com.au or call 13 12 30 for G :link trams, Surfside buslines and Queensland Rail information.

Parking: Parking is available in the surrounding streets. 

Food + Beverage: There are plenty of food and beverage vendors in the surrounding streets, or BYO picnic.

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