First Fortnight in partnership with Instituto Cervantes present Flamenco and Inclusion. 

You are invited to attend Flamenco & Inclusion workshop Monday 7th January 2019 from 10.00-1.00pm. The workshop is taking place at Instituto Cervantes, Lincoln House, 6-16 Lincoln Place, Dublin 2. This dance workshop aims to promote diversity, accessibility, social inclusion, equality and resilience through flamenco. All levels of age and abilities are welcome. Complete beginners and all members of the community welcome too. 

The workshop will be facilitated by flamenco dancer Matilde Melanotte. The workshop is wheelchair friendly and will take place in the auditorium, on the ground floor of the Instituto Cervantes. 

Workshop is FREE but registration is essential. For more information and to reserve a place, please email 

Hope to see you there on Monday 7th January



Matilde Melanotte is a Flamenco dancer from Vicenza, Italy. Matilde trained with dancer José Galán, founder of Flamenco Inclusivo, a dance company which mission is to make flamenco accessible to people with physical, developmental and cognitive disabilities.

In 2017, Matilde led a dance project with wheelchair fencing paralympic athletes from Petrarca Fencing Academy in Padua, Italy. With the support of Danza Mobile, she facilitated a number of workshops for children with special needs to promote social inclusion in the classroom.

In 2018, Matilde took part in Gli Stati Della Mente, the Mental Health & Art festival in Italy. Her latest dance project used flamenco as a tool to challenge gender stereotypes and to empower women. Matilde is currently studying Psychology at the University of Seville in Spain.

Find out more about Matilde Melanotte here

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Image result for spanish flag   BAILAR LA RESILIENCIA

El laboratorio de flamenco inclusivo propone una nueva didáctica que fomenta la participación, la diversión y la armonía entre los participantes, haciendo frente de esta forma a las dificultades que surgen durante la clase.

Los límites toman diferentes formas, algunos son más visibles, otros menos, pero nos unen con el otro porque son algo común a todos y que nos hacen más humanos. Más información sobre el ciclo de flamenco inclusivo aquí.


Flamenco & Inclusion trailer




Flamenco workshop wheelchair accessible

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