This program is ideal for people who want to add an element of cultural flair to their immersion program by taking part in learning the traditional Flamenco dance of Spain. The students in addition to having standard Spanish classes, will also spend 8 hours/week at the language school studying with top Flamenco dance instructors. In the beginning of the course, about 15% of the time is spent the studying origins and history of Flamenco.
This Andalusian city of 260,000 inhabitants is situated in southern Spain among the snow-covered mountains of the Sierra Nevada, the desert landscape of Tabernes, and the beautiful beaches of the Costa del Sol. It is also the third largest university city and exudes a lively atmosphere, from Flamenco in the streets to year-round cultural programs in music, dance, theater, and cinema. The Alhambra is here, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The city's southern-style Spanish architecture is as heavily influenced by the Moors as its way of life is influenced by Andalusian Flamenco and dance traditions.
As an old tourism promotion campaing said: "Spain is Different"
From its dazzling beaches to its ancient castles, Spain is a country as diverse as the cultures which have influenced its art, architecture, music and lifestyle. It is a land where cathedrals, roman ruins and arabic kashbas are interspersed with skyscrapers, where modern rock mixes with flamenco guitar, and night clubs compete with cozy "tapas" bars.
It is easy to travel, the climate is generally benign, people is friendly, relaxed and fun-loving.
And of course is the home contry of the second largest speaked language in the world: Spanish.
The more you travel through Spain, the more you get the differences between regions, you will realize how many Spains there are.
From hot, dry, home of bullfigting and flamenco Andalucia, to fertile Cataluņa, to the mainland Castilla to the mediterranean coast of Levante facing the laving on the Mediterranean sea.
Spain offers some of the world's most famous museums, resorts, and festivals, making it a unique and enchanting destination.
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