Despite its popularity among tourists, Sevilla has maintained its charm of the old Mediterranean world, and has a solid reputation among travelers for lively festivals, full of fascinating historical treasures, and some of the best tapas that you might want in the experience by Spain. But the influence of Sevilla in the Spanish culture as it is known today, extends beyond the architecture and the chorizo. This ancient city was known in the world witness of the evolution of one of the most important and iconic Spanish Arts: flamenco, and although today you can enjoy virtually any point of Spain, is in Sevilla, has the best opportunity to experience this art form in their naturalness. Although shaken, poignant and expressive; flamenco is a style of dance, a song, or instruments, but a fusion of all three. It is an art form more than 200 years, which is still popular today, telling the legends of Spanish history to through dancing, singing and guitar. Historians argue over the exact point of history in music, which appeared and would evolve flamenco, but what remains is a certainty what happened in the South of Spain, in the Andalusian region of Seville, and which remains today. In its beginnings, began with the song. It was the voice of the Gypsy community persecuted in the South of Spain, which came about during the 1400 years of the India and Africa.
Since his arrival, and especially in the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition, shortly thereafter, the Gypsies as a breed suffered. Accused of witchcraft and dishonesty that is distrusted, and therefore discriminated against by the community in general. They were unable to find work, housing or integrated into society. Lived a secular existence, and met each other socially. Late at night, the members of the meeting interpreted songs of regret and sadness, expressing the difficulties faced in life and the desperation that they felt.