Many aspects of the industry were discussed, such as the international market for flamenco, grants, sponsorships and patronages, the presence of flamenco in the international media, and the creation of new audiences. In order to reach as many people as possible, the congress was broadcast live via the main web sites of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
Day 2 featured a roundtable focusing on Flamenco in the International Media. Moderated by the press officer of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, Andrés Mellado, participants included RTVA Director, Joaquín Durán; Radio France Culture Director, Cristina Diger; Flamenco por el Mundo Founder and Director Daliris Guitierrez; and Vida Flamenca Productions (Los Angeles) Founder and Director Beth Nesbitt spoke about the expanding Social Media Markets in the United States, Streaming Video on Demand (SVOD) and the expansive market for video product through device-based viewership. Additional panelists included representatives from Flamencoworld.com and Cordobaflamenco.com.
Reviewed by: Beth Nesbitt, Founder & Director of Vida Flamenca Productions
Special Thanks to: Manuel Macías Moreno, Javier Francisco Piñanes y Rocío Monforte Llorente from the Office of Tourism Los Angeles, Instituto Andaluz del Flamenco, Maria Ángeles Carrasco, Paula Olivares Murcia, Salvador García García y Aida Rodriguez Agraso