World famous Spanish dancer Joaquin Cortes performed in Baku on Monday as part of the 3rd International Mugham Festival held under support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijani Union of Composers.
Cortes has presented his new grandiose dancing show “Dicen de mi” at the Heydar Aliyev Palace.
Joaquín Pedraja Reyes “Joaquín Cortés” is a classically trained ballet and flamenco dancer from Spain. Continuing into the millennium, Cortés` focus shifted from dancing to choreography and artistic direction. He continues to dance in a limited capacity live on stage, in film and television.
In 2000, landed a role in the film “Gitano” (Gypsy) and again in 2004 in “Vaniglia e cioccolato” (Vanilla and Chocolate). In 2001, he also made a guest appearance on Jennifer Lopez`s concert in Puerto Rico. In 2004, Cortés was involved in the international tour of “De Amor y Odio” that took him to England, Portugal, Thailand and New York, among other places. 2007 marked the beginning of Joaquín Cortés most recent spectacle, “Mi Soledad.” On 15 May 2007 he performed as a guest dancer in a high-profile semi-final segment on ABC`s “Dancing with the Stars.”
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