Tickets for the María José Pérez performance at the Agrupa Vicenta mine are now on sale.
During the event they coincide with the delivery of the Castillete de Oro to the Central Mining Salvage Brigade of Asturias.
María José Pérez (Almería, 1985) received the Lámpara Minera award in 2015, has been a singer since she was 14 years old and is one of the most outstanding voices of the current flamenco scene.
In addition, she has a diploma in Speech Therapy and Teaching in Hearing and Language and that double condition of singer-songwriter and speech therapist, she has applied it in her classes since 2015 as a professor at the Cristina Heeren Foundation.
In 2004 Mario Maya signed her up for her company, forming part of it until 2008 with the death of the famous bailaor.
Other notable awards in his career are the Gold Melon 2003 of Lo Ferro or the 'Antonio Chacón' Prize of the National Competition of Córdoba 2007. In addition, currently also toured the most important stages of Europe putting voice to the play 'El amor Brujo' of Manuel de Falla.
In 2009 he released his debut album, 'Cante Flamenco' (2009) and in January 2018 he presents his second album 'Trazos'.
Mina Agrupa Vicenta
The Agrupa Vicenta mine is the main attraction of the La Union Mining Park, since it is the first and only underground mine in the Region of Murcia, which has been designed and prepared for the visit of the public.
It was dedicated to the extraction of pyrite from 1869 until the middle of the 20th century.
With its more than 4,000 m2 open to the public, 80m.
of depth, it is one of the most spectacular visible mines in Europe, highlighting its incomparable interior spaces of extraordinary dimensions and its inner lake with reddish waters due to the pyrite effect.
The auditorium, located in the central part of the mine, has a capacity for about 250 people and in it there are performances of singing, guitar and dance and part of the Cultural Agenda of the Festival.
It is open all year, with guided tours.
Some weekends live flamenco performances.