British theatre director Peter Brook is credited with transforming this former flower market into a venue for the performing arts in 1985, when he was looking for a place to stage his legendary production of 'The Mahabharata'. After decades of fairly diffuse programming, the Mercat has finally focused in on national and international contemporary dance, and offers a strong programme that experiments with unusual formats and mixes in new technologies and live music. It also does a good job of supporting emerging dancers.
|Venue name:||Mercat de les Flors|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Fri 11am-2pm, 4pm-7pm|
|Transport:||Espanya (M: L1,L3; FGC)|
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Albert Quesada, a choreographer linked to Mercat de les Flors, presents his latest creation, where he once again dives into the world of flamenco and its complexities. Under the name 'Flamingos', the dancer aims to move beyond the stereotypes of flamenco...Until Sunday March 24 2019