If you’re heading for vibrant Spanish capital Madrid this weekend, you’re just in time to catch the world-famous flamenco artist, Joaquín Cortes in action. He’s performing at the Teatro Häagen-Dazs Calderón (www.teatrohaagen-dazs.es) until the 22nd May in his latest show, Calé, which captures the essence of his career over the last 20 years as a choreographer and director as well as an awesome dancer. He will be foot stomping with a passion, accompanied by 16 musicians and eight female dancers in this spectacular show that is not to be missed.
Meanwhile, Shakira fans can also see the sexy Columbian in concert in Madrid on the 3rd of June, presenting her new album, Sale el sol. The tour, which marks a return to her origins with a great mix of rock and Latin, starts in Barcelona on the 29th of May and will be calling at Valencia (30th May), Almeria (1st of June) and Bilbao on the 4th of June. Visit www.shakira.com for further details. These are all destinations well served by budget airlines so why not book a cheap flight and hotel and make it a date?