Flamenco performance lights up Erbil – in pictures

The performance was held in the Iraqi Kurdish capital's historic centre

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The music and moves of Spain arrived in Erbil on Wednesday as flamenco dancers descended on the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital.

Held in the Erbil Citadel, the historical centre of the city, the performance also featured Spanish musicians and a colourful light show.

Click through the gallery above to see dancer Carolina Morgado on stage. 

Barcelona-born dancer Morgado is one of Spain's most celebrated flamenco dancers, and has toured the world with her dancing, performing in Chile and Costa Rica among other countries.


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