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Flamenco Rosario

Western Canada’s Leading Light in Flamenco

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Rosario & Victor

Mexican-born, Spanish-trained ROSARIO ANCER launched her professional career in Spain in 1980, when she joined Ballet Español Antonio del Castillo with whom she toured throughout Portugal, Italy, and Northern Spain. In 1981, she was invited to perform in the prestigious Tablao Flamenco Arco de Cuchilleros in Madrid and later toured Mallorca and...


Under the direction of Artistic Director Rosario Ancer and Musical Director Victor Kolstee, the company was founded in 1989, Flamenco Rosario registered as a non-profit society in BC in August 1997 under the legal name Rosario Ancer Flamenco Arts Society, achieving registered charity status in 1999. As an interpreter of flamenco...


Rosario Ancer Flamenco Arts Society (RAFAS) is an independent, non-profit society and a registered charity. RAFAS is run by a volunteer board of directors. RAFAS is the governing body of Flamenco Rosario Company and its Professional Training Program as well as Vancouver International Flamenco Festival.

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The Leading Light of Flamenco in Western Canada

Flamenco Rosario holds a mandate to develop dance, music works and dance artists, in both the authentically traditional and contemporary innovative styles of Flamenco.

La Monarca - Flamenco Rosario, 2015

Our current and past performances


Los Quatro Vientos

Flamenco Ayer y Hoy

Ritmo Y Pasion

Mis Hermanas

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