VOLANDOVENGO BLOG 6/17/2014 Jorge Fernandez Bustos.
“…the dancer from Granada showed us the true dancing from the twenty first century, where contemporary teams up with traditional flamenco without seeming false. Like being part of it as it is and vital appendix, and the implication of her whole body as it was an ultimate everything, hands and feet, shoulders and hips, eyes and smile and a permanent strength. With a technique which seems to be inexistent when the sound of the rhythm shows up imposing itself as we were watching a kid playing…”
Magazine online La Flamenca 4/4/2014 Rocio Hellin.
“…to travel in time, not to the immediate past but millenniums ago hwen Granada was Moorish and the zambras were its soundtrack. And here comes Fuensanta as a basket lady from the Moorish quarters giving us an ancestral dance, sensual and feminine, moorish tangos and definitively pure music. Enjoying herself in the tradicional dance of her motherland, her head always held high. And how beautiful is she looking and how good the rhythm looks in her face while playing with it. Soleá with a traditional taste
to tell us that you have to be born with it even if you do not have Flemish heritage, which is her case because she was born with it and she makes it clear to us; always with complicity for her companions she tops off and breathes to give a farewell after the last bulerias, a party up in the stage.
With her companions as shield-men, she dances for her own self without letting her enjoyment stop, and there is no better satisfaction than watching a dancer like that, a two-hours lesson which could be learned in a lifetime, and even that seems low. Ovations and greetings on repeat again and again, because no one want a goodbye but an eternal dance form La Moneta, because she makes us feel proud, and she is a true Flemish showing the crowd things like these. Who was not there can feel jealousy, it is allowed because is a true luxury to feel your heart going little and is La Moneta is the one to blame, even better. Down to your feet, my lady…”
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