Karime Amaya

Biography: 

About Karime Amaya 

Revelation Award at the Festival of Jerez in 2013. She was in Mexico in a family of deep flamenco tradition. She is the niece of the legendary Carmen Amaya. Karime is one of the world’s most recognized and respected dancer. It certainly carries in its blood the legacy of "La Capitana" Carmenn Amaya. She debuted at the age of 9 in the company of her parents, bailaora Mercedes Amaya "La Winy" and guitarist Santiago Aguilar, with whom she began her career at the age of 12 and continues to dance.

Karime has been performing as a soloist in the world's most important forums and tablaos, and has shared the stage with Tomatito, Los Losada, Farruquito, Gerardo Nunez and the lineup with dancers such as Maria Pages, Israel and Postora Galvan, Antonio Canales, 

Manuela Carrasco, Rafael and Adela Campallo, Torombo, Rafael del Carmen, Mario Maya's company, Antonio "El Pipa", the Farruco family, among many others. 

The bailaora has been projected as a soloist in the most important forums and tablaos in the world and has shared the stage with Tomatito, Los Losada, Farruquito, Gerardo Nuñez and poster with bailaores like Maria Pages, Israel and Pastora Galvan, Antonio Canales, Manuela Carrasco, Rafael and Adela Campallo, Torombo, Rafael del Carmen, company of Mario Maya, Antonio "El Pipa", Farruco Family, among many others. 

She was a part of the Arts Presenters, 46th annual members conference in New York, and performed a very successful six-month season at "El Flamenco," the most prestigious tablao in Tokyo, Japan. She was a guest artist in the shows "Bailador" by Antonio Canales, "Frente a Frente" by dancer Juan de Juan, "Abolengo" by Juan Manuel Fernandez, "Farruiquito" and "Dicen de Mi" by Joaqui­n Cortes. 

Throughout her career, she was participated in different festivals such as the Quito Flamenco Festival in Ecuador, the Flamenco Art Festival of Mont-de-Marsan in France, the Flamenco Art Festival in Monterrey, Mexico, the Festival of Jerez, Biennial of Seville, Suma Flamenca and the International Flamenco Festival of Albuquerque in New Mexico, USA.