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Monday, September 9, 2019


Spanish Fire is a stunning flamenco display of dance and music which will have performances at the forthcoming Hilton Arts Festival.

Join the international award-winning guitar duo, CH2, and The Montoya Spanish Dance Theatre in a thrilling stage production called Spanish Fire! Corneille Hutten and Maria Lorca Montoya have shared many a stage bringing an exciting combination of virtuoso guitar work and Spanish dance to the stage … not just in the ways of traditional flamenco rhythms, but with the sounds of familiar songs of the heart and melodies that carry you to a world away from the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives!

CH2 will be joined on stage by Maria Lorca Montoya and her dancers to set the stage on fire with fancy footwork, gentle use of flamenco fans and enticing rhythms of castanets.

Performances take place on September 14 at 10h00 and September 15 at 14h30.

The Hilton Arts Festival runs from September 13 to 15, 2019, in the grounds of Hilton College, near Pietermaritzburg. The Jongosi Youth programme runs of September 13 and all enquiries are on

Bookings for the festival itself are open online – - where you can also download the full programme and a list of where hard copy programmes are available. You can also book at the Box Office at Hilton College should you not wish to book online. Payments online are either by credit card or EFT – all instructions are on the site which is secure. All queries on 033 383 0126 or

The Festival is presented by Hilton College and tiso blackstar in association with Grindrod, Black Coffee, Extreme Events, DWR, Absa, Bidvest Car Rental, FNB, KZN Dept of Art & Culture, BASA, Southern Sun PMB, Stella Artois, Redlands Hotel, Maritzburg Sun, Caxton, SA Artist, Loud Crowd Media, Sappi.