Guitarist Tomatito.
Guitarist Tomatito.

The Municipal Auditorium Vera (Almería) has hosted tonight I International Awards Gala Flamenco in which he presented the award Flamenco Guitar 2016 José Fernández Torres 'Tomatito'.

The gala, by Juan Vergillos, and he has had starring José del Tomate, son of 'Tomatito', and his group, and it was presented yesterday by the territorial delegate of Culture, Tourism and Sports, Alfredo Valdivia, with the mayor of Vera, Felix Lopez, and Deputy Culture, Antonio Jesus Rodriguez.

This gala is included within the events organized by the Board to celebrate the Day of Flamenco in Andalusia, a date that commemorates the inclusion of flamenco, six years ago, on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Unesco.

In this celebration various sites of cultural centers such as the Centro Andaluz de la Fotografía involved (CAF) or Public Almería Public Library and other institutions such as the City of Vera, the Conservatory of Dance 'Kina Jimenez’ or flamenco clubs Almería.