The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. presented a multidisciplinary festival highlighting the magnificent art of the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking people, their impact around the world, and the global influences they came to embrace.
Vocalist Sílvia Pérez Cruz and guitarist Raül Fernández Miró from Spain perform a unique blend of jazz, flamenco, and fado music.
Al Andalusyun ensemble re-creates the age-old rhythms and melodies of Arab Andalusian music.
Aldo López Gavilán and Jorge Luis Pacheco are two of Cuba's top jazz pianists.
Manhattan Camerata explores the connections between Argentine tango and Portuguese fado.
Saxophonist Moreira Chonguiça from Mozambique performs contemporary African jazz with his ensemble.
José André, a nine-year-old Latin jazz phenom from Bolivia who is blind, made his U.S. debut.
Time lapse of Scott Gundersen creating a cork portrait
IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix
Presented in cooperation with the governments of Portugal and Spain
His Majesty King Juan Carlos
Festival Leadership Committee
José Andrés, Natalia and Carlos Bulgheroni, Helen Lee Henderson, Amalia Perea Mahoney,
Former President Felipe González Márquez, The Honorable Luis Alberto Moreno, and David M. Rubenstein
Governo de Portugal
Ambassador Elizabeth F. Bagley, Natalia and Carlos Bulgheroni,
Amalia Perea Mahoney and William Mahoney, and David and Alice Rubenstein
Caixa Geral de Depositos
Camões Instituto da Cooperaçao e da Lingua Portugal
Spain Arts & Culture
José Andrés Think Food Group
Wines of Portugal
Additional support is provided by The Honorable and Mrs. Thomas F. McLarty, III and Repsol.
Picasso Ceramist and the Mediterranean
Presenting Underwriter HRH Foundation
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.
David M. Rubenstein
Deborah F. Rutter
Vice President, International
Programming and Dance
Alicia B. Adams
Director, International Programming
Festival Co-Curator and Manager
Exhibition and Installations Design
Studio Adrien Gardère
So Blue So White
Fashions Centuries in the Making
Mickey Berra, Vice President
Glenn Turner, Head of Production Operations
Deirdre Kelly Lavrakas, Production
Assistants: Annette Dumas, Sara Ross,
Jeanne Sobel, Kathi Reynolds
Volunteer: Debra Simon