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Easy Podcast: El abanico en la cultura andaluza

The abanico (hand-held fan) is a practical and ornamental accessory with a long, fascinating history.

Originally from Asia, when the folding abanico arrived in Spain it was quickly embraced by the ladies of Andalusia’s high society as a means of warding off the heat and displaying their social status. However, it soon became a staple of Andalusia’s culture at large, particularly its celebrated flamenco dance.

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  1. Easy Podcast - El abanico en la cultura andaluza - Easy Español Easy Espanol 4:04
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