Book on Sword Dances in Spain

Danzas de la provincia Huelva

In the areas of Andévalo and the Sierra de Huelva, in south-western Andalusia, sword dances and similar types of dances (with lances, sticks, castanets, arches and decorative sticks) are until today integrated in the celebration of religious ceremonies and festivities. The authors Juan Agudo Torrico,Celeste Jiménez de Madariaga, Francisco J. García Gallardo and Herminia Arredondo Pérez have published a comprehensive survey on these traditions in the Huelva Province.