Branislav Krajčo “Flaco de Nerja” was born in Bratislava. The first contact with a guitar in 13 years when recognizes flamenco, which finds its expression and inspiration. Even as a 16-teens concerts for the first time before an audience in his hometown.
In subsequent years, he travels to Granada, where he attended master classes with flamenco Emilia Maya. Since that time living between Spain and Slovak. Core group “Los Caminos”, also co-founder of the civic association “Peña Flamenca-La Pasion and Flamenco Festival in Bratislava.
In 1998 he goes on tour in Colombia and operates the following year in Spain in Nerja, where obtained his stage name “Flaco de Nerja”. End of your stay in Nerja traveling on a tour of Brazil and Germany. Since 2000 concerts in Paris, where record programs for Radio Cultur France Television and France 2. At this time, based on his debut CD called Axarquia.
In 2001 and 2004, as the only Slovak flamenco guitarist becomes a finalist in the national contest “Concurso Nacional de Arte Flamenco de Córdoba” (included Manolo Sanlúcar) and the Concurso Nacional de Concierto de Guitarra in Barcelona. At this time, it is also invited to join the project “Homenaje a Paco de Lucía”, with which travels around Europe. Flaco’s inclusion among the best guitarists of the young generation. Spanish newspaper (Diario Málaga) him for his virtuosity and unique composition characterized as a guitarist that is expected of great benefit to game flamenco concert. He presented their art in countries such as: Brazil, Colombia, England, France, Spain, Austria, Germany, Portugal – the Azores, Israel, Switzerland etc. He has performed at prestigious festivals such as Flamenco Festival Sanlucar de Barrameda- Spain, Flamenco Festival Wien, Flamenco Festival Nürnberg, Flamenco Festival Bratislava, Blumental Felicja- Tel Aviv, Atlantikfestival- Azores, Schubertiade-Austria etc.
Performance is by reviewing the different flamenco styles, “Palos” (Alegrías, Bulerías, Tangos, salted,) etc. It is made up of traditional Andalusian dances and jazz of topics that are perched in flamenco rhythm. In certain subjects, such as .: tangos and rumba artists represent their improvisation concert supplying its uniqueness. Music production as inherent expressive dance. Rhythmic zapateado (STEP) and graceful movements are one expression of Andalusian folklore. The audience can enjoy a fusion of traditional and modern flamenco full of ebullient rhythm Andalusian melodies and passionate dances that express the character of southern Spain – Andalucia. Artists portrayed in this program were presented to the world stage in Spain, Brazil, Colombia, Israel, France, Germany, England a.i. Their professionalism has been positively reviewed by the media in our country and abroad.
Flaco de Nerja – flamenco guitar
Sandra la Chispa- dance
Dino de Valeria- percussion
Janis Raptis- flamenco guitar