Flamenco shoes are part of the outfit that flamenco dancers wear. The collective term flamenco is understood certain songs and dances from Andalusiawhich have been part of the cultural heritage of humanity since 2011. The very earth-bound dance, in which the ground contact and a lively and rhythmic foot technique are central components, is danced with special dance shoes. These are usually made with wooden heels studded with nails to enhance the rhythmic effect of the steps.
Flamenco shoes – construction and material
The flamenco shoes are dance shoes that the Special requirements for the very spirited dance style be fair and therefore have to have special properties. The flamenco shoes are worn as part of the dance costume by men and women and differ in design and heel height. Flamenco shoes are also available for children. The outsole needs to be thick and firm and is usually reinforced with various materials suitable for you high weight of the shoe ensure their special sound and are very durable. Depending on the model and supplier, the outsole is sewn with thick thread, whereby the seam is either visible on the underside of the shoe or is covered by a protective sole that also protects the shoes from possible cracks. Also in the toe and heel area The flamenco shoes are reinforced which gives them a slightly clumsy look. In contrast to normal casual shoes, they have a relatively high net weight and are comparatively hard and stiff.