Get ready to immerse yourself in the millennial history of the Abanico and become an expert in Seville's most sought-after item, hosted by the same artisans behind the famous Espadrilles Experience.
In this unique workshop, you'll learn how to use, examine, and communicate with this beautiful traditional accessory. Plus, you'll have the chance to keep one of your choosing as a memorable souvenir. The best part? All of this will take place while you party with our artisans in our workshop section.
First, our expert artisans will introduce you to the origins of the Abanico and the materials used in its construction. You'll discover how this item has passed through history, from the Egyptians to the Romans, courtesans, European nobility, and finally, to become the most representative gift from Seville.
After the brief history lesson, every guest will choose an Abanico to learn how to use it as a communication tool. You'll be taught the famous Abanico Language, where you can express over 30 things with the way you move it! This fun concept will help you learn the intricacies of the Abanico and have fun becoming an insider.
And that's not all! As part of the party, you'll be served great tapas and drinks, where you'll meet other traditions and hidden gems of the city. You'll get to enjoy the local culture and mingle with the artisans and other guests. Even just this part of the experience makes it all worth it!
Finally, each guest will leave with their very own Abanico, a wearable memory of Seville, and a really cool story to tell to friends. This experience is rarely available to visitors, and sometimes even to locals.
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to become an Abanico expert and make lasting memories in Seville.