Alegrías (literally "joys") is a flamenco palo or musical form, which has a rhythm consisting of 12 beats. It is similar to Soleares. Alegrías originated in Cádiz, located in southwestern Spain.
Alegrías belongs to the group of palos called Cantiñas and it is usually played in a lively rhythm. The livelier speeds are chosen for dancing, while quieter rhythms are preferred for the song alone. It is one of the structurally strictest forms of flamenco, i.e. a type of dance or musical genre from Andalusia.