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All About Portugal | December 18, 2017

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Culture is one of the highlights of Portugal. At All about Portugal we bring you the names and the events that along the centuries helped to built and spread all over the world the Portuguese culture. Fado singers, painters, sculptors, writers, poets, musicians and the most prominent figures of the Portuguese history are here waiting for you to discover them.

Mariza – a symbol of Fado

August 27, 2014 | | One Comment

Mariza is one of the most worldwide acclaimed performers of the World Music scene. Mariza, the fado singer who has Africa in her veins

Mariza was born in 1973 in Mozambique. At the age of 3 she came to Portugal, … Read More

Portugal: An English View of a Cultural Landscape

May 3, 2012 |

John Pauline shares his thoughts on traveling to the country of Portugal. This is based on his own thoughts/experiences in his life.

Portugal has become well known to the travel industry and tourists alike as a relatively cheap ‘alternative’ to … Read More

Fado elected World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

November 27, 2011 |

Fado was worthly elected as World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. This distinction is the recognition of the importance of Fado has a symbol of the uniqueness of the country’s … Read More

Fado: the soul of Portugal in music

October 29, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Fado is a symbol of Portugal as it puts down in words and in melody our singular and true soul. Born in Lisbon in the 19th century it has conquered the world.

Fado music is par excellence the music of … Read More