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All About Portugal | December 18, 2017

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Thanks to the contact with other cultures Portugal’s music expresses influences from several parts of the world. Yet, the highest expression of the country’s essence is Fado, our own music style that mirrors the heart and the soul of the Portuguese people.

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

Trovante

October 20, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Trovante are one of the most emblematic Portuguese bands with a career that goes back to the 1970’s and is filled with unforgettable hits.

Trovante are one of the most emblematic music bands from Portugal, dating back to 1976, that … Read More