Tuesday, 9 December 2008

Portimão’s Amateur Fado Competition Finale with Special Guest: Joanna Amendoeira

What does it take to sing Fado? Could you sing Fado?

In the final heat of the amateur fado competition hear amateurs from nearby Figueira, Alvor and other surrounding areas of Portimão.

The finalist will win € 750, runner up € 500 and the third placed singer will win € 250.

Moreover, at the final you will have the opportunity to hear the professional young fadista: Joanna amendoeira.

A very Portuguese and entertaining show!

Saturday 13th December, 17.00PM

Venue: The final takes place in the state-of-the-art municipal theatre of Portimão

(known as TEMPO, TEatro Municipal de POrtimão).
Largo 1º Dezembro
8500-538 Portimão
(+351) 282 480 496

Links & Notes:
‘Fado (translated as destiny or fate) is a music genre which can be traced from the 1820s in Portugal, but probably with much earlier origins. It is characterized by mournful tunes and lyrics, often about the sea or the life of the poor.’ (Wikipedia)

Joana Amendoeira (my space)
Joana Amendoeira blogspot

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For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve!

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