Fado is the most traditional music genre from Portugal. It was considered World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 2011. This album is for all who enjoy the tradition and habits behind the fado music.
NOITE DE FADO Fátima Santos acompanhada por José Luis Iglésias (guitarra portuguesa) Francisco Chuva (viola de fado) 21 de Outubro, PM PicNic Restaurant 233 Ferry St., Newark, NJ
Fado singer in clay by Vanda Palma - Alentejo, Portugal
Guitarra Portuguesa, Fado
5 Fado Facts (and the best places in Portugal to experience it) | via The Huffington Post | 12/09/2013 Fado is traditional folk music popular in the Lisbon area of Portugal. Melancholy by nature, the music includes instruments like guitars and mandolins with one Fadista singing poetic lyrics related to darker elements of love, death and sadness. The music may, however, occasionally include some humor. If your late season travel includes Portugal, be sure sure your experience includes Fado.