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Fado – for the love of saudade

When you stroll through the streets of Porto, you might be lucky enough to discover fado, sung in small taverns by the people for whom it is not just music but a state of being. This is a little insight to the world of fado, the unique portuguese music of heartache, melancholy, laughter and crying. Fado means “fate”, it is sadness, it is happyness, it is saudade, fado is life.

Welcome, take a seat! Shhhhh! They are about to sing.