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Porto: Fado Na Baixa Live Performance with Port Wine

Activity provider: Fado_na_Baixa

Porto: Fado Na Baixa Live Performance with Port Wine

Activity provider: Fado_na_Baixa
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Allow Fado singers to open their hearts and invite you to get intimate with Fado in all its unique and different expressions. Sip on Port and admire the transformation of Fado from past to present.

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Duration 1 hour
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Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
Audio guide included
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn why Fado is so moving with testimonials in your own language
  • Listen to all Fado, not only the highly marketed traditional Fado
  • Taste Pedro's Tawny Port wine in a cultural wine pairing with Fado
  • Get to know the exquisite Coimbra Fado, traditionally only sung by men
  • Do it all in a live Fado venue licensed by the Portuguese government
Full description

Four artists, male and female Fado singers and top musicians, open their hearts and invite you to get intimate with Fado in all its unique and different expressions. Immerse into the experience, with hand-picked personal testimonials in various languages, and see Fado up close and personal.

Experience first, traditional Fado, a highly marketed and intense style from Lisbon, where it all began. Then, enjoy the stylings of the unique Portuguese Guitar while tasting a Tawny Port. Listen and witness the nuances of the Lisbon and Coimbra playing techniques.

Discover the Coimbra Fado genre, completely unique to the Portuguese people and sung live by a male singer, a former student at the Coimbra University, as tradition demands. Then, in the fourth segment, discover Amalia Rodrigues, the queen of the Portuguese Fado. Watch how she transformed traditional Fado and brought unprecedented recognition.

Finally understand how Fado survives and thrives through the years. Through different poetics, fusions with other musical genres, and honoring tradition, Fado is preserved, as you will see by the end of the show.

Arrive early and informally get together with musicians and Fado singers as they arrive at the venue.

Includes
  • Ticket for the live performance and multimedia contents
  • Port wine tasting
  • Programme
  • Audioguide

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    Meeting point

    Fado na Baixa auditorium, R. de São João 99, 4050-553 Porto.

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 560 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
    • Service
      4.9/5
    • Organization
      4.6/5

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    We arrived late but were accepted and welcomed with a glass of port and the amazing vibes of fado. Very impressive, touching, warm... the two singers are in absolute connection with the public and manage to wonderfully transmit their attachment to this unique universe of their song. To do even with children.

    November 3, 2022

    A wonderful, intimate, intimate performance. Beautiful music, friendly atmosphere, fado performer encouraged to singing together, put a lot of passion and emotion into singing, very good port. We were with my husband and daughter (less than 5 years old - she said that you were singing nicely, and she kindly endured the whole hour despite the later time), we also wholeheartedly recommend it! best regards

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    November 2, 2022

    Fado na Baixa was entertaining and informative. The audience was first shown a few minutes of a documentary explaining the meaning and history of Fado, followed by a live singer. This format was repeated throughout the evening. It was very enjoyable! If you reserve your seats in advance, your name will be placed on the seat of your assigned chair, which was a nice personal touch. It is a slight uphill walk to the door, but you will be greeted with a nice cold bottle of water to offset that, followed by a wine glass of port wine just before the performance begins.

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    October 10, 2022

    Product ID: 283732