FADO

Fado, music of the world and world heritage


A shawl, a Portuguese guitar, a voice and heartfelt emotion. This simple image could describe Fado, a recognised symbol of Portugal, and a music of the world that is genuinely Portuguese.




At its heart is sentiment, lost love, longing for a departed one, everyday life and triumphs. After all, the vicissitudes of life provide endlessly inspirational topics.



They say fado is fado, that it is ingrained in the Portuguese soul, with no distinctions to be made. Even so, some dare tell a professional from an amateur singer. Professionals earn a living from their voice. Amateurs sing the Fado also known as vadio (vagabond), and this has different qualities, although longing is still present as a main leitmotif.
In 2011, UNESCO granted Fado World Heritage status, ...

http://www.visitportugal.com/pt-pt/node/73868

Fado in Porto only in Herança MagnaTM, https://youtu.be/gK7JUeeoAuM

Thanks to, Music of Fernanda Moreira; Photos of Urias Macedo, Pinto de Oliveira, Claudia Madur, Fernanda Moreira, Sandra Cristina e Lígia Ferreira.