FADO HISTORY AND EVOLUTION
Fado is a unique music style, originally from Lisbon populars, mainly in Mouraria and Alfama, the oldest Lisbon neighborhoods . It's origins have been attributed to many cultural influences, from the remote Arab presence in Iberia to African music in the times of Portuguese empire.
How was the evolution of this music, until it was recognized in 2011 by Unesco, as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?
What are the main characteristics that define it?
How was Fado's relation with the Portuguese society during the last two centuries and the transformations it passed through?
For sure, many other questions might come during the Fado Night Tour and I will share the history and stories of Fado. Your experience will be wider than just see and hear it.