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Review: Mesa de Frades – One of the Best Fado Restaurants in Lisbon

Mesa de Frades is considered one of the top fado Houses in Lisbon by some of the best fado singers. This restaurant is placed in Alfama, the fado neighbourhood, and serves traditional Portuguese dishes and features some of the best fado, old and modern. Among Alfama’s small streets and alleys, on the top of the stairs, just coming off Rua dos Remédios (map), you arrive at the old chapel from Quinta da Dona Rosa. Converted into a small restaurant, the white painted walls still show beautiful tiles...
September 23rd, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, chapel, Church, concert, culture, fado, Family Friendly, music, nostalgia, Outdoors & Recreation, Restaurants & Bars, The Arts

Carminho – Fado revelation singer in Lisbon

Carmo Rebelo de Andrade, Carminho as she is known, is a young lady, 24 years old, excellent fado singer. So good that in 2005 she was given Amália Rodrigues Foundation Award. Carminho sings traditional fados and some of her own. And she will be at the old Parque Mayer (map), this Friday 18th of September at 9h30pm. Price – 5€ Related places: A Parque Mayer View Details and Book ...
September 17th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Attractions, concert, Events, fado, music, News, night, Outdoors & Recreation, Parque Mayer, The Arts

Listen to a different Fado – Concert at Parque Mayer on 29th of August

They say fado should have a Portuguese guitar, be serious, almost sad, you’re not supposed to dance to it and the singer should be dressed in black… Diolinda group sing a quite different fado. You should not expect any of this clichés… The singer dresses in bright traditional colours and it may make your feet start to dance. Diolinda is an amazing Portuguese group that got much of its source from traditional fado, but made quite a few changes to it. That said, it’s with a clear reason that...
August 28th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Attractions, concert, Diolinda, Events, fado, Family Friendly, music, Outdoors & Recreation, The Arts, traditional

A cheap night at Alfama – barbecue and fado party 28th of August

... party at Alfama. Alfama is one of the oldest quarters of Lisbon, a maze of small streets and alleys that bring alive the true spirit of old Lisbon. fado is its ultimate musical expression. This gathering will be held outside, on the stare case. Dinner will be simple but the best for the occasion, barbecue and cold green wine (there’s options for vegetarians). Along with this, there will be street fado out into the night. At the end, it may well turn into a jam session with people bringing their...
August 27th, 2009 | Alexandre Kühl Oliveira | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: alfama, Announcements, Attractions, barbecue, cheap, Events, fado, Family Friendly, green wine, inexpensive, olp part, Outdoors & Recreation, party, Restaurants & Bars, typical