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Miguel Bandeirinha

Portugal

Miguel Bandeirinha is a fado singer from Oporto, born in a family of singers and owners of Houses of Fado. His professional career began in 2009 by becoming a consistent presence in newspapers, radio and television stations, Fado Houses and stages from all over the world. In 2011 he released his first album “Fados do Meu Fado” and in 2013 he released “Cada Palavra que Canto”. In 2015 he became a finalist in the television show Got Talent Portugal, where he excelled for his powerful voice and masterful interpretations of traditional fado. This young fado singer is inspired by the great names of Portuguese music, who shape his way of singing and seeing fado.

MIGUEL BANDEIRNHA presents the traditional FADO, the musical expression of Portugal. FADO IS PART to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Miguel´s performance takes us to the environments of the ``"CASA DE FADO" TRADITIONAL FADO HOUSES typical of this sonority. The magic happens when he travels through the melancholy of guitars by the lament and strength of his voice.