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  2. Porto District
  3. Porto
  4. Fado na Baixa

Porto: Unique Live Fado Performance with Port Wine

Product ID: 283732
Discover true Portuguese fado in all its different expressions. Enjoy a concert in a music auditorium overlooking the Douro River. See a live performance with multimedia content that allows you not only to listen, but to explore fado’s history.
About this ticket
Duration: 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Portuguese
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a live performance covering the history of fado music
  • Hear a musical style that is part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list
  • Taste Tawny Port wine while you witness the talented performers
Full description
Experience fado, a form of Portuguese singing that is now part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. In a small auditorium, the performance takes you on a roaring history of fado, a style originating from the 1820's, bringing you up to the fusion versions popular today with new audiences.  

Enjoy a unique presentation of Coimbra and Lisbon's fado with impeccable technical and artistic quality. The show begins with traditional fado, filled with hoarse voices invoking a feeling of nostalgia. It then explores the mysteries and evolution of the Portuguese guitar, the faithful companion of all fado singers.  

The story then passes through Coimbra, the eternal city of students, which, swarming with passion and culture, witnesses the birth of its very own song. The fourth segment of the show is dedicated to Amália Rodrigues, who gives fado an unmistakable character and unprecedented recognition across borders.
Includes
  • Ticket for the live performance and multimedia contents
  • Port wine tasting
  • Programme and multilingual audioguide
  • Handmade chocolate

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Meeting point

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

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From £18.02 £14.41 per person

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 152 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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It wasn’t the first time me and my so attended a fado night. But this fado experience was different. You learn about the history of fado and the difference between the fado from Lisbon and the fado from Coimbra. This fado performance in the beautiful city of Porto is a delight and enrichment. Amazing performance of the musicians and the fadistas. A wonderful show.

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November 10, 2019

We really enjoyed the fado show and the information was very interesting. The people running the event were very nice and helpful. We will certainly be recommending this to friends and family. Also we will be listening to fado in the future to try and learn and enjoy the music more!

October 26, 2019

Lovely atmosphere

February 26, 2020

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Product ID: 283732