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Music: Mayra Andrade among the 42 female personalities who stood out during 2019

Praia, Jan 21 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean singer Mayra Andrade is among the 42 female personalities who stood out during 2019 and competes for the prize, an initiative created by the Portuguese magazine Lux, in the music category with more two personalities. According to the website  Lux.pt, it was during a lunch in Lisbon, Portugal, …

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São Vicente: 2020 edition of the Baía das Gatas Festival scheduled for August 14, 15 and 16

Mindelo, Jan 17 (Inforpress) – City Hall of São Vicente announced Thursday August 14, 15 and 16 as the date for the 36th edition of the Baía das Gatas International Music Festival. The event, according to information available on the City Hall official Facebook page, takes place at Baía das Gatas beach, eight kilometers from …

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Music: JMN said that if morna is Intangible Cultural Heritage it was because Cesaria took her to the main stages of the world

Mindelo, Jan 16 (Inforpress) – Former Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves said in Sao Vicente that if morna is Intangible Cultural Heritage it was because Cesaria took her to the main stages of the world and there is no money to pay for this promotion. José Maria Neves, who was at José Augusto Pinto High …

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São Nicolau: Artist says working for inspiration and recognition of his work is the composer’s biggest challenge

Tarrafal de São Nicolau, Jan 15 (Inforpress) – Artist Adilson Rodrigues, better known as Didi, said one of the biggest challenges composers face is working “by inspiration” and “having recognition” of their work. On World Composer Day, which is being celebrated today, Inforpress spoke with this musician and composer, born in São Nicolau Island, more …

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Tabanca from ASA attends January 13 celebration at parliamentary house

Praia, Jan 14 (Inforpress) – The Achada Santo Antônio Tabanca Association was present today at the National Assembly to celebrate January 13th, wrapped in drum and horns, noting that the cultural manifestation was born during the struggle for freedom. Speaking to Inforpress, Gracindo Tavares Veiga, who spoke on behalf of the Association, argued that this …

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Music: SOCA acknowledges difficulties in collecting copyright

Praia, Jan 10 (Inforpress) – SOCA has admitted difficulties in charging music users for copyright fees, despite dealing with this issue since 2010 “for lack of good regulation” of authority that could put an end to the situation . The president of the Cabo Verdean Society of Authors (SOCA), Daniel “Dany” Spinola, told the press …

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Fogo: Txan Film launches contest to create the Djarfogo Cine-Fest visual identity

São Filipe, Jan 10 (Inforpress) – Txan Fim, in partnership with the Padre Pio Gottin auditorium, announced Thursday the opening of a contest for the creation of the Djarfogo Cine-Fest festival visual identity, according to the Press Release. Aiming to develop the cinema sector in Cabo Verde, this contest aims to select the logo that …

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Literature: Eugénio Inocencio launches in Portugal his new book “After the Sleeves come the Avocados”

Praia, Jan 8 (Inforpress) – Economist, businessman and former journalist Eugénio Inocencio presents his newest book entitled “After the Sleeves come the Avocados” (Double Loop). The work, an edition by Perfil Criativo – Edições, will be presented by Angolan economist and writer Jonuel Gonçalves, at the premises of the Cabo Verdean Association of Lisbon (ACV). …

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Music: Fidjus de Codé de Dona continue to honor on several stages the name of their father considered king of funaná

Praia, Jan 6 (Inforpress) – Ten years after the death of the great harmonica player Codé di Dona, his children continue to keep alive the tradition of the king of funaná, bringing this musical genre to the sound of harmonica and iron to various stages of the country and the diaspora. Fidjus from Code de …

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Literature: 40 readers participated in the 1st Mini Luso-American Marathon of reading lasting three and a half hours

Praia, Jan 6 (Inforpress) – Forty readers, including children and adults, attended Saturday, in the City of Praia,the first three-hour Luso-American Mini Marathon for reading the Moby Dick by Herman Melville. The initiative, promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Creative Industries, through the Institute of Cultural Heritage (IPC), took place at the National Library, …

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