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News Cape Verde » Music: Report suggests Newcastle United could get Garry Rodrigues for £8.8m

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

A report from Turkey has suggested that Galatasaray will be selling their winger Garry Rodrigues in the summer, which will be music to the ears of Newcastle United. Newcastle have already made two approaches for the Cape Verde international. Turkish ...

News Cape Verde » Music: ‘Seeking Sanctuary’ celebrates immigrant stories through music and art

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The soaring melodies from Cape Verde, such as the sweeping romance of “Amor Transatlantico ... in Liberia,” according to the organization’s website. Through music, the artists hope to come to a creative agreement. Executive director Maya French ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Cesária Évora, Singer From Cape Verde, Dies at 70

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Publication date: Sunday 18 December 2011

Cesária Évora, who brought the music of the tiny Cape Verde islands off Senegal to a worldwide audience, died on Saturday in Mindelo, on São Vicente, her native island in Cape Verde. She was 70. Her death was announced by her managers. She had a stroke ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Fact and Constructed Fictions in the Bright Future Section of the International Film Festival Rotterdam

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

and with a talent for music. One day a stranger remarks that he looks just like a man she knew back in Cape Verde, which causes Miguel to book a ticket back to the home he’s never seen to look for the father her never knew. Reis and Guerra beautifully ...

News Cape Verde » Music: 10 reasons why Cape Verde is the most underrated winter sun destination on Earth

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Publication date: uesday 12 September 2017

Cape Verde's cultural gift to the world is morna - a lilting, rhythmic form of music which slipped into life on the archipelago (probably on Boa Vista) at some undefined point in the 18th century. Its spiritual leader is Cesaria Evora, a singer nicknamed ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Cape Verde: The tiny island paradise where ‘people breathe music’

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Publication date: Sunday 12 April 2015

There’s an old saying which states the Cape Verde Islands are home to a greater number of musicians per square kilometer than any other country in the world. In truth, such a definitive claim may be nigh on impossible to prove. But there is a certain ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Masters of Cape Verdean Music

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Publication date: Wednesday 24 July 2013

The Masters of Cape Verdean Music feature singer Maria "Lutchinha" Leite Neves and guitar player Zerui De Pina. Neves, a native of Cape Verde, has performed for almost 30 years and, since settling in Brockton, has continued to sing at at Cape Verdean ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Where the heart is: Maria de Barros sings the music of Cape Verde

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Publication date: hursday 05 September 2013

Maria de Barros has traveled the world, but her heart is in Cape Verde. Born in Senegal and raised in Mauritania and the United States, the singer, who appears at the Lensic Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Sept. 12, speaks Portuguese and French and ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Traveller's guide: Cape Verde

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Publication date: Friday 29 October 2010

Music-lovers can explore the indigenous offerings, ranging from the mournful to the manic (and which spawned such international names as Cesaria Evora, barefoot diva); cavers head to Cape Verde for the volcanic tubes on Fogo; birders are to be found wedged ...

News Cape Verde » Music: Marrabenta, Mozambique's popular groove, is rarely heard

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

For the latter, if you have delved into the popular music found in Portugal's former African colonies -- from Cape Verde to Angola to Sao Tome and beyond -- you'll already know about this kind of soulful singing; think of Bonga, Waldomar Bastos and the ...