Wednesday, 10th September, 7pm (doors open 6.30pm)
A talk about the history of fado, with a live performance, sponsored by the Instituto Camões
Fado is a performance genre unique to Portugal. It developed in Lisbon in the early 19th century, as a multicultural synthesis of Afro-Brazilian song and local musical traditions. This event will help you understand and appreciate this Portuguese cultural heritage.
Admission free. Booking is essential as places are limited. To reserve a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the library at 0207 926 0705.
This event forms part of the Lambeth Heritage Festival. For the full programme go to www.lambeth.gov.uk/heritagefestival