Sonia Shirsat will present it

Sonia Shirsat will present Mundo Fado II, a concert of traditional and contemporary Fado, at 7.30 p.m. at the Kala Academy of Goa on Monday.

She will be accompanied by Portuguese musicians Flavio Texeira Cardoso on the Portuguese guitar and Pedro Miguel Soares on classical guitar, who have been specially flown in from Lisbon by Fundação Oriente, cultural body of Portugal, for this concert.

Fundação Oriente and Cidade de Goa, five star resort, have been partners in the promotion of Mundo Fado II along with other sponsors.

This concert is the first of its kind in Goa, which will present the combination of two different cultures and music.

It will comprise of traditional and contemporary Fados sung along with Indian instruments and Konkani music, putting forward the concept that Fado exists all over the world in all music styles and languages.

  • This concert is the first of its kind in Goa
  • Portuguese musicians to participate in it