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Morna Fest

Morna Fest (Praça Dom Luis, Mindelo, São Vicente) – held every December, this musical event brings together local and Portuguese artists who perform the soulful morna songs that these islands are famous for. Along with the live performances, there are also workshops, forums and lectures held in various parts of Mindelo dedicated to the advancement of the Morna scene. Artists participating in that event include: Bau, Tito Paris, Jorge Sousa, Voginha, Maria Alice, Fantcha, Carmen Silva, Tó Alves, Morgadinho, Chico Serra, Luís Lobo, and Dudú Araújo, among others.