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Fado in Madeira - CLOSED

Rua Conselheiro Jose Silvestre Ribeiro 1 | Cinemax - Marina Shopping, Funchal, Madeira 9000-045, Portugal
+351 962 034 787
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Thoroughly enjoyed the show

It's one show per day at 6 pm apart from Monday. Compared to the Fado of Lisbon, Fado of Madeira is... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Simone_hammy_bunny
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England
via mobile
A memorable experience

These people are very talented and we enjoyed their show. You can tell that they sing from the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Daniela T
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Brasov, Romania
via mobile
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A symbol of the nation, it tells stories of the sea, the people and nostalgia (saudade). The emotion of the voice, accompanied by the classical guitar and Portuguese guitar, so charmed UNESCO that it declared the Fado to be Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. See “Fado in Madeira” today and experience this passion in a show that expresses the soul of Portugal. Daily at 6 p.m. in Funchal.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Rua Conselheiro Jose Silvestre Ribeiro 1 | Cinemax - Marina Shopping, Funchal, Madeira 9000-045, Portugal
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+351 962 034 787
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"small audience"
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"portuguese guitar"
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"female singer"
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"performers"
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"mandolin"
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

It's one show per day at 6 pm apart from Monday. Compared to the Fado of Lisbon, Fado of Madeira is more lively. Also unlike other places there is no food nor drinks served. It's a small auditorium to enjoy Fado.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

These people are very talented and we enjoyed their show. You can tell that they sing from the heart.

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Don't listen to Terry H, who obviously did not read up on Fado! This is not only a wonderful show with the best musicians and vocalists in Funchal, and a great bargain to boot, it is also a great Fado experience! If you don't know...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Don't know why they don't promote this show a little more or drop their prices to get more people in. An extremely talented quartet doing a fantastic Fado taster. If you're open-minded about your music I'd recommend this. I think they're used to small audiences...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

What a confusing experience. I had booked online before travelling as I wanted to ensure a seat. I need not have bothered as there were only another 6 people in the audience. The young man on the door dashed in and said we would be...More

Thank Terry H
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FadoinChiado, Owner at Fado in Madeira, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for review. Regarding the show we would like to inform you that this is a music concert concept, so the artist do not talk during the performance, they sing fado music, and this is the tradition, the fado music is to...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I went to this show on Tuesday evening...and not because it was a wet night as we had planned to go anyway !! It lasts about 50 mins and was excellent but such a shame more people didn't attend. It seems to...More

1  Thank neil s
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went to see this after reading other TripAdvisor reviews. It was really good. I hadn't realised before that Fado was Portuguese folk music. It needs to be better publicised though as there were only 4 in the audience.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Really enjoyed this, the musicians - players and singers did a great job. We even got to join in! - Small audience, this performance deserves to be seen by lots and lots of visitors and maybe locals too. Do go along, very welcoming front of...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The show consisted of a "mandolin" or Portuguese guitar player, a guitarist, a male and a lady singer. All were very talented and performed well. It was entertaining and Fado Live was an experience for 50 minutes. But with such a small audience it fell...More

1  Thank Roy S
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Got a private show, was a bit awkward but worth it. The guitarists were magnificent and the female singer too. 18:00 pm, it was good to go and support local culture, and a nice way to get to know Fado outside of youtube.

1  Thank PolinaSk
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