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Fado is meant to be felt,
not understood,
or explained.
- Amália Rodrigues

An interactive museum to see, hear and feel Fado - Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Discover centuries of history and personalities that still reinvent and keep this heritage alive today. Visit us.

Get to know who sings, who plays and the history that unites all of us.

Personality of the Week

20 January, 1918 - 29 May, 1980


Author of great hits, such as Pomba Branca, Pomba Branca and Porto Santo, among others, Max also distinguished himself through his interpretation of fados with a very particular, even unmistakable, expression, singing fados from Lisbon and Coimbra.

Posters of Berta Cardoso


Fado Guide
Fado in the Streets of Lisbon
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