Fadista Sonia Shirsat along with a cast and crew under the banner of Fado de Goa, presented a concert ‘A Tribute to the queen of Fado’, to make the 20th death anniversary of fadista Amalia Rodrigues. Musicians Allan Abreu, Carlos Menezes and Orlando de Noronha accompanied the troupe.
Fado de Goa has been instrumental in promoting the Portuguese folk music form in Goa and other parts of India. Over 200 students who have undergone classes and training of this folk music showcased their talent at the concerts.
The concerts have been put together by students of Fado de Goa from the four batches that underwent training in Margao, Vasco and Panaji since 2016. Two performances of the concert were held at Kala Academy, Panaji and Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.