Batukadeiras X

Summer Garden 2022

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Formed from the Batukadeiras Orchestra of Portugal, the Batukadeiras X group is a group of women that perform batuque pieces – one of the oldest musical and dance styles of Cape Verde, performed almost exclusively by women. In 2019, they were invited to participate in Madonna’s single “Batuka”, accompanying the American singer on tour.

Genre Batuque / Traditional


Summer Garden

This performance is part of the Summer Garden festival, which presents this year a transdisciplinary and eclectic programme, curated by Lisboa Criola – Dino D’Santiago, that explores several forms of artistic expression.

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