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Mandas is the artistic name of Noelson Teixeira, born in Bissau and currently based in Portugal. After being part of the musical project Noisemakers, in collaboration with Foster, Mandas began his solo career in 2018. Since then, he has performed all around the world, from Guinea-Bissau to Brazil, from Russia to the Philippines and China, where he was a resident DJ at the renowned Play House nightclub.

Whether opening shows for Tiesto and Armin Van Buuren or sharing the stage with Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand, Steve Angello, or Far East Movement, DJ Mandas has become an essential name in the global Afro House scene. His productions, incorporating traditional sounds from Guinea, are influenced by his daily life and significant events in his life.

Summer Garden

This event is part of the Summer Garden programme, which welcomes an eclectic group of artists from various cultural and musical backgrounds. Curated by Lisboa Criola and Dino D’Santiago. More info


The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation reserves the right to collect and keep records of images, sounds and voice for the diffusion and preservation of the memory of its cultural and artistic activity. For further information, please contact us through the Information Request form.


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