Elida Almeida

July 14, 2016 - 09:00 PM

Price: 30 $

Fairmount Theatre

5240 avenue du Parc (corner Fairmount) Montréal, QC H2V 4G7

You can also purchase your tickets at the main box office.

Description of the concert:

Winner of the RFI 2015 Discoveries Award with her album Ora Doci, Ora Margos (meaning “sweet moments, bitter moments” in Cape Verdean Creole), this songwriter, composer and performer “delicately chronicles the torments and hopes of a generation” (RFI, 2015). Signed up by Lusafrica, the record company known for huge Cape Verdean voices such as Cesaria Evora and Lura, 23-year-old Elida Almeida, crowned with a “joyful presence” (Le Monde, 2015), is setting out to conquer the world with her energetic blended rhythms.

Elida Almeida (Cape Verde)

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Biography of the artist:

If there’s a young artist truly worth discovering this year, that artist is Elida Almeida. Originally from Santiago island in Cape Verde, she recently won the 2015 Prix Découvertes RFI for her first album, Ora Doci, Ora Margos (“sweet moments, bitter moments”), giving a nice boost to an already promising career.Just two years ago, she was singing in the bars of Praia, the Cape Verde ...

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