About Liana

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY •Starts singing fado at the age of 9, in Coliseu dos Recreios. At 14, wins the “Grande Noite do Fado 94″ as a juvenile and at 16 as a senior •Among other 11 first prizes, she wins in 2000 the Festival RTP da Canção •Under the direction of Filipe La Féria, she stars in “Amália - The Musical” for five years in a play that became the most successful ever in Portugal, recording also a CD and a DVD of the show and winning a prize for best new actress •Having two recorded albums in tape from her first career years as a child (94 and 96), her first professional album is released in 2004, under the title “Fado.pt”, an experimental work •In author´s edition releases the cd “Sombra” in 2005 •Joins the band Stockholm Lisboa Project, that mixes Portuguese and Swedish traditional songs and releases “Sol” in 2007 - www.stockholmlisboa.com •Departs to London with a scholarchip given by GDA, and resides there for nearly three years managing a fado restaurant, producing several cultural events of Portuguese music, literature, handicrafts and gastronomy, while studying for a degree in Tourism Management • In 2008, held with the singer Reem Kelani, the concert “From Palestine to Portugal”, commissioned by Musicport Festival and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, where she sings in both the Portuguese and Arabic languages •In 2009, releases “Diagonal” with Stockholm Lisboa Project, receiving the German Record Critics Award 2009 and a nomination for Best Group and Best Cross-cultural Collaboration on the Songlines World Music Awards 2010 •Liana toured Australia, USA, Canada and Brazil and several European countries (Spain, France, Luxembourg, Swiss, Sweden, England, Germany, Holland, Finland, Romania, Austria) •In 2010 returns to Portugal to produce her new solo album and is invited by Filipe la Féria to star as Severa and Hermínia Silva in the musical "Fado - História de um Povo" in Casino Estoril. PERSONAL LIFE I'm mostly proud of the following: • I sponsor a child in Mozambique for many years - Altino, now 12 - through http://helpo.pt • I'm a member of the animals rights association proudly promoting vegetarianism http://blogdaanimal.blogspot.com • I do volunteer with elderly people in several senior homes and parish councils in the Lisbon district - http://www.bolsadovoluntariado.pt BIOGRAFIA ARTíSTICA • Liana começou a cantar o fado, com apenas 9 anos de idade, no Coliseu dos Recreios. Aos 14 anos vence a «Grande Noite do Fado de 1994» em juven

New CD launching at Palácio Foz

Liana’s new album “Embalo” launching took place at Palácio Foz on the 28th December.

By governmental invitation, the concert was part of the closing ceremony of the European Year of Citizens 2013.

On the music Liana was sided by António Dias, Nelson Aleixo and Jorge Carrreiro.

The concert was sold out and a complete success.
Be alert for more concerts near you.

Credits: Dinis Muacho