What do you know about fado? Test your knowledge with this quiz!
1. From which country does fado originate?
2. Fado comed from the Latin ‘fatum’. What does is mean?
- My heart speaks
- Of the people
3. Who is the most famous person from the history of fado?
- Amália Rodrigues
- Maria Callas
- Montserrat Caballé
4. Fado was first associated with prostitution and crime. Why?
- This music has its roots in prison
- Fado artists performed mainly in the streets
- This music was meant for the poor
5. What is the name for a female fado singer?
6. One of the instruments used often in fade is…
7. Who won’t be performing at Muziekgebouw this season
- Cristina Branco
- Sara Correira
8. Holland has its own well known fado singer. What’s her name?
- Nynke Laverman
- Joan Franca
9. Unesco hasn’t yet formally acknowledged fado as immaterial cultural heritage
- Not true
1: Portugal, 2: Fate, 3: Amália Rodrigues, 4: This music was meant for the poor, 5: Fadsista, 6: Guitarra, 7: Mariza, 8: Nynke Laverman, 9: Not true