Trendenz was highly surprised by both the song and the video “Oração” by A Banda Mais Bonita da Cidade, one of the best bands to emerge from the Brazilian music scene. The song was a huge succes and weeks after its realease on Youtube more than one million people had watched this video on that platform.
Today, September 29, Madrid is hosting the so-called Youfest, the Festival for the Youtube Genereation which began yesterday and ended with Primal Scream. Today’s shows feature Buraka Som Sistema and Underworld, along with A Banda Mais Bonita da Cidade who will be performing their most iconic tracks, most of them a well succeeded reinterpretation of Brazilian songs from some of the country’s most talented composers.
After Madrid it will Lisbon’s turn to see them once again on October 4 at Sala TMN and to listen live songs like “Solitária” a song of both despair and hope, the funny “Mimimi” and the eternal classic Oração, among others.
Portuguese design products exhibited like works of art in a museum is how visitors at the Milan Design Week will get to see some of most interesting brands in this event. Between April 17 and April 22 seventeen Portuguese design brands in the areas of lighting, furniture, tapestry, accessories and fashion will be side by side with the major international brands in Milan.
This group features both old and new brands which have decided to join together in order to show the quality of Portuguese design. Attitude, Antiga Barbearia de Bairro, Boca do Lobo, Boa Boca Gourmet, BRABBU, Corque, Dada, Delightfull, Insidherland, Kess Kiss Pass, LUZZA, Maus, Mood, N16, Renova, Rewash Lamps, So True, Tapeçarias Ferreira de Sá and Wewood are the brands that decided to take to this city. Some of them have already made a name for themselves thanks to their innovating products, whereas others are fairly recent projects which drawn already the attention of specialized retailers both in Portugal and abroad.
This presence in Milan relies on the collaboration with Portugal Brands which, since 2008 has promoted more than 60 brands abroad. With the support of this organisation and a fair deal of hard work, these brands can now be found in renowned shops around the world from Berlin to New York, Paris or Stockholm.