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CANTE ALENTEJANO SCHOOL

Cante Alentejano is an a capella traditional singing style from the Portuguese region of Alentejo, which has been acknowledged by  UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage, on the 27th November 2014.

 

The Rancho de Cantadores de Paris is the only Cante Alentejano group in France, and the first international group in the world. In order to safeguard this Portuguese polyphonic singing genre, in June 2017 the Compagnie des Rêves Lucides founded a Cante Alentejano school in Paris, the first one being created outside Portugal.

 

To learn more about Cante Alentejano, here are some videos:

Short version, subtitled in English : https://youtu.be/_Pn53uSYwOM

Long version, in Portuguese : https://youtu.be/OGmCNJ6RGEs

All the interested people older than 18 years old, of feminine or masculine gender, from no matter which origin, motivated and available for rehearsals on Tuesday evenings, with or without notions of the Portuguese language. One just needs to want to sing and pay the 40€ annual fee (or 25€ reduced price) .

 

For any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

The rehearsals of the school are weekly and for free, for those who pay the 20€ annual fee. On the second Tuesday of every month, instead of rehearsing, the students and the group meet at the pub The Quiet Man (Quartier Beaubourg) to eat, drink and sing spontaneously. The students who reach a good level in Cante may join the group Rancho de Cantadores de Paris. The members of the group have free access to the advanced level rehearsals, concerts and trips with the Rancho de Cantadores de Paris.

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CANTE ALENTEJANO WORKSHOPS

 

- Every Tuesday at Paris XIX.

- Every Tuesday at University of Paris Nanterre.

- Annual fee: 40€ (25€ reduction).

 

- Spontaneous Cante session on every 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Quiet Man pub, 5 rue des Haudriettes, Paris III.

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