Portuguese Artists To Honor & Aid Fire Victims

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Monday June 26, 2017

From Billboard

Portuguese Artists to Honor and Aid Forest Fire Victims With Solidarity Concert
By: Judy Cantor-Navas

Lisbon concert to raise funds for areas affected by tragic blaze in Central Portugal

Ana Moura, Rui Veloso, David Fonseca, CamanĂ©, Amor Electro and Carlos de Carmo are among the 25 artists representing multiple genres set to perform at a concert in Lisbon to honor the victims of last week’s tragic wild fire in Central Portugal and to raise funds for areas affected by the blaze.

Sixty-four people died and 250 were injured by the fire, deemed one of the greatest tragedies in the history of Portugal.

The Juntos Por Todos concert will take place Tuesday (June 27) at Lisbon’s MEO Arena, and will be broadcast live by Portugal’s major television networks and every Portuguese radio station, according to an announcement by the organizers. Sony Music Portugal, Universal Music Portugal, Valentim de Carvalho and Warner Music Portugal, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation are lending support for the concert.

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