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The Light Band of the Portuguese Army gave a summer concert in Albufeira

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The Light Band of the Portuguese Army gave a summer concert in Albufeira

Next Friday, at 21:30, the summer concert of the Light Band of the Portuguese Army will take place in Pescadores Square.

An unforgettable concert promises Orquestra Ligeira do Exército (OLE), which will perform for the first time at Praça dos Pescadores in Albufeira. This is a show in which good mood is combined with impeccable musical technique.

This show is intended for the general public as part of the Army’s efforts to strengthen the close relationship between the military establishment and the community, and also has an institutional dimension, embodied in the presence of the Mayor hosting the event and the Army Chief of Staff.

The Army Light Band (OLE), established in 1979, is led by Staff Sergeant Candido Ameisha. Its big band style structure consists of five saxophones (flute, clarinet), four trumpets (fleeskorn), four trombones, two keyboards, two altos, drums, percussion and four vocalists.

By performing light musical compositions, OLE sought to enhance the taste for national music, developing for this purpose a work of collecting, instrumenting and disseminating popular themes, and today is considered a real “ambassador” of the Portuguese army in civil society. to the affirmation and enhancement of our cultural heritage.

Over the years, he has performed diligently in the country’s most prestigious concert halls and with a wide variety of artists and guests on the national and international music scene. His curriculum is not limited to national borders, he has already given several concerts abroad, especially for Portuguese communities and individual national forces.

Over the years, several composers, orchestrators and arrangers have maintained a close relationship with OLE, providing it with original and exclusive themes that often give rise to arrangements and orchestrations performed by numerous Portuguese musical groups.

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Praça Square will feature themes such as “Let’s Groove”, “Bang, Bang”, “You’re Under My Skin” and “Jump”, as well as tributes to Carlos do Carmo, Queen and Aretha Franklin. You will also hear songs by Bruno Mars, Wind Machine, In the Mood, Heróis do Mar and, of course, some of the best fado in the history of Portuguese music. The voices will belong to the already dedicated Alice Costa, Joao de Campos, Lina Rodriguez and Renata Marinho. At the end, there is a surprise that will lead everyone present into great excitement.

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English: Porto crushes Evanilson’s goal and assist | Portuguese football

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current champion, Porto showed its strength in the 2022/23 season of the Portuguese championship. Thanks to a goal and help from Brazilian Evanilson, the Dragons thrashed Maritima 5-1 this Saturday at home.

Top scorer Taremi opened the scoring. In the 12th minute, he received the ex-forward of Fluminense on the right flank and touched the goalkeeper’s exit. At 39 years old, Evanilson got his way by taking a right hand from Joao Mario, dominating and finishing well. Back in the first stage, Taremi scored his second goal of the day after rebounding a shot from Danny Loader.

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In the second stage, Spanish defender Ivan Marcano made Porto fourth in the 23rd minute. He took advantage of a rebound from a Galeno shot and a head into the corner of goalkeeper Miguel Silva.

Spaniard Tony Martinez finished fifth at the age of 30 with a header from Joao Mario’s next pass in the game. In the end, the Brazilian team, ex-Inter and Vasco, Claudio Vinck, scored for the Maritima: 5: 1. Evanilson noted an excellent game.

– I am glad to be able to contribute to another victory for Porto and start the championship with these three points in front of our fans. We know that every match is important, and we managed to impose our rhythm from the very beginning. We will continue to work to always achieve positive results, said the former Fluminense.

In addition to Evanilson, Galeno and Claudio Vinca, there were four other Brazilians on the field. Pepe started at Porto, while Gabriel Veron started the second stage with the number 34. Left-back Leo Andrade and defender Matheus Costa played for Maritima.

As a result, Porto leads the Portuguese Liga ahead of rivals Benfica, which beat Aroca 4-0 on their debut. On the next tour, the Dragons will visit Wiesela on Sunday the 14th away from home. Maritimo receives Desportivo Chavez on the 15th.

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