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Music - Djocelyn

Music - Djocelyn

Djocelyn Mendes recently emerged victorious from the Cape Verdean singing competition TMC international (Tudo mundo canta).

Born in Rotterdam and brought up in a Cape Verdean musical family, Djocelyn Mendes maneuvers effortlessly through the various genres of the archipelago, from morna, coladeira to batuku and Funana. Initially, Mendes began as a background singer in gospel and reggae bands. Today, she feels the need to tell her own story. She recently participated in the Cape Verdean singing competition TMC international (Tudo mundo canta) and emerged victorious. With her raw velvet voice and energetic stage presence, she manages to grab the attention of the audience and enchant young and old alike. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her first EP.

Born in Rotterdam and brought up in a Cape Verdean musical family, Djocelyn Mendes maneuvers effortlessly through the various genres of the archipelago, from morna, coladeira to batuku and Funana. Initially, Mendes began as a background singer in gospel and reggae bands. Today, she feels the need to tell her own story. She recently participated in the Cape Verdean singing competition TMC international (Tudo mundo canta) and emerged victorious. With her raw velvet voice and energetic stage presence, she manages to grab the attention of the audience and enchant young and old alike. She is currently putting the finishing touches on her first EP.

Sunday June 9th  

13.30 - 14.00

LantarenVenster - Foyer


Pricing

This program is freely accessible as part of our LantarenVenster foyer program. 

Language and duration

Duration: 30 minutes

See also

Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Prins Bernhard cultuurfonds
Lira fonds
Partners
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère