Dino D'Santiago

Dino D’Santiago goes on “mini-tour” of the Ria Formosa

The singer and songwriter will give four concerts on four islands next week, culminating his tour at the Teatro das Figuras in Faro on June 10.

The third edition of the On Board mini-tour, which featured Branko last year and Capitão Fausto in 2021, will feature singer and songwriter Dino D’Santiago.

The whistle-stop tour of the Ria Formosa islands will see Dino D’Santiago perform on Ilha da Culatra (Tuesday 6), at the boarding pier on Ilha dos Hangares (Wednesday 7), at the Santa Maria Lighthouse, on Ilha do Farol (Thursday 8), and Ilha Deserta (Friday 9).

The itinerary of the Cape Verdean musician, born in Quarteira, culminates with a show at the Teatro das Figuras in Faro on June 10 (Saturday).

The sessions on the islands, which are free of admission, start at 19:00 and last for one hour. Three special boat routes will be available for concertgoers on the days of the sessions, leaving from the Portas do Mar pier in Faro at 17:30, 17:45 and 18:00, with the return to Faro scheduled for 20:30. The transport tickets are available for return trips only and cost €18,

Tickets for the show at the Teatro das Figuras on June 10 at 21:30 cost €20.

Dino D’Santiago, who mixes traditional Cape Verdean funaná with electronic music, made his solo debut in 2008 with “Eu e os Meus”, followed by “Eva” (2013), which won two Cabo Verde Music Awards.