Lisbon by night (video) Lisboa Menina e Moça Carlos do Carmo

Images of Lisbon by night…

Carlos do Carmo is a famous Portuguese fado singer. His voice is filled with saudade and melancholy, but also love, hope for a better future, or even happiness, that can be felt, for instance, in the street celebrations that honour Lisbon’s patron saint, Saint Anthony, every year.

Lisbon June12,  2011 Santo Antonio festivities in Mouraria

 

Lisboa menina e moça, menina (by Ary dos Santos/ Paulo de Carvalho)
Da luz que os meus olhos vêem, táo pura
Teus seios são as colinas, varina
Pregão que me traz á porta, ternura

Cidade a ponto luz bordada
Toalha á beira mar estendida
Lisboa menina e moça, amada
Cidade mulher da minha vida

(Lisboa menina e Moça)