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Cape Verde Islands, off the west coast of Africa. Portuguese melodics to african rythms. Cesária Évora, Cape Verde's international star singer.
Saudade (singular) or saudades (plural) (pronounced [sawˈdadɨ] in European Portuguese, [sawˈdadʒi] or [sawˈdadi] in Brazilian Portuguese and pronounced [sawˈdade] in Galician) is a Portuguese and Galician word for a feeling of nostalgic longing for something or someone that one was fond of and which is lost.