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Mindelo Cultural

Mindelo Cultural

Your city your walking tour with live music through the cultural capital of Cape Verde

Mindelo is

colourful music enjoyment of life

Mindelo Cultural touches, moves and enriches

Come join us on our city tour to the nicest attractions of our charming Mindelo. With an integrated music and dance show of local artists!

Get fascinated of the unique cultural wealth of Mindelo! You are very welcomed.

TOURS & BOOKING

Feel the soul of Cape Verdean culture

We would like to share our love for Cape Verdean culture with you! We will show you the most beautiful sights in Mindelo and of course the best bars and restaurants, where you can experience authentic live music from talented artists in the nighttime.
Make yourself happy and appreciate local artists! And last but not least: Support social projects of our partner SOS Children’s Villages!

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We offer city tours for individual travelers and groups with different focuses. Choose the tour that suits you and let yourself be pampered with all your senses. Enjoy the Cape Verdean lifestyle and Make yourself happy and appreciate local artists! And last but not least: Support social projects of our partner SOS Children’s Villages!

Individual Tours

Mindelo by night

Mindelo
by night

2 hours city tour to the best bars and restaurants with live music

available

8:30 pm, every day except on Sundays

starting point

Centro Cultural do Mindelo

price

50 €

Mindelo by night



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    Carnival

    3 hours city tour included 15 minutes show of Carnival Queen

    available

    3 pm, every day except on Sundays

    starting point

    Ouril Hotel

    price

    65 €

    Carnival



       

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      Traditional
      music

      3 hours city tour included 30 minutes musician performing 6 Cape Verdean rhythms

      available

      10 am and 3 pm, every day except on Sundays

      starting point

      Ouril Hotel

      price

      65 €

      Music



         

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        Tradicional music
        & local delicacies

        4 hours city tour included 30 minutes musician performing 6 Cape Verdean rhythms and local delicacies

        available

        9 am and 2 pm, every day except on Sundays

        starting point

        Ouril Hotel

        price

        85 €

        Music & local delicacies



          Shore Excursions

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          Music & Carnival

          4 hours city tour included 30 minutes band performing all 6 Cape Verdean rhythms and 15 minutes show of Carnival Queen

          available

          see calendar

          starting point

          jetty of cruise ships

          group

          at least 6 people

          price

          76 €

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          Tradition & Carnival

          4 hours city tour included 30 minutes band with traditional dancing couple and 15 minutes show of Carnival Queen

          available

          see calendar

          starting point

          jetty of cruise ships

          group

          at least 6 people

          price

          86 €

          all inclusive

          All inclusive

          5 hours city tour included 30 minutes band with traditional dancing couple, 15 minutes show of Carnival Queen and typical Cape Verdean dishes

          available

          see calendar

          starting point

          jetty of cruise ships

          group

          at least 6 people

          price

          96 €

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          Music and danceshow

          2 hours included pick-up service 45 minutes band, traditional dancing couple and Carnival Queen

          available

          see calendar

          starting point

          jetty of cruise ships

          group

          at least 12 people

          price

          50 €

          GOOD TO KNOW

          • 50% discount for children aged 6 to 12, children under 6 are free

          • Certified tour guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian

          • Not included in the price: entrance fee in museums

          • in the calendar you find all dates for shore excursions of at least 6 people

          • other dates for group appointments are possible on request

          • donation of 5 % of our profits to our partner SOS Children’s Villages

          • Booking: 48 hours in advance

          PERFORMERS

          Discover the cultural diversity of Mindelo!

          Mindelo is the cultural capital of Cape Verde and famous for its vibrant night life far beyond the borders. At Mindelo the world famous singer Cesária Évora started her career and – due to her melancholic voice – put the group of islands on the map.
          The excellent artists of Mindelo Cultural perform on a high professional level and let you experience the heart of Cape Verdean culture

          Vida Boa

          The band Vida Boa exists since 2016 and consists of singer and guitarist Yáckass, bassist Ronny, guitarist Raf and percussionist Djodje. Vida Boa succeeds to musically transmit various atmospheres on a high level and touch the audience’s hearts. Their repertoire comprises all musical styles of Cape Verde such as Morna, Funaná, Batuque and Coladeira as well as international songs. Vida Boa can be seen and heard playing live in the most renowned restaurants and bars of Mindelo and can be booked for weddings, business and other events as well. Come and dive into the musical diversity and beauty of Cape Verdean rhythms with Vida Boa!

          Milla

          Milla Raguel Monteira da Cruz is one of the most talented Carnival dancers in Mindelo. After starting her career in 2012 for the Carnival group “Estrelas do Mar” she paraded the following year later for “Sonhos sem Limite” where she was responsible for the choreography. In 2014 Milla was elected the first time as “Rainha da Bateria“ (Queen of Drums), the most important position in a Carnival group. One year later she took part at a nude parade, just with body paint, and become a celebrated media star. With her extraordinary charisma Milla brighten up every stage. Be carried away by her sparkling vital energy!

          Erik David

          Erik David, better known as Dzenh Afronauta, was born 1991 in Praia and moved as a child to São Vicente where he first became involved with Rap. In 2011 with group members like Mark Delman, Gugu Boy, Kleiser, DNA and Kleiser Erik changed the course of national rap, especially inspiring the younger generation. He has already worked with several renowned artists such as Batchart, Shiva, Expavi, Vennas Madiba, NOS, GRapperz and others. Erik sang as a chorister at BandaXL, which accompanies several well known artists such as Mirri Lobo, Elji Beatzkilla, Jennifer Dias, To Semedo, Lura, Loony Johnson, Dynamo etc. In the beginning of 2024 Erik released his first solo album “Sankofa” which is available on all digital platforms. Altough Dzenh Afronauta is the new shooting star of the next generation of talented artists he remained rooted in the cultural heritage of his homeland and loves to share all traditional rhythms of Cape Verde with his audience.

          SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT

          We are there for one another!​

          Respect, solidarity and increase of equal opportunity are amongst our values. We want to do our part for a more just allocation of resources in the world and share the monetary success of Mindelo Cultural with a local social institution. Therefore we donate 5 % of our profits to the SOS Children’s Villages Cabo Verde. That way also children from financially disadvantaged backgrounds get the opportunity to develop their personality through artistic expression. With each purchase you do yourself as well as Mindelo’s youth development a huge favor. Since a joy shared is a joy doubled!

          CONTACT

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