Portuguese singer/songwriter Magda Mendes is the winner of the Gouden Notekraker 2018, the Dutch Music Industry prize from SENA for professional musicians.
With this prize musicians honour each other for the most inspiring artistic performances of the past season.
The nomination followed the release of Mendes´s new CD Oliveiras, presented to the Dutch audience in a serie of concerts in November 2017.
Mendes and her ensemble have been touring presenting Oliveiras in theaters in The Netherlands, see the new tour dates for 2020.
Magda Mendes, born and raised in Lisbon, has been living in the Netherlands for more than a decade. Since 2006 she has been touring with band Luzazul and has released three albums under her how name. In the last couple of years she toured with her program ‘Silêncio! The Fado wanders through…’ through all the corners of Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Den Haag and Utrecht, reaching a large audience in The Netherlands.