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The band Calema, the duo consisting of brothers António and Fradique, has already hit more than 200 million views on YouTube and performed more than 200 shows in 2019 over 19 countries. The song “A nossa vez” hit 75 million views on YouTube and became Portugal’s most viewed musical video. The band Calema was a true phenomenon over the last two years in Portugal and all Portuguese-speaking countries. Brothers Fradique and António, from São Tomé and Príncipe, have made their wish of becoming singers come true. The second album, “A nossa vez,” was a huge hit and lead to an enormous tour in Portugal, several important Portuguese music festivals (Sol da Caparica, Expofacic, to name a few), and also to Madeira, The Azores and Cape Verde. The ANV tour also passed through famed venues such as The Olympia in Paris, Lisbon’s Coliseu and Campo Pequeno (both sold out shows) and with a highlight: a Gold record. The French market also welcomed the band. Calema’s songs were very successful in Paris’s Radio Latina. The duet with famous singers Simone and Simaria, with the song “Consciência,” is setting out to be a strong moment for the band’s career in 2020.
The band Calema is very engaged in social causes and both its members are Good Will Ambassadors for UNICEF in São Tomé and Príncipe, having also made dreams come true for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and also the Children of Africa Foundation (France) The band ended 2019 by supporting that year’s “Missão Pijama” (a special mission to raise awareness for children’s right to have a family).
The band’s third album was released in February 2020. This album has a lot of upbeat songs, filled with joy and light and good vibes, with an overall positive message. The “YELLOW” concept will be, without a doubt, the musical event for 2020.
The brothers Calema are definitely here to stay on the Portuguese music scene and beyond!
Both music label Klasszik and Calema have more than 1.5 million followers on social media. This represents a very strong and dynamic promotional strength.