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Singers Omara Portuondo and Maria Bethania, two of the greatest divas of Cuba and Brazil in a CD-DVD
After several presentations in Rio and Sao Paulo, the two singers will continue on a tour of seven other Brazilian cities, according to an announcement by the Biscoito Fino recording company, which produced the discs.

Portuondo, 75, became world famous as the lead singer of the Buena Vista Social Club, while Maria Bethania, 61, is a member of the Tropicalista Brazilian Music Movement.

The recording company said the project began in 2005 when the Cuban met Bethania for the first time while on tour in Brazil. Portuondo said she became an admirer of Bethania the very first time she saw her singing in an international festival in Cuba.

The repertoire, chosen by the two singers, includes classics of both Cuban and Brazilian music history.


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