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Following the award of the D. Diniz Prize, Katia Guerreiro will give a concert in honor of Vasco Graça Moura (1942-2014), the tireless Literary Director of the Foundation and President of the Jury of the D. Diniz Prize from its inception in 1981 until the most recent Prize awarded in 2012.

Katia Guerreiro is one of the best known Fado singers in Portugal.  She has performed several times at the Casa de Mateus, the first time when she was introduced by the renowned Fado Singer Carlos Zel.  Katia has had a celebrated national and international career, and has received numerous and prestigious prizes and honors, including the Ordre des Arts et Lettres of the French Government which gave her the commendation “Chevalier”, and the Comenda da Ordem do Infante D. Henrique awarded by the Portuguese government.

Click here to access the history of the recipients of the D. Diniz Prizes.