Joana Nunes Negrão
Joana Negrão is a singer, songwriter and musician (Portuguese Bagpipe, Adufe and galician tamborine) She graduated from Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of Lisbon in History and Archeology but her passion to the past led her, in the last 15 years, in the searching for the portuguese traditional old songs and the percussions played by women. She also had Classical Singing Technique with Ana Leonor Pereira and bagpipe classes in the Portuguese Association for the Study of the Portuguese Bagpipe. She worked with Dazkarieh from 2006- 2014 with whom she recorded 5 albums and made concerts around the world. Seiva is her actual folk-rock group also based on the portuguese musical traditions, with a first album recorded in 2014 and a new one coming out in 2021. Seiva already played in festivals like Folk Hebst in Germany, Eurofonik festival in Nantes (France) the Ghanafest Festival in Malta and the Night of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland. They also showcased at WestWay Lab, in the BIME City of Bilbao, at SIM São Paulo, and are INES Talent 2020 selection. They also played and streamed live for NAMM Festival and in 2021 they were part of the opening show at Womex, Oporto. She founded Repasseado agency who's in charge of booking and/or mangment of Seiva, Omiri, Bicho Carpinteiro, Lusitanian Ghosts and her new solo project A Cantadeira. She gave traditional music classes to the preschool between 2013 and 2019 and between 2017 and 2021 she gave classes of traditional songs and culture in Academia de Música e Belas Artes Luísa Todi, in Setúbal.