Mariza is the fame of the fado style, the national treasure of Portugal. Her performances literally electrify the audience.
Marizy's voice is called "magic, diamond, magnetic", and the phenomenon of popularity is compared to the most famous opera divas and pop / rock megadars.
Her repertoire is primarily traditional and contemporary interpretations of fado, but the vocalist also eagerly reaches for the morne of Cape Verde and blues standards.
For more than 17 years of musical career Mariza from the local phenomenon known to a narrow group of fans, Fado has become one of the most known and respected stars in the contemporary world music scene.
The artist has already released six original albums ("Fado em Mim", "Fado Curvo", "Transparente", "Terra", "Fado Tradicional", "Mundo") and received a number of awards, including Latin Grammy in 2007. She had the opportunity to collaborate with the best musicians and producers, such as: Jacques Morelenbaum, Gilberto Gil, Ivan Lins, Lenny Kravitz, Cesária Évora, Tito Paris or Sting, with whom she performed the anthem of the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 - A Thousand Years.
Mariza has proven that she is a world-class artist with an extraordinary talent that has a lot to offer. A young girl from Mozambique, brought up in the neighborhood of the famous Mouraria district of Lisbon, and became an artist beyond the circle of world music, retaining its national identity and Portuguese sensitivity.