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This is an atypical musical proposal that combines different genres of Brazilian music with Latin sounds, (pop and electronic) thereby COMANDO MACONDO claiming the Latin American imagination.Their music can be delicate and intimate, while being pulsating and dynamic, with the warm and sensual voice of Spanish Markos Bayón, and sweet and evocative singing of the Brazilian Glaucia Mendes.In their concerts, the music is accompanied by visuals, performances and texts by the poet Rodolfo Franco also Brazilian. Markos, Glaucia and Rodolfo, launched the group in 2002, with the intention of giving a broader sense of friendship to their union. Drawing on the creativity and technical potential of each of them, thus are forging a project where the sound was merged with the visual. Their carefully done lyrics are often embedded with experimental poetry.Diego Antúnez, Nono Blázquez and Juni, joined a little later. Musicians highly experienced in various formations. COMANDO MACONDO is a project “transibérico”, against border and bilingual, because their lyrics combine Spanish and Portuguese. Its members are almost all Spanish from Extremadura and Brazilian residents in both countries, Spain and Portugal. An exotic dish with appetising ingredients…
The group “the Dervishes of Cairo” was born in the year 2001, with the purpose of safeguarding and to diffusing the Egyptian traditional and popular music and, especially, the sufie dances. Their force and their prodigious concentration capacity in the dance, as well as the music's brilliant interpretation and the trance rhythms that at great speed produce vertigo and happiness in the public have converted them, in little time, in one of the groups of more projection inside and out of their country. The “Derviches of Cairo” present to us a dynamic show, colouring of an impressive master with marked difference to the sufie Turkish dances. The team participates in various festivals and events, national and international, the intercultural festivals of the community of Madrid 2005 the first edition of folkloric festival of EL Cairo 2006 and won golden pyramid prize. They participated in the final ceremony of the Olympic games in Asia in Qatar 2006, and ultimately of Hurgada in the Red Sea, in January 2007. Today they act daily in the stages of Egypt presenting their art to the Egyptians and tourists who visit there from the four corners of the world.