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Dino d'Santiago's "Eva" is among the best World Music albums of 2013 according to the Europe World Music Charts' juries.

The latest album from the Cape Verdean singer/songwriter was also distinguished at the Cape Verde Music Awards 2014, winning two of the four categories for which it was nominated: Best Acoustic Album and Best Batuko/Kola Sanjon with the song "Kabu Tchora."

"Eva" was released by LUSAFRICA not only in Cape Verde but also across several other European countries during 2013; and he successfully performed live at the second edition of the Atlantic Music Expo 2014 in the city of Praia - Cape Verde, Festival MED, Sol da Caparica & Sons do Atlântico (Portugal), Mit Afrika Festival (Germany), Ulsan World Music Festival (South Korea), KriolJazz (Cabo Verde), SummerStage Festival (USA), and Festival Minas Musica Mundo (Brazil).

“One of the discoveries of Atlantic Music Expo 2014” by Christine Semba (WOMEX). “I always really love Dino d’Santiago’s music” by Jung Hun Lee (Ulsan World Music Festival – South Korea). “One of the best concerts of Festival Med 2014” by Carlos do Carmo (prod. Festival Med). “Dino d’Santiago, son of Cape Verde. His music consolidates the country’s struggle and amorousness. His songs touch the soul of all who directly or indirectly descend from Mother Africa” by Gabriel Murillo (Festival Minas Musica Mundo – Brazil). “Dino’s work touched me in a very special spot where Jazz and World Music connect in a subtle and powerful way. A perfect combination of true talent, tradition, and newly beautifully arranged sounds” by Paula Abreu (prod. Summer Stage NY).
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