In the energy she gives on
stage, or when she talks about
her songs, Pongo always refers
to her childhood in Angola. She
systematically returns to this
little girl from Luanda who
protects herself from adult war
thanks to music and dance, in
her own little world. A sweet
Exiled to Lisbon, she will put aside chaos to keep the scents, the colors, the memories of this childhood. Especially the sounds, the vibrations and the melodies of her native Africa, as a girl who danced Kizomba and Semba long before she could walk.
It was therefore in Europe that she grew up, where she built her project: Making music,
singing her songs, playing them on stage, meeting people to share joy and pleasure
Her path has often been difficult, disappointing, rejecting, pounding. This is what made her a strong, determined and above all a free woman.
Her voice, powerful, rhythmic, but also fragile and sensitive, leads into a bewitching
universe, on the borders of dance and saudade. Where no one had taken us before.