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Tanxugueiras: “Terra”

“ESTA NOITE HAI FOLIADA,” the opening line of the song we’re featuring today, translates to “There’s a party tonight” in Galician! It’s a fitting choice because this evening, we’re celebrating the Galician Witches Night, and what better way to do it than with the enchanting sounds of Tanxugueiras? This talented trio of young women captured the hearts of many across the country with their song “Terra,” which secured a second-place finish in the 2022 Benidorm Fest. They came so close to representing Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest! Let’s dive into their magical music and embrace the spirit of this special night.

Tanxugueiras weaves together traditional Galician folk elements with a modern twist. Their sultry melodies, bewitching harmonies, and energetic rhythms carry the essence of Meigas, the mystical and free-spirited women from Galician folklore known for their healing and magical powers. Tanxugueiras’ music transcends borders, inviting the world to experience the rich tapestry of Galician heritage and the enduring allure of the Meigas. So, join us on a journey into this enchanting world and let the spellbinding sounds of Tanxugueiras take you on a cultural adventure like no other.