Born in Cape Verde in 1977, he started his artistic journey with African traditional dances. He is a PhD in Aerospace Engineering.


"Morna, my chest... Batuque, my knees and hips... Funaná, my feet and upper body... Coladeira, my smile... Cola San Jon, my hands... Tabanka, my lost voice... Lundun, part of me which I see in you... and the rest of the rhythms are the green that Cape Verde hides behind it's dry skin."

– Kwenda Lima