Christmas and NewYear’s Eve Festivities
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Expired
04/12/2020
10:00
For 5 years, this exhibition has been inspiring locals and visitors, in order to present the best “festivity” dinning table. Along 3 floors, you’ll be able to see the work of 3 designers, who were invited to decorate the 2020...
Showing
05/12/2020
18:00
São Vicente was once again filled with brightness, color and lights, to welcome this Christmas season. The Christmas lights were switched on, in all parishes in the municipality, on December 5th, which took on a new life, experiencing the magic...
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Because Christmas is made of nativity scenes, this year the parish of Jardim da Serra celebrates Christmas with an outdoor nativity scene.The crib that was set up, next to the premises of the Junta de Freguesia, in Rotunda das Cerejeiras,...
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The five parishes in the municipality of Câmara de Lobos celebrate the Christmas season where the party is made of light with illuminations and decorations alluding to this festive season.
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This year, in the civic center of the Estreito de Câmara de Lobos, an exhibition of the Child Jesus is part of the Christmas celebrations.
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07/12/2020
18:00
The Municipality of Porto Moniz dressed up for this Christmas season. The Christmas ornaments are present in the four parishes and give our county an extra shine in this area that wants to be full of prosperity and light. Note:...
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The Christmas Market features several decorated stalls offering tourists a wide range of regional products, handicrafts and foods that are typical of the Christmas season, including plants, fruits, sugar cane honey and its by-products, for take away only.The Market can...
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Largo da Restauração This Ethnographic Village presents live examples of local traditions, crafts, food, folklore and two traditional nativity scenes, promoting the tangible and intangible culture of Madeira.There are two types of traditional nativity scenes: the traditionalMadeiran one located outside,...
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10/12/2020
15:00
Taking place in the Concerts’ Pavillion, these dances in Madeira, obey soft rhythms, performed with some slowness, due to the climate and the physical conditions of the environment. The island of Madeira has its own dances, which show the popular...
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Held by the Estreito Parish Council and the Estreito Cultural and Recreational Association, this year we can admire an open-air nativity scene on display at Centro Civico do Estreito de Câmara de Lobos Square.
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This year in an outdoor format in the square of our center, the Refúgio da Freiras Association and Anacleto Camacho with their team opted to make the already traditional nativity scene that is a mark of our Christmas on top...
Showing
The traditional Câmara de Lobos nativity scene this year contributes to a special comfort for those visiting the parish, with the typical nostalgia of this festive season in Praça da Autonomia.
Expired
01/01/2021
18:00
Madeira’s Classical Orchestra celebrates its 56th anniversary, with a tribute concert to the 600 years of Madeira’s discovery. On this “Journey over Six Centuries”, you will listen to classical composers such as Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, as well...
Expired
04/12/2020
10:00
For 5 years, this exhibition has been inspiring locals and visitors, in order to present the best “festivity” dinning table. Along 3 floors, you’ll be able to see the work of 3 designers, who were invited to decorate the 2020...
Expired
10/12/2020
15:00
Taking place in the Concerts’ Pavillion, these dances in Madeira, obey soft rhythms, performed with some slowness, due to the climate and the physical conditions of the environment. The island of Madeira has its own dances, which show the popular...
Expired
15/12/2020
18:00
Duo composed by Nuno Vieira on viola and Lourenço Nadir on voice, with a repertoire that contemplates the sounds of the 60’s until today.
Expired
The religious celebrations preceding the 25 of December begin with a novena called “Childbirth Masses”, which are celebrated in the early hours of the morning from the 16 to the 23 of December. During the religious ceremony the faithful sing...
Expired
04/01/2021
11:00
Taking place in the Concerts’ Pavillion, these dances in Madeira, obey soft rhythms, performed with some slowness, due to the climate and the physical conditions of the environment. The island of Madeira has its own dances, which show the popular...
Expired
17/12/2020
18:00
Three musicians are the heart and soul of Gold Label band, where Décio Abreu plays the guitar, Filipe Gouveia the double bass, and Caio Oliveira, drums. They are a jazz trio playing their original themes and making their own musical...
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18/12/2020
18:00
The Choral Society was born in 1920 at the hands of a military group, calling for maestro Dr. Passos de Freitas, a Coimbra student who has reached to Madeira, wanted to put into practice the teachings and experiences of Coimbra,...
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In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
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19/12/2020
18:00
Four friends got together in 2016 with the aim of revamping traditional Madeiran music and exploring new genres using chordophones. They also added to their repertoire pop and rock sounds.
Expired
20/12/2020
11:00
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
01/01/2021
18:00
Madeira’s Classical Orchestra celebrates its 56th anniversary, with a tribute concert to the 600 years of Madeira’s discovery. On this “Journey over Six Centuries”, you will listen to classical composers such as Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, as well...
16/07/2021
This is the biggest Summer festival in the archipelago with a set of extreme variety of music styles – hip-hop, soul, funk, rock, rap, reggae and so much more.The entertainment is guaranteed during three summer evenings when live music concerts...
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10/12/2020
15:00
Taking place in the Concerts’ Pavillion, these dances in Madeira, obey soft rhythms, performed with some slowness, due to the climate and the physical conditions of the environment. The island of Madeira has its own dances, which show the popular...
Expired
15/12/2020
18:00
Duo composed by Nuno Vieira on viola and Lourenço Nadir on voice, with a repertoire that contemplates the sounds of the 60’s until today.
Expired
04/01/2021
11:00
Taking place in the Concerts’ Pavillion, these dances in Madeira, obey soft rhythms, performed with some slowness, due to the climate and the physical conditions of the environment. The island of Madeira has its own dances, which show the popular...
Expired
17/12/2020
18:00
Three musicians are the heart and soul of Gold Label band, where Décio Abreu plays the guitar, Filipe Gouveia the double bass, and Caio Oliveira, drums. They are a jazz trio playing their original themes and making their own musical...
Expired
18/12/2020
18:00
The Choral Society was born in 1920 at the hands of a military group, calling for maestro Dr. Passos de Freitas, a Coimbra student who has reached to Madeira, wanted to put into practice the teachings and experiences of Coimbra,...
Expired
19/12/2020
18:00
Four friends got together in 2016 with the aim of revamping traditional Madeiran music and exploring new genres using chordophones. They also added to their repertoire pop and rock sounds.
Expired
20/12/2020
18:00
Founded in 1971 within the former Academy of Music and Fine Arts of Madeira, has carried out a concerted intervention concentrated in the city of Funchal, presenting itself periodically in choral-instrumental recitals, opened to the resident public, as well as,...
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20/12/2020
21:30
The Choral Society was born in 1920 at the hands of a military group, calling for maestro Dr. Passos de Freitas, a Coimbra student who has reached to Madeira, wanted to put into practice the teachings and experiences of Coimbra,...
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21/12/2020
18:00
The band was born based on a rock project, having already acted throughout the country and in Europe. With a varied repertoire, they are one of the oldest covers’ bands of Madeira, still in active.
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In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
The Christmas Market features several decorated stalls offering tourists a wide range of regional products, handicrafts and foods that are typical of the Christmas season, including plants, fruits, sugar cane honey and its by-products, for take away only.The Market can...
Expired
Largo da Restauração This Ethnographic Village presents live examples of local traditions, crafts, food, folklore and two traditional nativity scenes, promoting the tangible and intangible culture of Madeira.There are two types of traditional nativity scenes: the traditionalMadeiran one located outside,...
The frst of December sets the opening of the Christmas and New Year festivities. On this date the Christmas lights are switched on ofcially in most of the streets of FunchalMadeira is flled with a festive atmosphere; the Christmas spirit...
Carnival is the frst big event in Madeira’s event calendar.In all counties of the archipelago there are small parades and themed parties where everyone wears a carnival costume.This event starts on Friday, before the “Entrudo” (Shrove or Fat Tuesday as...
It’s defnitely the most emblematic and colourful event of Madeira. For several weeks Funchal has the aroma of the flowers and the joy of thousands of visitors.The construction of the Wall of Hope (where children place flowers) and the flower...
Upcoming
05/06/2021
21:00
With almost 20 years of existence this is the ofcial event that opens the door for Summer in Madeira. Every Saturday in June an international competition takes place in Funchal’s bay, where each participating country chooses a theme and exhibits...
This Wine Festival is, overall, a cultural and ethnographic event.The Festival honours this sector of extreme importance to Madeira, attracting tourists as well as locals to several locations.A live harvest in a traditional estate is one of the highlights as...
Columbus festival it’s just one of the many good reasons that will make you visit the so called “Golden Island”.With a totally different landscape, Porto Santo is known for having one of the most beautiful beaches in the country with...
Upcoming
05/10/2021
10:00
Madeira’s Laurissilva forest, which is a world heritage site since 1999, and the natural patrimony of the archipelago are the reasons why this festival is celebrated.Activities like “levada” walks, canyoning in the waterfalls of the coastline or in the shores...
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20/12/2020
11:00
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
29/12/2020
11:00
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
Expired
31/12/2020
11:00
In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of year and regional cuisine.Taking place between...
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The New Year’s Fireworks display will last around eight minutes and is distributed over 52 firework stations in Funchal, plus 5 stations on the sea, as well as 2 stations in Porto Santo Island.One of the most important tourist drawcards...
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5 minutes prior to the great midnight show, there will be entertainment with fireworks and audiovisuals display, projected from the ground and swapping with dancing drones to the rhythm of the soundtrack, that will lead locals and visitors into the...
This is the major competition of trail running in Madeira. Year after year, this competition brings not only a vast selection of elite ITRA athletes as well as hundreds of other runners, gathering over 2000 participants.It’s a race of 115km...
28/05/2021
The Ultra Sky Marathon is a very demanding and technical competition that involves running in the mountains facing very unlevelled terrain.Between mountain and cliff climbing, this race goes through places where geo and biodiversity are hand in hand with competition....
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The religious celebrations preceding the 25 of December begin with a novena called “Childbirth Masses”, which are celebrated in the early hours of the morning from the 16 to the 23 of December. During the religious ceremony the faithful sing...
Expired
Largo da Restauração This Ethnographic Village presents live examples of local traditions, crafts, food, folklore and two traditional nativity scenes, promoting the tangible and intangible culture of Madeira.There are two types of traditional nativity scenes: the traditionalMadeiran one located outside,...
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