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A nativity scene is a spontaneous creation which represents the birth of Jesus Christ, and has become an icon of Christmas in Madeira. While some maintain this tradition, others modernize it. Natural material is usually used, or any other which...
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01/12/2022 - 07/12/2022
Nomad Island Fest is the leading network and business festival for location-independent entrepreneurs and digital nomads. Nomad Island Fest is an interactive and inspiring business retreat, where you are surrounded by like-minded professionals from all paths of life, different parts...
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The true Madeiran Christmas traditions are shown in different locations throughout the island on different dates. The most well-known is the market night at the Farmers’ Market in Funchal on the 23rd of December. Many locals come from all parts...
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02/12/2022 - 27/01/2023
To the Sound of Mandolins, For the Good of Art!Recognized as the oldest and youngest Mandolin Orchestra in Europe, a distinction of relevance in a region of excellence within the European community, the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra® presents itself in the...
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07/12/2022
The thematic fairs happen weekly, being divided into different areas: Antiques and Second hand books, Gastronomy, Handcraft and Fashion, costume jewelry and decoration. These allow the regional artisans a closer way to show off their work, in an emblematic and...
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In the 2019 Christmas season, Câmara de Lobos presented the first innovative and pioneering project in RAM, through the Arrival of Santa Claus parade”. This initiative is expected to take place on December 7th, at 8:00 pm, when the Christmas...
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14/12/2022
The thematic fairs happen weekly, being divided into different areas: Antiques and Second hand books, Gastronomy, Handcraft and Fashion, costume jewelry and decoration. These allow the regional artisans a closer way to show off their work, in an emblematic and...
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Recognized as the oldest and youngest Mandolin Orchestra in Europe, a distinction of relevance in a region of excellence within the European community, the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra® presents itself in the 2022/2023 Musical Season with a unique artistic proposal and...
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The thematic fairs happen weekly, on Thursdays, being divided into different areas: Antiques and Second hand books, Gastronomy, Handcraft and Fashion, costume jewelry and decoration. These allow the regional artisans a closer way to show off their work, in an...
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The thematic fairs happen weekly, being divided into different areas: Antiques and Second hand books, Gastronomy, Handcraft and Fashion, costume jewelry and decoration. These allow the regional artisans a closer way to show off their work, in an emblematic and...
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The fireworks show for the New Year lasts about eight minutes and is distributed across 59 fireworks stations located across Funchal’s amphitheater (27 stations), Pier 8 and Praia Almirante Reis (25 stations), at sea (5 stations) and Porto Santo Island...
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Recognized as the oldest and youngest Mandolin Orchestra in Europe, a distinction of relevance in a region of excellence within the European community, the Madeira Mandolin Orchestra® welcomes the year of 2023 with its recognized and traditional New Year’s Concert,...
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22/01/2023
Funchal’s Marathon is one of the most important athletics event of the city and attracts several hundreds of athletes, some of which are worldwide references of this sport. This event is divided in 3 races: Marathon (42.195 m), Half Marathon...
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28/01/2023 - 29/01/2023
This is a famous and old Madeira tradition, held on the last weekend of january (28th and 29th), enjoyed with a special feeling by the local residents of Seixal, a small village located near Porto Moniz. This social gathering takes...
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10/02/2023 - 11/02/2023
February 10th and 11th The ‘Festa dos Compadres’ marks the opening of the Carnival season in Madeira, a tradition going back to more than 50 years, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Santana, an event to be held on...
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With three different routes, Ultra Trail, Long Trail and Short Trail, this event provides an incursion into the beautiful green area of Porto Moniz, through footpaths, levadas, forest paths and other mountain accesses. The route of this event takes place...
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This Enduro race combines an adventure in Madeira with the best of Mountain Biking!! In the “Bike Camp Experience” the athletes will camp, every day, in places of spectacular beauty.At TransMadeira, the objective is to cover about 200 km of...
Nature Festival
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Amidst the walks along the levadas which almost edge the entire island, the descents down the waterfalls in the mountains along the north coast, the bike rides through the forest trails and the knowledge of our cultural and historical roots,...
Festival Colombo
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21/09/2023 - 24/09/2023
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...
Wine Festival
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.At Praça do Povo, the Madeira Wine Lounge will be set up, recreating...
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14/07/2023 - 22/07/2023
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.An authentic tribute to the sun and the good vibes. Santa Catarina...
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02/06/2023 - 24/06/2023
With 20 years of existence this is the official 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 the...
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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...
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16/06/2023 - 17/06/2023
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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27/04/2023 - 21/05/2023
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...
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22/04/2023 - 24/04/2023
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...
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The official kick off of the Christmas and New Year’s Eve Festivities happens in the 1st of December, and is marked by the moment when the wonderful Christmas lights switch on in Funchal downtown.Madeira is flled with a festive atmosphere;...
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