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31/07/2021 - 08/08/2021
A summer festival which aims to promote local cuisine. It takes place over five days, at Alameda Infante D. Henrique, with a privileged view over the sea and to the sound of good music: the best conditions to taste delicious...
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As festas tradicionais da Madeira são normalmente uma mistura do religioso com o profano, com as missas e procissões a decorrer em simultâneo com a festa, que acontece em redor da igreja de cada localidade, ao longo de vários dias.Alguns...
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14/08/2021 - 15/08/2021
The Lady of Grace chapel festivities are one of the biggest celebrations on the island of Porto Santo every year. On 14 and 15 August, it is around this ornately decorated chapel that locals and tourists gather to celebrate their...
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18/08/2021 - 22/08/2021
Caniço’s Gastronomy Festival takes place in the centre of Caniço every year. It features several stalls, each representing a local restaurant, with the main goal of promoting local and regional cuisine. In addition to good food, music and street entertainment...
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28/08/2021 - 29/08/2021
The celebration of Our Lady of Piety takes place on 28 and 29 August in one of the main temples of the island of Porto Santo, the parish of Our Lady of Piety, in Vila Baleira.As in the other festivities...
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16/09/2021 - 18/09/2021
According to legend, several hopeless fishermen promised to build a chapel in honor to Our Lady of Piety if they were saved from the sea’s rage. This promise was fulfilled and now, for many years, on the third weekend of...
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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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From the second half of December until Christmas eve, Madeirans get up at the crack of dawn to participate in the masses honoring Our Lady.After mass, in the church square, people share sandwiches of “carne de vinha d’alhos” (pork in...
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