Funchal

A New Year Commemorative Concert with the full Orchestra, focused on sending a message related to ‘Signs of Hope’. The Orchestra always tries to approach the history of the community to which it belongs, and it is based on that...
  • 20/06/2021
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Bringing in the New Year with a bang! Magic happens when you watch the fireworks display on the old city quay and the party continues into the night with a musical show in Largo das Palmeiras, where entertainment and good...
  • 20/06/2021
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The municipal square is entirely dedicated to children and families, with a wide range of activities, where moments of fun and joy are allowed for, recreating the Christmas spirit and atmosphere.
  • 20/06/2021
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This is the day on which festive lights are switched on. Residents and tourists alike go out into the streets to enjoy the magic of Christmas lighting. There are carols reminiscent of the season and an area entirely dedicated to...
  • 20/06/2021
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Promoted by Madeira’s Classical Orchestra Association, the second Funchal Early Music Festival aims to combine an impressive historical heritage with Renaissance and Baroque music. It is a high-quality cultural offer, as it takes music to the communities, in dialogue with...
  • 20/06/2021
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This event, organised by the Funchal City Hall, honours the roots of Fado and focuses on its versatility. It takes place on different stages around the city and gives visibility to different genres, types and artists of this Portuguese musical...
  • 19/06/2021
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Funchal is one of the cities that encloses the concept of the Ecotrail, which was originated in Paris in the last decade. Funchal is the fourth European city out of the seven capitals to have such an event. There are...
  • 24/02/2021
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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...
  • 24/02/2021
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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...
  • 24/02/2021
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The Madeira Mandolin Orchestra was founded more than 100 years ago and makes a remarkable job with local youth musicians via the several concerts they give throughout the year.The International Mandolin Festival is organised by the Madeira Mandolin Association and...
  • 24/02/2021
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With a total area of 36,000 m², Santa Catarina Park offers stunning views of Funchal Bay and has several walking paths. The park offers nature lovers many species of flora from around the world and has an enchanting lake with...
  • 17/02/2021
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The church of São João Evangelista do Colégio do Funchal is one of the most beautiful monuments of the 17th century. Its construction marks the transition from international mannerism to Portuguese Baroque.Located in the parish of São Pedro, it presents...
  • 10/12/2020
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Located in Avenida Arriaga, the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre is a centennial monument of high architectural value. The Baltazar Dias Theatre is a tribute to the blind playwright from Madeira island, Baltazar Dias, a theatrical author in the second half...
  • 10/12/2020
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Built in 1660, this church has undergone various modifications over time. It contains some beautiful sacred objects in precious metals dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.The walls are covered with 18th century gilded wood carvings and illustrated tiles, and...
  • 10/12/2020
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The Largo da Restauração in Funchal, Madeira, perpetuates the acclaim, in this city, of the victory of the liberals and the restoration of the constitutional monarchy on June 5, 1834, after the signature of the Évora Monte Convention that determined...
  • 10/12/2020
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The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Portuguese: Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Assunção) in Sé, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Funchal, which encompasses all of the Autonomous Region of Madeira....
  • 10/12/2020
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Located on the central pathways of Avenida Arriaga, this pavilion hosts the various Christmas concerts that will take place during the festive season, with the various artists and exhibitions that will animate the streets of Funchal.
  • 10/12/2020
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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...
  • 10/12/2020
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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...
  • 10/12/2020
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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...
  • 10/12/2020
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It’s definitely 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...
  • 10/12/2020
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The official kick off of the Christmas and New Year’s Eve Festivities happens in December 4th, and is marked by the moment when the wonderful Christmas lights switch on in Funchal downtown.Madeira is flled with a festive atmosphere; the Christmas...
  • 09/12/2020
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