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01/04/2021 - 04/04/2021
The Street Theatre Fest is promoted by the City Council of Funchal and brings theatre to the streets, squares and parks of the island’s capital. This festival includes experimental theatre, puppet shows and children’s stories. Its alternative, varied and culturally...
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14/04/2021 - 18/04/2021
‘Fica na Cidade’ is an urban music festival of different sounds, covering many streets and squares of Funchal with different stages, offering several music concerts of rock, indie, pop or even traditional music. It takes place late in the afternoon...
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The patron saint of Funchal, “São Tiago Menor”, is annually remembered in the Old Town (Zona Velha). Santa Maria Street and its surroundings are fully transformed for this event gaining a special charm. These festivities started in the XVI century,...
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21/05/2021 - 30/05/2021
For ten days you can wonder along Avenida Arriaga, crowded with book stalls that will make you feel the sense of culture.With decades of history, Funchal’s Book Fair gets the visit of many book authors. It is also a meeting...
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08/07/2021 - 10/07/2021
Since 2000, Funchal Jazz Festival takes in some of the greatest names in the jazz panorama, both national and international.At “Santa Catarina’s” Park these are truly inspiring moments, specially because of the improvisation and spontaneous nature of this musical genre....
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The Madeira Wine Rally attracts thousands of enthusiasts of this sport to the island’s roads since 1959. Year after year, this international rally competition has been able to maintain its quality bringing in renowned drivers from all over the world....
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21/08/2021 - 27/08/2021
The Transquadra International Regatta is a two-stage sailing event that connects Europe with America. The first stage begins in Lorient and Marseille and ends in Madeira. Race lengths are 1100 and 1300 nautical miles, respectively.In the second stage sailors travel...
29/08/2021 - 12/09/2021
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...
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23/10/2021
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...
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01/12/2021 - 03/12/2021
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...
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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...
16/07/2021 - 24/07/2021
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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05/06/2021 - 26/06/2021
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...
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29/04/2021 - 23/05/2021
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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