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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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