Ribeira Brava

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...
  • 24/11/2022
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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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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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