The island of Madeira, because of its privileged geographical position and mountainous relief, have a surprisingly mild climate.Very mild average temperatures, 25ºC in the summer and 17ºC in the winter, and a moderate level of humidity, confer upon this island exceptional subtropical features.
The seawater temperature is also very mild, because of the influence of the warm Gulf current, presenting averages of 22ºC in the summer and 18º in the winter.
Madeira needlepoint canvas is, today, an art in extinction. We, Bordal – Madeira Embroidery, decided to present to the public the art pieces we keep and preserve, as well as the history of this art. Above all, we seek to make this cultural heritage known, especially to Madeiran people, because it is part of our history, so that this knowledge does not disappear.
Portuguese television channel SIC presented its new soap opera, entitled “Rainha das Flores” (Queen of Flowers), in Funchal, on the 30th of April, a story that will unfold between Lisbon, Tomar, The Netherlands and Madeira Island.
The Portuguese post offices, Correios de Portugal has launched its latest stamp collection under the motto “Madeira - Christmas and New Year's Eve Festivities”, a tribute to one of the most emblematic tourist events in Madeira island.