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  • Madeira Airport has new record in passenger growth

    Madeira Airport has new record in passenger growth

    Madeira Airport breaks last year’s passenger record. This record stood since 2008, reaching 2.459 million passengers, 0.5 % or about 13 thousand above the previous maximum, according to information from ANA, of the Vinci group.
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  • Renewed "Bordal" embroidery factory

    Renewed "Bordal" embroidery factory

    The historical “Bordal” embroidery factory, located on the symbolic Rua Fernão de Ornelas, has undergone improvement works which included the creation of a “Historical Guidebook to Madeira Embroidery”, available to visitors.
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  • Madeira Museums awarded

    Madeira Museums awarded

    The Portuguese Association of Museology (APOM) distinguished three Madeira museums, namely the Photography Museum "Vicentes", the Museum of the Press and the Machico Museum Centre.
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  • Praça do Mar welcomes CR7 statue

    Praça do Mar welcomes CR7 statue

    The Portuguese international footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, returned to Madeira to unveil a statue in his honour and he received the «Cordão Autonómico de Distinção», the highest honour awarded by the Regional Government.
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  • The Toy Museum reopened with new location

    The Toy Museum reopened with new location

    The Toy Museum reopened its doors at a recovered building in the heart of the city, next to the “Mercado dos Lavradores”: the “Armazém do Mercado” [the Market’s Warehouse], in Latino Coelho street.
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  • Altarpiece of Funchal’s Cathedral recovered

    Altarpiece of Funchal’s Cathedral recovered

    The Chancel Altarpiece Recovery works for Funchal’s Cathedral (Sé) are finished, intervention developed in partnership with the World Monuments Fund, given the importance of it for its surrounding structure, being unique in the world.
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  • Regata Transquadra departure

    Regata Transquadra departure

    At the end of this month, at Quinta do Lorde marina, the 2nd stage of the most important transatlantic sailing race, the Transquadra, will set sail.
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  • Meet the show that will change your life!

    Meet the show that will change your life!

    Funchal’s amphitheatre “dresses up” for the 31st of December, Guinness Book of Records, in 2006, "The greatest firework show in the World".
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  • Kitesurf trip to achieve world record

    Kitesurf trip to achieve world record

    The world record holder Francisco Lufinha, for the longest kitesurfing trip without stops, finished yesterday the first stage of the Mini Kitesurf Odyssey, crossing the Atlantic Ocean between the islands of Selvagens and Madeira, where his greatest adversaries were the cold and the wind.
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