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  • Madeira receives another award

    Madeira receives another award

    A Natural Reserve since 1995, in early September the Desertas islands received the European Certificate of Protected Areas from the Council of Europe, an award that attests to the recovery and protection work in the area over the past few decades.
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  • Unprecedented partnership revitalises Madeiran Embroidery

    Unprecedented partnership revitalises Madeiran Embroidery

    The Madeira Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts Institute (IVBAM) and the prestigious Madeiran designer, Nini Andrade, joined in a partnership aiming to create a collection that values and promotes Madeira Embroidery abroad.
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  • Funchal Town Hall open for visits

    Funchal Town Hall open for visits

    The Municipal Council of Funchal currently offers the public daily tours of the building where the municipality’s facilities are located – the Carvalhal Esmeraldo Palace.
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  • Madeira, scene of an unprecedented sports event

    Madeira, scene of an unprecedented sports event

    Two German rowers were recently involved in a sports event, unprecedented in the region, which aimed at promoting good environmental protection practices and warning about issues related to global climate changes.
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  • New flight connections from Lithuania

    New flight connections from Lithuania

    The Lithuanian tour operator Plius Travel will begin, in October, a charter operation between Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius, and Madeira Island.
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  • Sugar Cane Museum opens to the public

    Sugar Cane Museum opens to the public

    The Calheta Sugar Cane Mill [Engenho da Calheta], founded in 1901 and located on the Western south coast of Madeira, further enriches its treasures with the opening of a museum which displays one of the early and most important productive activities in the region: the sugar cane culture.
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  • Discover 4 centuries of history in the Jesuit College

    Discover 4 centuries of history in the Jesuit College

    "History of a Monument” is on display until August 31st, depicting the four centuries of the Jesuit College, an important institution that has adapted to the changing times.
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  • Doca do Cavacas, in Madeira, featured on National Geographic

    Doca do Cavacas, in Madeira, featured on National Geographic

    The Portuguese National Geographic Channel has published on its official Facebook page a photo of the “Doca do Cavacas” swimming pool, located southwest of Funchal. Over the past few days, the photograph raised 2800 “likes” and has been shared over 800 times.
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  • Rerun of TV soap opera “Flor do Mar”

    Rerun of TV soap opera “Flor do Mar”

    The Portuguese soap opera “Flor do Mar”, which was filmed on the Island of Madeira and broadcasted for the first time between November 17th 2008 and November 8th 2009, is, again, being broadcasted on the Portuguese TV channel TVI.
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