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  • Journey Throught Madeira Needelpoint Canvas

    Journey Throught Madeira Needelpoint Canvas

    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. Read more
  • Ultra Trail world top team at Madeira Island

    Ultra Trail world top team at Madeira Island

    The winner of the 2014 Edition of the Madeira Island Ultra Trail (MIUT), the Frenchman Julien Chorier, travelled to Madeira with his team Hoka One One to participate in the São Vicente/Porto Moniz Ultra Trail, which took place on the 14th of February.
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  • Madeira featured in the National Cocktail Contest

    Madeira featured in the National Cocktail Contest

    Madeira won the 2015 Edition of the National Cocktail Contest, an event organised by the Madeiran Barmen Association. This contest was held at the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre, in Funchal, bringing together about 40 bartenders from all over the country.
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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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