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  • Always Carnival - Madeira

    Always Carnival - Madeira

    February,12th to 23rd
    As a way to mark the 2021 Madeira Carnival, the event "Always Carnival - Madeira" will be launched, comprising a set of eleven (11) promotional videos, with an approximate duration of 3 minutes, and also eleven...
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  • Associação Animad - Madeira

    Associação Animad - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,12th
    The Animad Association was founded in September 2011 by Natália Vieira and António Ferreira. 
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  • "Fitness Team"Association - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,13th
    The original format of the Fitness Team Association is that of a gymnasium with several activities, which begins to participate in the Madeira Carnival as from 2018.
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  • “Geringonça” Animation Association- Madeira

    “Geringonça” Animation Association- Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,14th
    The “Geringonça” Animation Association was founded in 1987 and, since then, has actively participated in the Madeira Carnival Festivities, becoming one of the most recognized icons in the regional carnival scen...
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  • “Sorrisos de Fantasia” - Madeira

    “Sorrisos de Fantasia” - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,15th
    “Sorrisos de Fantasia” started participating in the Carnival parade in 2013.
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  • “Tramas e Enredos” Animation Association - Madeira

    “Tramas e Enredos” Animation Association - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,16th
    Formed in 2016, “Tramas e Enredos” started participating in the Madeira Carnival Festivities the following year and, since then, it has been present in parades in several municipalities in the region, also perf...
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  • “Batucada da Madeira” Asscoiation (ABM) - Madeira

    “Batucada da Madeira” Asscoiation (ABM) - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,17th
    The “Batucada da Madeira” Association (ABM) was created in 2004, but only in 2018 does it acquire the status of an association.  
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  • “Turma do Funil” Musical, Cultural and Recreation Association Câmara de Lobos Choir - Madeira

    “Turma do Funil” Musical, Cultural and Recreation Association Câmara de Lobos Choir - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,18th
    “Turma do Funil” was founded in 1988 and is from the municipality of Câmara de Lobos.
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  • “Império da Ilha” Association- Madeira

    “Império da Ilha” Association- Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,19th

    The “Império da Ilha” Association was founded in 2016 with the aim of promoting the municipality of Câmara de Lobos, both culturally and socially, actively participating in the Madeira Carnival. 

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  • "Cariocas" Association - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,20th
    Founded in February 1980, it was not until 1990 that it acquired the status of Cultural and Recreation Association Samba School “Os Cariocas”.
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  • Joao Egídio Rodrigues- Madeira

    Joao Egídio Rodrigues- Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,21st
    João Egídio Rodrigues is the founder and person responsible for the troupe that bears his name. 
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  • "Caneca Furada" Associatiom - Madeira "Always Carnival"

    February,22nd
    The Caneca Furada Association was founded in 1979 by the businesswoman Ângela Figueira.
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  • Virtual Exhibition -

    Virtual Exhibition - "The Carnivals Back Then" – Vicentes Museum

    February 2021
    The online exhibition of the Madeira Photography Museum - Atelier Vicentes, under the theme “The Carnivals Back Then” will be available online on the promotion channels of Madeira Destination, as well as its so...
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  • Madeira Surfski LifeSaving

    Madeira Surfski LifeSaving

    The Madeira Regional Canoeing Association, in collaboration with the Portuguese Canoeing Federation organizes the Madeira Surfski LifeSaving.
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  • Regional Custard Apple Exhibition

    Regional Custard Apple Exhibition

    The Casa do Povo of  Faial and the Farmers Association promotes the annual Regional Custard Apple Exhibition (Exposição Regional da Anona), in partnership with the Regional Secretariat of Environment and Natura...
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  • Funchal Marathon

    Funchal Marathon

    April,11th

    The Madeira Athletics Association (AARAM) promotes the 8th edition of this major international sporting event, to be held on April,11th.​

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  • ‘Fica na Cidade’ Festival

    ‘Fica na Cidade’ Festival

    April, 14th to 18th

    The Municipality of Funchal annually hosts the music Festival ‘Fica na Cidade’ (‘stay in town’), a musical festival programmed from April 14th to 18th. 

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  • Flower Festival

    Flower Festival

    Date to be announced
    The Flower Festival is a cultural event associated the local traditions, whether through the performances of folk groups, or through the construction of the beautiful floral carpets, an event filled with lots o...
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  • Onion Festival

    Onion Festival

    The Onion Festival is the best known festival in the city of Caniço, in the district of Santa Cruz.

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  • Madeira Classic Car Revival

    Madeira Classic Car Revival

    The "Madeira Classic Car Revival" is an annual automobile event comprised of the most representative types of old classic and vintage vehicles exhisting in Madeira Islands, such as automobiles, motorbikes and b...
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  • Porto Santo Nature Trail

    Porto Santo Nature Trail

    May,1st

    The Athletics Association of the Autonomous Region of Madeira hosts another edition of the Porto Santo Nature Trail a competion held annually in Porto Santo island a sports event to be held on May, 1st.

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  • Festival of St. James the Lesser

    Festival of St. James the Lesser

    May, 1st

    On the 1st May the city of Funchal pays homage to its patron saint, São Tiago Menor (St. James the Lesser).

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  • Maktub Soundsgood

    Maktub Soundsgood

    May,1st

    This reggae music festival is held in Paúl do Mar, thus signaling the beginning of the bathing season in that area, an event held on May 1st.

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  • Chapels under the Moonlight

    Chapels under the Moonlight

    The Regional Directorate for Culture is the responsible entity for an unprecedented project, based on the idea of accessibility to our heritage, making it available to the general public.

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  • International Museum Day

    International Museum Day

    May,18th

    The 2019 edition of the International Museum Day commemorated on the 18th of May featured the theme “Museums as cultural hubs, The future of tradition”.

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  • Ultra Skymarathon Madeira

    Ultra Skymarathon Madeira

    May, 28th to 30th

    With the picturesque city of Santana as backdrop, the 8th edition of the Ultra Skymarathon® Madeira, a sports event that will take place from May, 28th to 30th 

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  • Trout Festival/Cider Route

    Trout Festival/Cider Route

    The municipality of Santana hosts another edition of the Trout Festival/Cider Route, an event which coincides with the Meeting of Cultural Groups in the municipality of Santana.

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  • 6th

    6th "Aqui Acolá" Festival

    The historical core of the Ponta do Sol municipality will host the 6th edition of the Festival “Aqui Acolá”, a cultural initiative that aims to heighten the cultural landscape and the economy of this emblematic...
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  • The Stars Route

    The Stars Route

    Created in 2010, “The Stars Route” is identified as one of the most important high quality gastronomic festivals, in Portugal, involving, since that date, more than half a hundred national and foreign chefs awa...
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  • Festa do Limão

    Festa do Limão

    The parish of Ilha, in the municipality of Santana hosts the annual Lemon Festival.

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  • Regional Bands Meeting

    Regional Bands Meeting

    The Madeira Cultural Department (DRC) organises this cultural initiative annually - a public recognition of regional philharmonic bands.

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  • Atlantic Festival

    Atlantic Festival

    CANCELED IN 2021

    The Madeira Atlantic Festival, an event that sets the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, is one of the most recent tourist entertainment events.
     

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  • Sixteenth Century Market

    Sixteenth Century Market

    Machico hosts the 16th-century Market", an event that evokes the historical period of the discovery of the island, which has gained a prominent cultural status.

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  • Regional Arts Week

    Regional Arts Week

    For the past three decades the Regional Government of Madeira, the Regional Secretariat for Education/Regional Directorate for Education, through the Directorate for Artistic Education and Multimedia Services, ...
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  • Cherry Festival

    Cherry Festival

    June
    The village of Jardim da Serra, located in the upper areas of Câmara de Lobos, hosts the Cherry Festival, a popular event that promotes the local tradition of this parish, an event that takes place in  June.
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  • “Popular Parades”

    “Popular Parades”

    June,12th, 13th and 23rd
    During the month of June, and in particular between June, 12th,13th and 23rd, several festivities are held in tribute to several the popular saints, starting with the celebration in honour of Santo António (Sai...
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  • Global Wellness Day - Madeira

    Global Wellness Day - Madeira

    June,13th

    Madeira will take part in the celebrations of the “Global Wellness Day” movement, an event held on June 13th.

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  • "Sopas do Campo” fair

    June, 19th and 20th
    The Casa do Povo of Boaventura promotes the “Sopas do Campo” fair  in collaboration with the Regional Secretariat for Environment and Natural Resources, through the Regional Directorate of Agriculture and Rural...
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  • Feast of St John | Porto Santo

    Feast of St John | Porto Santo


    The Feast of St. John are one of the largest tourist events on Porto Santo island, an event integrated in the celebrations of the municipality of Porto Santo.
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  • St. Peter Festivities

    St. Peter Festivities

    28th and 29th June

    The municipality of Ribeira Brava, located to the west of Madeira Island, hosts the popular saints’ marches in honour of Saint Peter, an event held from 28th to 29th June.

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  •  School Sports Festival

    School Sports Festival

    The Regional Secretariat of Education, in collaboration with the Regional Directorate of Education, promotes another edition of the School Sports Festival.

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  • Madeira Canyoning Meeting

    Madeira Canyoning Meeting

    Madeira Canyoning Meeting is an event held in June, organized by the Sailing Club of Seixal and the Mountain Camping Federation of Portugal.

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  • Tuna Festival

    Tuna Festival

    This event aims to present the countless ways to cook tuna in the several countries invited, an initiative which shall culminate in a gala dinner in which the Madeiran table wines and Wines will be displayed.
     
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  • Gastronomic Festival

    Gastronomic Festival "Garden of Flavours"

    The Frente Mar Funchal company partnership with the São Martinho Parish Council and the Funchal Municipal Council, the Panoramic Gardens, located in Estrada Monumental, hosted the 6th edition of the Cooking Fes...
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  • XII Madeira Orienteering Meeting

    XII Madeira Orienteering Meeting

    The Madeira Adventure Club annually organizes the Madeira Orienteering Meeting (MOM).

     

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  •  Day of the Autonomous Region of Madeira

    Day of the Autonomous Region of Madeira

    July,1st

    This date marks the commemorations of the independence of Madeira, established in the Portuguese Constitution of 1976 and where celebrations in every municipality of the Autonomous Region of Madeira take place.

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  • Madeira Big Game Fishing Championship

    Madeira Big Game Fishing Championship

    July,4th

    Madeira Islands hosts this well-known event in the panorama of world sport fishing, which takes place simultaneously in various parts of the world, held July,4th.

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  • 36th Regional Folklore Festival - 24 Hours of Dancing

    36th Regional Folklore Festival - 24 Hours of Dancing

    The municipality of Santana annually hosts this iconic ethnographic festival, which is a hallmark at both a regional and national level, for fostering and promoting the cultural heritage and the culinary tradit...
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  • Limpet Festival

    Limpet Festival

    Casa do Povo of Paul do Mar annually promotes this important popular event, that intends to promote the cultural heritage of this parish located in the municipality of Calheta, an event that takes place in July...
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  • 65th Edition - Agricultural Fair

    65th Edition - Agricultural Fair

    The Santa Agricultural Fair, an event which dates back to 1955, seeks to foster the development of the local livestock sector with the presence of many exhibitors of products and materials related to agricultur...
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  • Tour to the Madeira Island

    Tour to the Madeira Island

    Organized under the aegis of the Madeira Sports Club, the Portuguese Federation of Automobile and Karting - FPAK, the International Automobile Federation - FIA and with the support of the Classic Automobile Clu...
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  • Banana Regional Exhibit

    Banana Regional Exhibit

    The village of Madalena do Mar, in the municipality of Ponta do Sol, pays tribute to one of its most important and best known products, which is also one of the main regional agricultural productions - the bana...
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  • Regatta of Traditional Madeiran Canoes

    Regatta of Traditional Madeiran Canoes

    The bay of  Funchal hosts the Traditional Madeiran Canoes Regatta (fishing boats), an event organized by Funchal’s Town Hall and the Madeira Regional Canoeing Association, in collaboration with the Madeira Spor...
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  • Festival Aleste

    Festival Aleste

    Aleste Festival is one of the latest cultural events dedicated specially to music, a musical festival commitment to improve the diversity and the quality music concerts in Madeira Island.

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  • II Festival Internacional Yoga na Madeira

    II Festival Internacional Yoga na Madeira

    O Festival de Yoga da Madeira reúne, anualmente, um grupo seleto de especialistas da área, iniciativa que comtempla um conjunto de atividades, técnicas e diferentes métodos de Yoga, incluindo Ashtanga, Sattya, ...
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  • The

    The "O Gigante", an original work by Jorge Salgueiro, is an artistic order within the 600 years of the Discovery of Madeira and Porto Santo and will meet at the premiere, on June 21, at 9.30 pm, at the Marítimo Stadium, near of six hundred musicians of 21

    June 21st
    The "O Gigante", an original work by Jorge Salgueiro, is an artistic order within the 600 years of the Discovery of Madeira and Porto Santo and will meet at the premiere, on June 21st, at 9.30 pm, at the Maríti...
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  • European Cup Combined Events - 1st and 2nd League

    European Cup Combined Events - 1st and 2nd League

    The municipality of Ribeira Brava, located on the West Coast of Madeira, receives the European Cup of Combined Events, an event sponsored by the Athletics Association of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, which ...
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  • Funchal Jazz

    Funchal Jazz

    July 2021

    Funchal Jazz Festival, organised by Funchal City Hall,is annually held at Santa Catarina Park.

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  • Summer Opening Festival

    Summer Opening Festival

    16, 17, 23 and 24 July
    Puppetry Productions informs that, due to the conjuncture resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak, the Summer Opening Festival organization decided to postpone this event for the following dates 16, 17, 23 and 24 ...
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  • Madeira Base jJump

    Madeira Base jJump

    The Porto da Cruz Sports Association, in partnership with the City Council of Machico and the local Parish Council, under the technical responsibility of JP de Kam (cinema double) and Pedro Bloker, responsible ...
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  • Wheat and Scad Show

    Wheat and Scad Show

    The Casa do Povo of the Quinta Grande annually promotes the Wheat and Scad Show, a dynamic event with the purpose of promoting the regional gastronomic heritage and encourage the resume of the wheat cultivation...
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  • Sea Week

    Sea Week

    July,26th to August,1st
    This is one of the most outstanding events in the calendar of events of the northern municipality of Porto Moniz., an event to be held from July, 26th to August,1st  2021.
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  • National and International Folklore Festival

    National and International Folklore Festival

    The village of Ponta do Sol annually welcomes this festival, an initiative promoted by the Ponta do Sol Folklore Group, in collaboration with the local Municipal Council.

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  • Black Scabbard Fish Festival

    Black Scabbard Fish Festival

    The bay of Câmara de Lobos hosts the Black Scabbard Fish Festival, an event organised by the Parish Council of Câmara de Lobos, dedicated to one of the most typical gastronomic specialties of Madeira.

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  • Madeira Wine Rally

    Madeira Wine Rally

    The “Madeira Wine Rally”, is the largest racing event in the Region.

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  •  Machico Gastronomic Fair

    Machico Gastronomic Fair

    July/Augist

    Promoted by the Municipality of Machico this event has as main objective promoting the regional cuisine, in particular the delicacies of this municipality located in the eastern part of the island.

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  • SANTAcurtas

    SANTAcurtas

    The Casa da Cultura de Santa Cruz - Quinta do Revoredo anually promotes an outdoor film festival under the theme"SantaCurtas".

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  • National Juniors Absolute Championship

    National Juniors Absolute Championship

    Madeira hosts in the month of August, the "OPEN DE PORTUGAL - CIMAI / MYRTHA", the National Juniors Absolute Championship, a sports event organised by the Portuguese Swimming Federation in collaboration with th...
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  • L Concerts

    L Concerts

    The Estalagem da Ponta do Sol, in collaboration with Madeira Tourism Board, the company “Urbanistas” and the Madeira Music Conservatoire, hosts another edition of “L Concerts".

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  • Madeira Beer Festival

    Madeira Beer Festival

    August

    The Promenade dos Reis Magos, at Caniço de Baixo, hosted the second edition of the popular Madeira Beer Festival.

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  • Gastronomy Exhibit of Santana

    Gastronomy Exhibit of Santana

    July

    The municipality of Santana annually promotes the Gastronomy Exhibit, an initiative whose main objective is to contribute to the promotion and appreciation of local cuisine.

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  • Nossa Senhora da Saúde Festivity | Lameiros

    Nossa Senhora da Saúde Festivity | Lameiros

    August,1st and 2nd

    The “Nossa Senhora da Saúde” festivity, is annually held in Lameiros, São Vicente. Commonly designated by locals as the "Arraial dos Lameiros", a religious festivity to be held from August, 1st to 2nd. 

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  • Art Camacha

    Art Camacha

    Organized by the Casa do Povo da Camacha, the Camacha Art Festival is dedicated to the cultural traditions of this parish.

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  • Nossa Senhora do Monte feastivity

    Nossa Senhora do Monte feastivity

    August, 14th and 15th
    This Festival is considered to be the main feast of popular devotion in the region, celebrated everywhere in the world where there are immigrants from Madeira, an occasion to be held between August 14th to 15th...
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  • Gastronomy of Caniço

    Gastronomy of Caniço

    The city of Caniço hosts an annual showcase of culinary flavours that have come to be established as the tourist attraction for this location.

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  • International Trial Super Trial 4X4

    International Trial Super Trial 4X4

    August 21st to 22nd

    Organized by the Estreito Sports Group, the "Super Trial 4X4 S. Vicente Madeira International Competition”, is a sports competition will be held August 21st to 22nd.

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  • 17th European Folklore Week

    17th European Folklore Week

    Organized by the Folklore and Ethnographic group of Boa Nova, this cultural initiative aims to disseminate the rich cultural heritage of Madeira by presenting its ethnography and folklore in an intercultural ga...
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  • Municipality Festivities - S. Vicente

    Municipality Festivities - S. Vicente

    August 28th and 29th

    The picturesque town of São Vicente, located on the North coast of Madeira, hosts on the 28th and 29th of August, the festivities in tribute to the municipality with the same name.

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  • Feast of Jesus and of the Holy Sacrament

    Feast of Jesus and of the Holy Sacrament

    September, 3rd,4th and 5th
    The festivity of "Santissimo Sacramento", also known as the "arraial do Bom Jesus”, is celebrated on the first Sunday of September, in the parish of Ponta Delgada, São Vicente, event held on September,3rd, 4th ...
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  • Nossa Senhora da Piedade Festivity

    Nossa Senhora da Piedade Festivity

    September 10th and 12th

    The traditional "Nossa Senhora da Piedade" Festivity is celebrated every year in Caniçal parish.

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  • Madeira Island Ultra Swim (MIUS)

    Madeira Island Ultra Swim (MIUS)

    September 11th and 12th
    Madeira will host between yet another edition of the Madeira Ultra Swim, the most extensive of the world swimming crossings comprising a total of 22.7 nautical miles (42 km), a sport event held September 11th a...
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  • Madeira Classic Car Rally

    Madeira Classic Car Rally

    The Madeira Classic Car Club (Clube de Automóveis Clássicos da Madeira - CACM) promotes another edition of the Madeira Classic Car Rally.

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  • 37th Apple Festival

    37th Apple Festival

    This characteristically rural event brings together many farmers from several neighbouring regions, which turn the production of the “pêro”, common name for apple, into a widely animated festival of great proje...
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  • Regional Yoga Meeting

    Regional Yoga Meeting

    The municipality of Ribeira Brava shall be the stage of the 1st Regional Yoga Meeting, in an organization of the City Council of Ribeira Brava in collaboration with the Parish Council of this locality.
     
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  • Madeira Wine Festival

    Madeira Wine Festival

    August 29th to September 12th
    The Madeira Wine Festival is one of the island´s main tourist attractions that pays tribute to this precious nectar and its undeniable socioeconomic significance, an event programmed from August 29th to Septemb...
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  • Grape and Farmer Festival

    Grape and Farmer Festival

    Hosted by the Porto da Cruz Community Centre, this parish town, with a great wine-making tradition, celebrates the Grape and Farmer Festival every year. 

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  • Harvest Festival  | Porto Santo

    Harvest Festival | Porto Santo

    Porto Santo Island annually hosts this event promoting the various types of wine produced in this municipality.

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  • Madeira Fashion Weekend

    Madeira Fashion Weekend

    This is a fashion event that aims to highlight not only the scenic features of the island, but also promote it as a potential fashion centre.
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  • Wine Harvest - Blandy´s

    Wine Harvest - Blandy´s

    Integrated in the wine harvest festival celebrations held in Madeira Islands, the Blandy´s Lodges organises a varied recreational programme, offering tourists and the general public the opportunity to experienc...
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  • Wine Harvest Festivities - Quinta do Furão

    Wine Harvest Festivities - Quinta do Furão

    Every year the Quinta do Furão Hotel joins in with the countless cultural displays held  round the island, as part of the celebrations of the wine harvest.

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  • Wine Harvest Festivities -  The Vine Hotel

    Wine Harvest Festivities - The Vine Hotel

    Integrated in the celebrations held around the island in tribute to locals ancient wine-making traditions activities, the Hotel The Vine annually promotes a wide range of cultural activities as part of the grap...
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  • Wine Harvest Festivities - Porto BayHotel Resorts

    Wine Harvest Festivities - Porto BayHotel Resorts

    September 5th to 9th
    Between September, 5th and 9th the Porto Bay Hotel group units located in Funchal ( The Cliff bay Resort, Vila Porto Mare resort and the Porto Santa Maria hotels) promotes the "Porto Bay Wine Week", offering it...
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  • Columbus Festival

    Columbus Festival

    September 22nd to 26th
    The Columbus Festival is based on a series of tourist entertainment initiatives that portray the time when this famous merchant resided on the island of Porto Santo, recalling his experiences in the Madeira Arc...
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  • World Tourism Day Commemorations

    World Tourism Day Commemorations

    September,27th

    Madeira, whilst tourist destination par excellence, could not miss out on celebrating the World Tourism Day, held on September,27th.

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  • Ultra Madeira

    Ultra Madeira

    October,2nd
    Organized by the Madeira Athletics Association (AARAM), Ultra Madeira is a race that seeks to be a more accessible alternative to Madeira Island Ultra Trail, in a competition that closes the Madeira Trail circu...
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  • European Triathlon Cup and Parathriathlon World Cup

    European Triathlon Cup and Parathriathlon World Cup

    The Regional Triathlon Association of Madeira and the Triathlon Federation of Portugal are organising the European Triathlon Cup and the Parathriathlon World Cup.

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  • Apple Festival

    Apple Festival

    October, 2th to 4th
    The Parish Council of Camacha promotes between October,4th to 6th another edition of the Apple Festival, a contest to be held at Largo Conselheiro Aires de Ornelas.
     
     
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  • 47th edition - Book Fair

    47th edition - Book Fair

    The Municipal Square is be the centre stage of the annual Book Fair, a cultural event which involves most of Madeira's bookshops and some Portuguese publishing houses.

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  • Madeira Bike Tour

    Madeira Bike Tour

    October,9th to 11th

    The Madeira Cycling Association hosts the 45th edition of the Madeira Bike Tour, a race integrated both in the junior and amateur cycling categories, a sport event to be held from July, 23rd to 26th.

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  • Mountain Bike Madeira Meeting

    Mountain Bike Madeira Meeting

    Madeira hosts the 7th edition of the Mountain Bike Madeira Meeting, a mountain biking competition that will take place in Seixal, on the north coast of the Madeira Island.

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  • Madeira International Squash Open

    Madeira International Squash Open

    The Madeira International Squash Open tournament has been a feature of the Madeira Island´s sporting calendar for 15 years, a sports event.

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  • The Essence of Wine – Madeira

    The Essence of Wine – Madeira

    The Madeira Congress Centre annually hosts  one of the main vinicultural events in the island- “Madeira Wine Essence”.
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  • "Senhor dos Milagres" Festivity

    October,8th and 9th


    One of the most important Madeiran festivities happens in the month of October, in the municipality of Machico, east of Madeira, a religious festivity held on October, 8th and 9th.

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  • Madeira Film Festival

    Madeira Film Festival

    The Madeira Nature Film Festivals an international independent film festival inspired by nature,that brings together various initiatives related to sustainability, art, education, ecotourism, recreation, a trib...
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  •  Annual Tourism Conference

    Annual Tourism Conference

    The Annual Tourism Conference is anually organized by the Delegation of the Order of Economists of Madeira, a gathering whose central theme is adjusted to the trends of the tourist industry and to the needs of ...
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  • Chestnut Festival

    Chestnut Festival

    October,31st and November,1st 2021

    Organized by the Casa do Povo of Curral das Freiras with the purpose of promoting this important regional agricultural product.

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  • Madeira Micro International Film Festival

    Madeira Micro International Film Festival

    The ancient Cine Sol building, located in the village of Ponta do Sol, will be the stage of another edition of the Madeira Micro International Film Festival.

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  • Biosphere Roller Skater

    Biosphere Roller Skater

    The “Biosphere Roller Skater” is an International Speed Skating Tournament held in Faial, in Santana, at the 200 metres track situated at Ribeira do Faial a race track.

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  • Funchal Eco Trail

    Funchal Eco Trail

    The city of Funchal is part of an international route of Eco Trail events, a kind of trail running that is unique for the fact that it includes an urban circuit, a sports event. 

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  • 24th International Madeira Bridge Open

    24th International Madeira Bridge Open

    The Madeira Bridge Association, promotes yet another edition of this international tournement to be held at the Vidamar Resorts Madeira Hotel, in Funchal.
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  • 9th Sandokan Enduro

    9th Sandokan Enduro

    Madeira Island hosts the eight edition of Sandokan - Enduro Madeira Island race, a MTB sport competition promoted by the company BIKULTURE, held in the municipality of Calheta.

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  • Nature Festival

    Nature Festival

    November, 5th to 10th
    The 2020 edition of the Nature Festival will not be taking place in the usual manner as in previous years, strictly for sanitary reasons, thus reinforcing the organization of the second edition of the Madeira O...
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  • ADNRACE Ponta do Sol

    ADNRACE Ponta do Sol

    ADN RACE | Ponta do Sol is a competition in the modality of "Skyrunning", which aims to encourage the practice of sport among the local population, and also contribute to the promotion of the countless tourist ...
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  • Saint Martin Festivities

    Saint Martin Festivities

    November,11th

    On the 11th of November, the Catholic Church the festivities in tribute to Saint Martin a celebration that depicts the faith and unique traditions of the people of Madeira.

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  • MIUT - Madeira Island Ultra Trail

    MIUT - Madeira Island Ultra Trail

    November,20th
    Due to the cancelletion of the 2020 edition, the Clube de Montanha do Funchal rescheduled the 12th edition of the MIUT (Madeira Island Ultra Trail) a mountain race that offers its participants with a unique exp...
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  • Madeira Dig Festival

    Madeira Dig Festival

    The Madeira Dig Festival is a noteworthy high quality cultural event that highlights Madeira as an attractive tourist destination for a young and active segment.

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  • Porto Santo Half and Mini Marathon

    Porto Santo Half and Mini Marathon

    The Athletics Association of the Autonomous Region of Madeira is once again hosting the Porto Santo Half and Mini Marathon.

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  • VII Madeira Piano Fest

    VII Madeira Piano Fest

    The Association of the Friends of the Madeira Conservatory of Music present yet another unique musical festival: Madeira Piano Fest.

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  • Childbirth Masses

    Childbirth Masses

    December, 16th to 24th

    From 16th to 24th December, Madeira celebrates one of its main Christmas traditions: the Childbirth Masses.

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  • Christmas Workshops

    Christmas Workshops

    In order to get to know better the traditions of the Christmas season, the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations include a set of workshops regarding Madeiran delicacies and products, that depict this time of y...
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  • Night at the Market

    Night at the Market

    December, 23rd

    Shopping for the final Christmas gifts on the night of the 23rd of December is a tradition that leads thousands of Madeireans to the Market streets in Funchal.
     

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  • 62nd Tour of the city of Funchal – St. Sylvester’s Race

    62nd Tour of the city of Funchal – St. Sylvester’s Race

    December,28tth

    The Tour of the City of Funchal is an event promoted by the Madeira Athletics Association and considered one of the oldest of its kind in Portugal and Europe.

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  • Madeira Plunge

    Madeira Plunge

    January,1st

    The event of the year will take place on the 1st of January at noon, at Ponta Gorda Bathing Complex, also known as “Poças do Governador”.

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  • “Cantar os Reis

    “Cantar os Reis" – Twelfth Night Songs

    January, 5th
    This is one of the oldest and most popular traditions in Madeira celebrated a little all over the island, a ritual that brings together families, friends and neighbours who come out to the streets to "sing the ...
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  • Christmas and New Year´s Eve Festivities

    Christmas and New Year´s Eve Festivities

    December 1st 2021 to January 9th 2022

    The arrival of the decorative lights in the streets of the city centre of Funchal, during the month of December, sets the beginning of the Madeira Christmas and End of the Year Festivities programme.

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  • Santo Amaro Feast

    Santo Amaro Feast

    CANCELLED IN 2021

    Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way all over the island, the religious festivity of Santo Amaro.

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  • Panelo Feast

    Panelo Feast

    This is a famous and old Madeira tradition enjoyed with a special feeling by the local residents of Seixal, a small village located near Porto Moniz.

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  • Weddings Fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas”

    Weddings Fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas”

    The Funchal Trade and Industry Association – Madeira Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACIF-CCIM) promotes yet another edition of the weddings fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas” , the Pestana Fórum Casino.

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  • "Music in the Chapels" Concert Series

    After a short break, the 7th edtion of "Music in the Chapels" brought entertainment to the chapel of São Sebastião located in the municipality of Ponta do Sol.
     

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  • Mostra da Poncha e do Mel da Serra Água

    Mostra da Poncha e do Mel da Serra Água

    A Mostra da Poncha e do Mel da Serra Água realiza-se na praceta local, junto à igreja. A sexta edição da festa, realizada pela Casa do Povo da Serra Água, com o apoio do Câmara Municipal da Ribeira Brava e de a...
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  • Compadres Feast

    Compadres Feast

    CANCELLED IN 2021

    The ‘Festa dos Compadres’ marks the opening of the Carnival season in Madeira, a tradition going back to more than 50 years, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Santana.

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