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, has been focusing on education by and for Art, in general education.
Based in this concept the Regional Arts Week was created a cultural event comprised of with various artistic presentations over the course of the week: Garden Party; Artistic Methods (drama/theatre, dance, music and visual arts); ESCOLartes, Regional Exhibition and Competition in Plastic Arts – taking place in various places in the Funchal city centre.
The Regional Secretariat of Education, Science and Technology, presents a 11th edition of the Regional Week of the Arts.
This year´s edition will consist of two formats: online and in person, with video contents to be shared on social media platforms, featuring several promotional videos of local school children engaing various artistic activities, in addition to the Festival of Audiovisual and School Cinema.
With the involvement of the vast majority of elementary and secondary schools, and of a few CAOs, the various stages will present around 4000 general education students and students from Special Education Institutions who will also share these stages with students, arts groups and formally established groups from DSEAM/DEA, promoting 30 artistic performances/interventions throughout the week.