With the arrival of spring, the city of Funchal turns into a inebriating floral stage filled with enchantment. The island’s mild climate allows a variety of flowers to bloom everywhere, which naturally enchant for the beauty they emanate and the scent they exhale. It is in this unique setting that, once again, the city of … Continue reading
Noite do Mercado (Night of the Market) is a traditional celebration in Funchal that will take place tonight and will last all night long. The location of this event will take place in the famous Funchal market (Mercado dos Lavradores) and the streets surrounding the market. It will be crowded with joyful people creating a … Continue reading
The month of December marks the highlight of all of the regional events, which culminates with the New Year celebrations. This festive season is commonly known as “Festa” which celebrates the arrival of the Christmas season. “Festa” is lived intensely with a special feeling by the people of Madeira, until January 6th.
The “Brinquinho” is the an instrument used to compass the rhythm of Madeira folklore. It is also the most important and well-know instrument in the “Bailinho” the traditional folklore dance of Madeira Island. The Brinquinho consists of a set of dolls, that are dressed in the typical Madeiran costumes, accompanied by castanets hanging on the … Continue reading
Do you remember this? On 4th of May (2006) a BASE Jump took place at the 2nd highest cliff of the world (580m) namely Cabo Girão here on Madeira island . But first lets answer the question … what is BASE Jump? BASE jumping is the sport of using a parachute to jump from fixed … Continue reading