Madeira has various ‘Arraiais‘ all year round. Arraiais are traditional regional festivities that is celebrated with street processions, flower carpets, churches and street decorations with lights, colorful flags, music, traditional folklore, food and drink. Each town/parish has its own Arraial and they can differ one from another. To give you an impression of such an Arraial …. check out the following videos made by resp. Rui Martins and ‘Berdades’.
(2 min read) The Madeira Flower Festival (Festa da Flor) is a tribute to spring, and consists of floral displays, music and a parade which runs the capital of Madeira, with allegorical floats, fresh flowers and costumes.