Category Archives: Carnaval

Carnival Tradition Madeira Island

levadeiro/ January 9, 2018/ Attractions, Carnaval, Events

Did you know that … Carnival was a foolish game of running around, which included water, flour, eggs and tomatoes battles that appeared before the serpentine battles? In Funchal there was a particularly lively area on Shrove Tuesday, where all this running took place: it was located right on the city’s heart, in a road section at Rua da Carreira

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What is Carnival / Carnaval?

levadeiro/ January 17, 2011/ Attractions, Carnaval, Events, Fun, Traditions, Uncategorized

Soon the Carnival fever will start here on Madeira Island … see previous post Carnival – Mardi Gras – Carnaval But have you asked yourself … what does the word “Carnival” stand for? Wikipedia offers some answers: The Carnival Season is a holiday period during the two weeks before the traditional Christian fasting of Lent. The origin of the name

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Carnival – Carnaval – Mardi Gras

levadeiro/ January 31, 2008/ Carnaval, Events, Funchal500, Tips, Uncategorized

Madeira Carnival, Madeira Mardi Gras or Madeira Carnaval 2012 is the next main event here on the island. Many people believe that this is Europe’s best Carnival event. You have not seen the Carnival of Madeira yet? … then I suggest you come over and experience the unique atmosphere that resembles the Brazilian Carnival … only more closer to your

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What is Carnival – Carnaval?

levadeiro/ February 15, 2007/ Carnaval, Uncategorized

Soon the Carnival fever will start here on the island. See previous blog Carnival – Mardi Gras – Carnaval But have you asked yourself … what does the word Carnival / Carnaval mean? Wikipedia, world’s free encyclopedia, offers some answers: The Carnival Season is a holiday period during the two weeks before the traditional Christian fasting of Lent. The origin

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Carnival – Mardi Gras – Carnaval

levadeiro/ January 14, 2007/ Attractions, Carnaval, Funchal, Madeira, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

Madeira Carnival, Madeira Mardi Gras or Madeira Carnaval 2012 is the next main event here on the island. Many people believe that this is Europe’s best Carnival event. You have not seen the Carnival of Madeira yet? … then I suggest you come over and experience the unique atmosphere that resembles the Brazilian Carnival … only more closer to your

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