Category Archives: Dance

Christopher Columbus Festival

levadeiro/ September 4, 2007/ Attractions, Dance, Events, Folklore, Fun, Madeira, Music, PortoSanto, Things To Do, Tips, Traditions, Travel, Uncategorized

On 13th to 15th of September Porto Santo will devote these days to one of its most important habitant who lived several years on this island ……. Christopher Columbus! 1478 was the year that Columbus traveled to Madeira for the first time. In those years Funchal ’s was one of the largest sugar trade centres of the world. But for

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Artmar Festival

levadeiro/ September 14, 2006/ Attractions, Dance, Events, Fun, Madeira, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

From 15 to 16 September the Artmar Festival will be held …. it is an open-air music and arts festival, which takes place at the Ilhéu Garden in Câmara de Lobos. As well as the quality of the concerts and the natural beauty of the surrounding scenery, the entire area is glamorously decorated to turn it into a welcoming venue,

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Porto Santo @ Paradise

levadeiro/ August 6, 2006/ Attractions, Dance, Events, Fun, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Uncategorized

For those who thought that Porto Santo is a dull and deserted island …. Well think again! The island of Porto Santo is hosting a musical event dedicated to lovers of electronic music, from 10 to 12 August …. Porto Santo @ Paradise The line-up for this event includes famous international DJs such as Luca Ricci and Trentemoller, and more.

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Fresh Weekend

levadeiro/ June 6, 2006/ Dance, Events, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized

The company “Fresh Produções”, in an unusual initiative taking place between the 14th and 18th of June, is promoting the “Fresh Weekend” event, which, in addition to a musical component, also has other activities of great interest. The “Quinta da Rochinha” lodge at Ponta de Sol and the Hotel Calheta Beach will be the hosts for this event where the

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Bailinho da Madeira

levadeiro/ May 12, 2006/ Attractions, Dance, Folklore, Madeira, Music, Traditions, Uncategorized, Video

I came across the next short film of Anton Withagen from Eindhoven (Netherlands). It gives an impression of the traditional folklore dance called Bailinho da Madeira (The dance of Madeira). Now … do not go thinking that all inhabitants on the island of Madeira are dressed like this … and that they all love to dance this. If you think

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