Category Archives: Fireworks

Festival do Atlantico, Funchal, Madeira Island

The Atlantic Festival is an event organized by the Regional Secretariat of Culture, Tourism and Transport which combines entertainment and culture. This festival sets the beginning of the summer season in Madeira and includes a miscellaneous of initiatives which extend throughout the month of June: the Madeira Music Festival, the Regional Arts Week and musical fireworks shows. These nightly shows

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Madeira Atlantic Festival – Happy?

The Atlantic Festival, an event that marks the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, will this year integrate a diverse set of initiatives spread throughout the month of June, most importantly the International Fireworks Competition in Madeira; the Madeira Music Festival; the Regional Arts Week; and the “25th Tour of Madeira in Classic Cars – Classic Car Rally”.

Happy New Year … Happy 2011

See how Madeira celebrates the birth of a New Year …. the birth of 2011! Click here for more videos of the Madeira New Year Eve Fireworks

Madeira New Year Fireworks Live Stream

You can watch the famous Madeira New Year’s Fireworks show live … via the following live stream : The broadcast starts today at 23h30 (GMT). You want a sneak preview of what you can expect to see? Then check the following video of how the city of Funchal greeted the birth of the new year. Video made by Hugo

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Madeira 2010 Fireworks

Check out the first serie of the Madeira 2010 Fireworks videos. These are the first of the collection videos that we found on the web and we will be displaying them here or placing the link to the video page. By the way … Happy New Year! More videos ….

Madeira Waterworks

Filmed yesterday … edited in the evening and uploaded at midnight. Result …. a dramatic film (thanks to the music added by Youtube) of the fury of the waves at the marina of Lugar de Baixo. It is just as spectacular as the New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Funchal (that will take place in a few days). So here is

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A new world record this New Year’s Eve?

This year (and also 1st day of 2010) Madeira expects to re-break the world record for the title of hosting the biggest firework display in the world. A title that was give to Funchal in 2006 by the Guiness Book of Records. The company Macedo Pyrotechnic, who will be directing the New Year Firework theatrical performance in Funchal, is making

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Festival do Atlântico – Not so Happy

Madeira has this month the International Fireworks Competition during Festival do Atlântico (Festival of Atlantic) in which 4 countries are competing, namely Italy, Russia, Germany and Portugal. For those that can not be here on Madeira to see the fireworks … just to give to you an idea how it looks like … here is an video of a previous

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International Fireworks Competition

Madeira was referred in the Guinness World Records to have the biggest fireworks event in the world. Maybe you will say to your partner Honey, lets watch the fireworks on Madeira!. We will need to wait till the end of the year? …. Actually, that is not true! This month the Regional Secretariat of Tourism and Culture organizes the Festival

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Boas Saidas … Boas Entradas

The entrance of the New Year (2008) will be welcomed with a spectacular 8km extension of the revellion (fireworks) in Funchal, city of Madeira Islands. The lady-capital will fire up the sky with all its colors and lights that are now weaved in her evening gala-dress. Each year we have contemplated this event and each time we register new images

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The Evening Dress of Funchal

It is almost the end of the month October and we are about to change all the clocks to the new wintertime (one hour back). However I doubt now seriously …. is it one hour back? or is it one month ahead? The reason I am asking this is because if you go to city of Funchal now it seems

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Grand Opening

First of all I must explain that this video was not made on Madeira but is from the Bahamas (sorry Madeira Turismo). It was sent to me as a response on my video of the ‘World largest pyrotechnic show – Fireworks’ and I must confess … I was impressed! This response video is coverage of the fireworks for the Grand

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Happy Fireworks

I was hoping to find a lot of YouTube videos with film impressions of the latest International Fireworks Competition that took place at the Funchal marina (Madeira). But unfortunately not many have yet uploaded their videos. Ah well …. I did not had my video camera with me, but only my Canon Power Shot S50 digital camera, with it I

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Festival do Atl̢ntico РVideos

On this page/post you will find a video collection of the fireworks display during Festival do Atlântico (Festival of Atlantic). We are searching for video entries of this happening in YouTube and place them all here. Afterwards we will choose the best (amateur) films made of the pyro-musical display. If you are living on Madeira Island or have visited recently,

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Madeira Fireworks (Another Video)

(See also previous blog) The team of the has created very great (high quality) video footage of the recent fireworks of Funchal – Madeira (2006 – 2007). Visit or click on the image below. To see the videos you need to click on the small images with the fireworks … and it will pop up a small new

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Madeira Fireworks (The Video)

Funchal the capital of the Madeira Island has achieved to register a Guinness World Record with its pyrotechnic exhibition, which involved 17 tons of fireworks … that caused 660,300 detonations … 8,000 explosions per minute … over an area of 6 km by 2.7 km wide … more than 8 minutes long. For those that could not witness this spectacular

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Madeira in Guinness World Records

Imagine …. A whole area of 6 km by 2.7 km wide … that is being lit-up by millions of lights and hundred colors …. 8 minutes long. Imagine it …. Done! Yes … the city of Funchal (of the Madeira Island) has achieved this ….. with its pyrotechnic exhibition, that involved 17 tons of fireworks … that caused 660,300

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Christmas Images and Videos 2

For those who can not see the Christmas lights this year on the island of Madeira … we offer you as a small consolation the next days some images (photos and films) of last plus this year illuminations. The following video was taken last year. A terrific view of the gala-dress that the city of Funchal is wearing during the

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