Category Archives: Funchal

Festival do Atlantico, Funchal, Madeira Island

levadeiro/ June 1, 2012/ Events, Fireworks, Funchal, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

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?

levadeiro/ May 4, 2012/ Attractions, Events, Fireworks, Funchal, Madeira Islands, Uncategorized

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”.

Madeira Flower Festival – Festa da Flor 2012

levadeiro/ March 10, 2012/ Events, Flowers, Fun, Funchal, Images, Madeira, Tips, Uncategorized

With the arrival of spring, the city of Funchal turns into a inebriating floral stage filled with enchantment. The magic of this event starts on Saturday morning, with the Children’s Parade, on which, hundreds of children dressed for the occasion event to the Municipio Square where a beautiful flower mural is built, that is symbolically named “The Wall of Hope”

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FusiON Art by Porto Bay @ Zona Velha

levadeiro/ July 16, 2011/ Art, Events, Fun, Funchal, Madeira, Music, Nightlife, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

More than 30 Portuguese and Spanish artists participated, live and in public, in ON by Porto Bay, … a fusion art festival that took place in Funchal’s historic Old Town. Event organised by the Porto Bay Hotel Group designed to foster urban entertainment events in the city of Funchal, with the idea that private organisations should also contribute to making

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Madeira Music Videos & Movies

levadeiro/ July 8, 2011/ Films, Funchal, Madeira, Madeira Islands, Uncategorized, Video

Madeira Island is the ideal location for music videos and film productions. Funchal – Old Town (Zona Velha) Pico Ruivo Madeira Waters Various Locations Mysterious Forest So Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Tim Robbins, Paul Verhoeven, Bernardo Bertolucci, Lynne Ramsay, Lukas Moodysson, David Cronenberg, David Lynch and other filmmakers … come and discover your next film location …. Madeira

Cais do Carvão

levadeiro/ April 6, 2011/ Archaeology, Funchal, History, Madeira, Past, Places, Sea, Uncategorized

Located in between the lido swimming pool and clubhouse Naval do Funchal (that was before Quinta Calaça), is the former Pier Wilson, now known as Cais do Carvão (Coal Wharf). The pier was built in 1903. From here many vapour-vessels passing were supplied with coal on their way through Funchal to America and Africa. The importance of coal in the

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