Category Archives: Music

Interview with Ecomusicalis

levadeiro/ July 14, 2013/ Interview, Madeira, Music, Video

Music with nature becomes perfect and has its cause. It is born from equilibrium. Equilibrium is born of what is fair, what is fair is born from the sense of the world.

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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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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Braguinha de Madeira

levadeiro/ February 16, 2011/ Madeira, Madeira Islands, Music, Traditions, Video

Machete (Braguinha) is characteristic instrument of Madeira Island. It is a small guitar with four gut strings that are tuned in thirds, with the exception of the two main strings, which have an interval of a fourth. This instrument is used by farmers at feasts and dance. The music is vulgar in a succession of simple chords, but in the

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Events for this month

levadeiro/ August 8, 2009/ Attractions, Events, Funchal, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

14th and 15th – Feast of Our Lady of Monte – Funchal This is considered to be the Region’s main feast concerning the people’s devotion, famous all over the world where emigrants from Madeira have settled. Great popular entertainment during the two festival days, transforms the picturesque and romantic parish of Monte into one of the liveliest places in the

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Stand By Me

levadeiro/ April 7, 2009/ Life, Music, Uncategorized, Video

Living on Madeira …. I contemplate to the world (thanks to the Web) in a different (and relaxing) way … Just wanted to share this video with you all … Stand By Me (enjoy) Merci Maja for sharing it with me

Monte Festival

levadeiro/ August 11, 2008/ Attractions, Events, Folklore, Fun, Gastronomy, Life, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Traditions, Travel, Uncategorized

One of the most popular religious (folk) festivals of Madeira will take place … the Monte Festival –A Nossa Senhora do Monte (Our Lady of the Mount). With this festival Funchal commemorates the deliverance of the people from hunger and plague. Celebrations consists of a city fair which lasts through the night, with braziers and all sorts of wonderful Madeirense

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Regional Events Month of July

levadeiro/ July 6, 2008/ Events, Folklore, Fun, Funchal500, Gastronomy, Madeira, Music, Things To Do, Tips, Traditions, Uncategorized

11 to 13 July – 53rd Livestock and Agribusiness Fair – Porto Moniz Organized for the first time in 1955 in order to encourage development of animal rearing, this has become a rural event of particular importance to the Region. Various exhibits of animals and objects related to local farming are available for visitors to see in Santa – Porto

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Funchal Jazz Festival

levadeiro/ July 2, 2008/ Attractions, Events, Funchal, Images, Madeira, Music, Nightlife, Things To Do, Tips, Travel, Uncategorized, Video

For those of you who searches for “Jazz” on the web will notice that the last few years a new location has appeared on the top result pages, namely “Funchal Jazz Festival“. The 9th edition of authentic Jazz by famous artists, organized by Funchal Municipal Council, that will be held in the open air at the gardens of Quinta Magnólia

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