Category Archives: Nightlife

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

Read More

Noite do Mercado – Christmas Night Market

levadeiro/ December 23, 2009/ Christmas, Events, Folklore, Fun, Funchal, Madeira, Nightlife, Things To Do, Uncategorized

Noite do Mercado (Night of the Market) is a traditional celebration in Funchal that will take place tonight and will last all night long. The location of this event will take place in the famous Funchal market (Mercado dos Lavradores) and the streets surrounding the market. It will be crowded with joyful people creating a real festive happening …. with

Read More

Life might not be the party … might as well dance!

levadeiro/ December 6, 2009/ Blog, Life, Madeira, Nightlife, Uncategorized

Kaitlin Sowinski, young American amazon from Hopkinton (Rhode Island – US), lives in Madeira (3 months) and plays professional basketball with Clube Amigos do Basquet (CAB) of Funchal. In her blog she describes how she (tries to) adjust to live on a island like Madeira. The differences she encounters in the area such as culture, food, language, and daily living

Read More

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

Read More

International Fireworks Competition

levadeiro/ June 1, 2008/ Attractions, Events, Fireworks, Funchal, Island, Madeira, Music, Nightlife, Things To Do, Tips, Uncategorized

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

Read More