Merkel says Portugal is example for Italy; IMF on Portugal: no need for a new bailout; 5th October commemorations: President demands short-term results from the government; Madeira’s FIRST Nature Festival 10-16 October, 2011 ; Madeira seeks to empower and promote Active Tourism, in a sustainable approach; ‘i’ Newspaper: ‘Madeira. 33 years of forgiveness and slippages.’

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Some of the main headlines on Thursday from Portugal Daily View:

Diário de Notícias

‘IMF says Portugal does not need new bailout’, reports Diário de Notícias, writing that the director of the International Monetary Fund for Europe, António Borges, said that although the country is facing big challenges, there is no need for a new bailout.

5th October commemorations: President demands short-term results from the government

President demands short-term results from the government», reports Diário de Notícias, writing that in his speech for the 5 October commemorations, Cavaco Silva warned about the need to avoid a new bailout for Portugal.

Jornal de Notícias

‘Merkel says Portugal is example for Italy’, writes Jornal de Notícias. The IMF warned that excess deficit control puts the economies at risk and António Borges, IMF director for Europe, said Portugal does not need a new bailout.

Image from Diario Newspaper
‘Madeira. 33 years of forgiveness and slippages.‘ The newspaper ‘i’ states that the leader of the autonomous region of Madeira has played against and won over six of the central government’s ministers of finance.


Cover of i Newspaper: Thursday 6th October, 2011

link to Portugal Daily View: http://www.portugaldailyview.com/

Madeira’s FIRST Nature Festival 10-16 October, 2011 ; Madeira seeks to empower and promote Active Tourism, in a sustainable approach.

From the official Tourism Website:

“For a week, Madeira promotes the 1st Nature Festival and celebrates its best, among its visitors. On land, on air or on sea, the choices are plenty and everybody can experience activities, offering a multiplicity range, designed for all age groups.”

“To these activities, many others come together, in an event that links sports, animation, ethnography and Madeira culture. Simultaneously there will be a photography competition.

Official poster

Madeira seeks to empower and promote Active Tourism, in a sustainable approach

With this additional event to the Tourist Entertainment Calendar, Madeira seeks to empower and promote Active Tourism, in a sustainable approach. Interaction and discovery of Madeira value to this level, based on an appealing and dynamic programme, gathers all the necessary ingredients in order to turn this Festival into a pleasant surprise and exceed all expectations.

Nature, on its outmost pure shape, is now, more than beautiful, a challenge waiting for you, between the 10th and the 16th of October!”

“Feel the landscape around you! Dive in it! Take a deep breath! Surrender to the charms of an island that exhales energy and inspires emotion and
adventure…”

Film

Programme

10th October – Monday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
5.30 pm – I Madeira Nature Festival Official Opening Ceremony
6 pm – Performance by the Albion’s Band – Southampton
Restauração Square:
5.30 pm – 12 pm – Small Typical Madeiran Festivity – ACIF (Funchal Commercial and Industrial
Association)

11th October – Tuesday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
10 am – 1 pm – Segway Experience
10 am – 7 pm – Exhibition area with information services from the partners
11am – 7 pm – Urban Golf
11 am – 7 pm – Tree gliding Experience
12 pm – 5 pm – Folk dancing group performance
6 pm – Breakdance performance by the STG Group
Restauração Square:
12 pm – 12 am – Small Typical Madeiran Festivity – ACIF

12th October – Wednesday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
10 am – 1pm – Segway Experience
10 am – 1 pm – Exhibition area with information services from the partners
11 am – 7 pm – Urban Golf
12 pm – 5 pm – Folk dancing group performance
Restauração Square:
12 pm – 12 am – Small Typical Madeiran Festivity – ACIF

13th October – Thursday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
10 am – 1 pm – Segway Experience
10 am – 7 pm – Exhibition area with information services from the partners
11 am – 7 pm – Urban Golf
11 am – 7 pm – Tree gliding Experience
12 pm – 5 pm – Folk dancing group performance
6 pm – Breakdance performance by the STG Group
Restauração Square:
12 pm – 12 am – Small Typical Madeiran Festivity – ACIF 14th October – Friday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
10 am – 1 pm – Segway Experience
10 am – 7 pm – Exhibition area with information services from th

14th October – Friday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
10 am – 1 pm – Segway Experience
10 am – 7 pm – Exhibition area with information services from the partners
11 am – 7 pm – Urban Golf
12 pm – 5 pm – Folk Dancing group performance
4 pm – Atlantic Festival Academic Tuna parade
7 pm – Oporto Medical Academic Tuna performance
Restauração Square:
12 pm – 12 am – Small Typical Madeiran Festivity – ACIF

15th October – Saturday
Avenida Arriaga main square:
10 am – Breakdance performance by STG Group
10 am – 1 pm – Segway Experience
10 am – 5 pm –Urban Golf Demonstration
10 am – 7 pm – Exhibition area with information services from the partners
11 am – 7 pm – Horse Riding Experience – Pony Rides
11 am – 7 pm – Tree gliding Experience
12 pm –5 pm– Folk dancing group performance
Restauração Square:
12 pm – 12 am – Small Typical Madeiran Festivity – ACIF

And Also … From October 10th to 16th

Photography Contest: “Celebrating Nature”;

Active tourism activities in the air, in the mountains and in the sea held in Madeira and Porto Santo
Islands which are promoted by the local partners:
– Jeep Safari, trekking and walking tours, canyoning, mountain biking, horse riding, 4×4 wheel bike,
bird watching, climbing, boat / sailboat trips, dolphin and whale watching, boat tours, diving, kayaking,
snorkelling, surfing, panoramic tours, paragliding, airplane journeys, cable car rides, etc.;

Various offers and discounts are provided by the sponsors to all the participants who subscribe services and tourism products offered by the partners of the event.

link to Tourism Website pages: http://www.madeiratourism.org/?section=menu&extravars=/eccbc87e4b5ce2fe28308fd9f2a7baf3/85d8ce590ad8981ca2c8286f79f59954/a67f096809415ca1c9f112d96d27689b&infolang=eng

5 thoughts on “Merkel says Portugal is example for Italy; IMF on Portugal: no need for a new bailout; 5th October commemorations: President demands short-term results from the government; Madeira’s FIRST Nature Festival 10-16 October, 2011 ; Madeira seeks to empower and promote Active Tourism, in a sustainable approach; ‘i’ Newspaper: ‘Madeira. 33 years of forgiveness and slippages.’”

  1. who is good and safe who is not

    Moody’s said Friday it downgraded senior debt and deposit ratings and standalone ratings for Caixa Geral de Depositos, Banco Comercial Portugues, Banco Espirito Santo, Banco BPI, Banco Santander Totta, and Caixa Economica Montepio Geral.

    It also downgraded the debt and deposit ratings for Banco Internacional do Funchal, Banco Portugues de Negocios and Espirito Santo Financial Group.

    Moody’s said only Banco Portugues de Negocios carried a positive outlook.

    Reply
  2. uncle Berti, thank u very much for supporting your clan of clowns
    now now six pack Joae will pay

    Vítor Gaspar warns that “national solidarity” calls for a different attitude by Alberto João Jardim», reports Jornal de Negócios stating that in yesterday’s speech in parliament, the minister of finance said Madeira will have to accept responsibility for its debt.
    «Government will tighten control over Madeira’s finances», reports Diário Económico, saying that on the final day of the election campaign in the autonomous region, Minister of Finance Vítor Gaspar said he will be reinforcing vigilance over Madeira’s accounts.

    there are “enormous violations” in Madeira’s debt», writes Público, quoting what the minister of finance said Thursday in parliament. The newspaper also says that the delay of the austerity measures helped Alberto João Jardim and Pedro Passos Coelho.

    Reply

Leave a comment

Translate »