Wave of solidarity!; 47 toneladas of food collected!; VAT on restaurant sector will raise €292m; More flights Jersey-Funchal; Mayor of St Helier, Jersey visits Madeira; Jersey and Madeira twinned; MADEIRADIG Festival 2012; Casa das Mudas Art Centre, Calheta, Madeira; Madeira New Year festivities move to Praça do Mar;

International, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Wave of solidarity!..47 toneladas of food collected

The Diario Newspaper reports that 47 toneladas of food and other products have been collected … Read more

Desertas Aquatica Award Winning Film, FNAC, Monday evening 7pm; NEW Madeira Film Festival 2012; Kyle Eastwood and Phamie Gow; Madeira’s Laurissilva forest the worlds largest; The ‘Laurissilva Award’ ; Fado becomes UNESCO World Heritage; EU structural funds: €21bn between 2014-2020; Public Holidays reduction in 2012;

International, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Desertas Aquatica Award Winning Film, FNAC store Madeira, Monday evening 7pm.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEbEz79JfUo

The film shows the underwater natural beauty of the biodiversity … Read more

Madeira restaurant wins Michelin Guide Award again; Film making in Madeira; Liszt Madeira Festival 2011 continues; Bernardo Nascimento to make short film in Madeira; Dionísio Pestana wins award from Ernst & Young Portugal; The Pestana Group;

Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeira restaurant wins Michelin Guide Award again

The Galo d’Oro wins its stars again in The 2012 Michelin Guide, the most famous international gastronomic guide. … Read more

Airports: General strike: 24th November; Proposals for Tollgates on Madeira’s Via Rapidas; Madeira Liszt Festival starts Monday night; Casino da Madeira: New International Shows; Mourinho: another record; Mourinho shows off new piggyback touchline celebration; Machico’s Caves; Flights from Funchal to Abu Dhabi?; Ginjinha the traditional Portuguese liqueur;

International, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Airports: General strike: 24th November

From the ANAM website:

“ANAM – Aeroportos e Navegação Aérea da Madeira, SA informs all passengers and … Read more

‘No one can keep us from this Euro’; Portugal’s PM Pedro Passos Coelho visits Angola; Portugal seeks Angolan investment; Dia Nacional do Mar; Madeira’s biodiversity; Portugal thrash Bosnia-Hercegovina to seal finals spot;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Portugal thrash Bosnia-Hercegovina to seal finals spot

From BBC website:

“Portugal secured their place at Euro 2012 with an emphatic 6-2 second leg … Read more

Transavia Airline lowers fares from Porto to Madeira over Xmas & New Year; Madeira’s Leader met Portuguese PM to discuss austerity measures; Report says Portugal should not leave Common Currency; Report says Portugal mending its ways; More International awards for Madeira’s Tourism Industry; Enter the Madeira Eurosport Competition! – Win Madeira flight & accommodation packages!;

International, Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Transavia airline lowers fares from Porto to Madeira over Xmas & New Year


 

Diario Newspaper article:

http://www.dnoticias.pt/actualidade/economia/292801-transaviacom-baixa-tarifa-madeira-porto-para-39-euros

Madeira Eurosport Competition

From … Read more

Marcos Milewski exhibition Casa das Mudas International Art Centre Calheta; Funchal International Cinema Festival 2011: 12-19 November; Madeira regions underwater beauty featured at the Festival; Magical natural beauty of Fanal Forest, Madeira; Meeting in Lisbon on bailout fund;

International, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Marcos Milewski exhibition Casa das Mudas International Art Centre Calheta

Below a work of Marcos Milewski:

“Está a amanhecer no Fanal” is … Read more

‘Magnificent Madeira’ Film; Faja dos Padres Cable Car ride; 25 Fontes Calheta; Weekend Yellow weather alert ; Madeira’s levada paths one of the 8 Most Unique Walking Paths in the World; ‘Madeira, The Island Vineyard’ Book; Noël Cossart; Emanuel Berk; Portuguese photographer Nuno Sá wins another Photography Award; Hotel Calheta Beach wins environmental award ‘Umwelt Champion’ from the German Tour Operator TUI

International, Portugal, Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Weekend Yellow weather alert for rain, wind and sea

Yellow weather alerts have been issued for Madeira region for rain, wind and sea… Read more

Madeira’s ‘Xarabanda’ celebrates 30 years with Anniversary concerts; Juncker praised Portugal’s efforts in meeting budget goals; New 11th Government of Madeira sworn in; Portugal’s record-breaking waves; Pastel de nata: Portugal’ s signature dessert – “ultimate accompaniment to a tiny but mighty cup of Portuguese coffee”;

International, Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Xarabanda celebrates 30 years with Anniversary concerts 11&12 November, 2011

Xarabanda – Associação Xarabanda: Carlos Figueira, Filipa Camacho, João Viveiros, Maria João … Read more

Madeira Fashion Week: 29 October-7 November, 2011; More flights from Finland, Norway and Germany to Madeira Winter 2011/2012; Street Art Project in Old Zone Funchal continues; More than 7,000 ship passengers arrive in Madeira on 1 day!;

Madeira, Portugal and International News from Paul Abbiati:

More flights from Finland, Norway and Germany to Madeira

Operators and Airlines are
Germania
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Finnair
Tjaereborg
Thomas Cook Airlines… Read more

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot ‘Bota de Ouro’ again; Paul do Mar, Calheta, Car Rally Saturday; Transavia Airline announce 40-90 euro fares to Madeira; Lobo Marinho named Facebook!; 6TH FUNCHAL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL November: 12 – 19; Eva Péron, o espectáculo’ in Madeira; Mortgage interest rate cut; Mortgage payments could fall 6%;

Madeira Portugal and International News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot ‘Bota de Ouro’ again

Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo wins Golden Boot ‘Bota de Ouro’ for the second … Read more

Orange weather sea alert; Yellow weather wind alert; More flights from Germany to Madeira; Madeiran Cristiano Ronaldo nominated for 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or; ‘Special One’ and André Villas-Boas nominated for 2011 FIFA World Coach of the Year; Reid’s Palace celebrates 120 Years; Reid’s gardens and Sir Winston Churchill and Sir George Bernard Shaw; Portugal resurrects the Airship

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:
Orange weather sea alert, Yellow weather wind alert
Keep up to date on the Instituto de Meteorologia site:
http://www.meteo.pt/en/index.html

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