Circus captivates audience again

Final circus performance of Atlantic Festival

FN report that the circus that performed in downtown Funchal once again captivated their audience last night. This time they were not restricted by the wind that affected last weeks performance.
The artistic project was integrated this year for the first time at the Atlantic Festival 2019. ............ more

Dia da Madeira holiday tomorrow

Holiday marks granting of autonomous status

Madeira Day is celebrated in tomorrow, 1st July. The public holiday marks the date when Portugal granted autonomy to the Madeira archipelago. Although it is only officially celebrated in Madeira, Portuguese citizens and Portuguese immigrants throughout the world celebrate the holiday ............ more

Portugal completes Atlantic Festival fireworks

Tonight sees conclusion of Atlantic Festival

Tonights final “pyro-musical” fireworks show at 22.30 on the outer pier of the Port of Funchal is by the Macedos Pirotecnia company (Portugal) with the theme “Glorious”.
The Diario reports that the show will be followed by the Award Ceremony of the International Fireworks ............ more

Portugal – world class for peace and family

Portugal ranked third in Global Peace Index and fifth in UNICEF’s Family Friendly lists

The Global Peace Index has published its 2019 results, and after climbing two places, Portugal is officially the third most peaceful country in the world. The first and second places have gone to Iceland and New Zealand. The ............ more

Praia Formosa car parking reopens

Car park at Praia Formosa

Car park opens in time for bathing season

JM reports that Frente MarFunchal has announced that the parking lot at Praia Formosa is open once again.

The announcement has just been posted on the Facebook page of Frente MarFunchal, which manages most of the seafront facilities in and around Funchal. The company guarantees that “free ............ more

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