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A backstage trip to the theatre

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When, on October 24th 1884 João Sauvair da Camara, mayor of Funchal, set the first stone of the teatro D. Maria Pia he was far from imagining that, 130 years…

Sting ray watches as instrument is lowered into the water off Madeira

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Sometime last week, hydrographic ship Auriga, during a scientific mission to Madeira, was the mean used to lower two ADCP current measuring instruments (ADCP – Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler), in…

Ice cream to cry for

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If you happen to be west bound, heading for one of the beaches, stop in the Ponta do Sol sea front and try one of the artisanal ice creams at…

The new Golden Gate

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About a week ago Funchal got back the corner of the world. More than a terrace – one more terrace – the Golden Gate is an historic reference, and its…

Funchal maintains inner city

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The Funchal city is being painted afresh. The council has already started the works aimed at improving the city’s urban “furniture”, improving the city’s pavements, resetting the city’s benches and…

FrenteMar raises awareness in the beaches until October

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Funchal’s FrenteMar has created three “blue centres” this summer. The structures, one in each of the main sea access centres of Funchal, are designed to raise awareness and support for…

Unforgettable

The moments that make it special

A backstage trip to the theatre

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When, on October 24th 1884 João Sauvair da Camara, mayor of Funchal, set the first stone of the teatro D. Maria Pia he was far from imagining that, 130 years…

Ice cream to cry for

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If you happen to be west bound, heading for one of the beaches, stop in the Ponta do Sol sea front and try one of the artisanal ice creams at…

Our Islands

Unique and incomparable beauty

Sting ray watches as instrument is lowered into the water off Madeira

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Sometime last week, hydrographic ship Auriga, during a scientific mission to Madeira, was the mean used to lower two ADCP current measuring instruments (ADCP – Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler), in…

Funchal maintains inner city

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The Funchal city is being painted afresh. The council has already started the works aimed at improving the city’s urban “furniture”, improving the city’s pavements, resetting the city’s benches and…

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Sagres spends the weekend in Madeira

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The Portuguese navy tall ship Sagres is set to arrive in Funchal tomorrow. The iconic big sail ship, one of the most visited national symbols, is to stay in Funchal…

Press Freedom in Camara de Lobos

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The Museu de Imprensa da Madeira in partnership with the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department of Universidade da Madeira (DLLC – UMa), is going to commemorate the International Press freedom…

Book your night at the marine biology station

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Building on previous years’ successes, the Funchaql marine biology station is this year again planning to open one night per month, during the summer. The idea of this Funchal council…

Funchal’s proposals for one week

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If you don’t want to – or cannot – leave Funchal this summer the Funchal city council has created a special route especially dedicated to you. The route has been…

São Martinho in Portugal’s top -10

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The civil parish of São Martinho received the Ecofreguesias 21 banner and certificate, as announced, during the Torres Vedras GreenFest, being placed in an honourable 9th place within Portugal, within…

Madeira tastes in Lisbon

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Bistro & Tapas, at the Tryp Lisboa Oriente presents, until next March 3rd, the Madeiran gastronomy week, an event in which all visitors can take the opportunity to taste our…

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A thousand and one things happening

Sagres spends the weekend in Madeira

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The Portuguese navy tall ship Sagres is set to arrive in Funchal tomorrow. The iconic big sail ship, one of the most visited national symbols, is to stay in Funchal…

Book your night at the marine biology station

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Building on previous years’ successes, the Funchaql marine biology station is this year again planning to open one night per month, during the summer. The idea of this Funchal council…

Out There

What do the Madeirenses around the world

Press Freedom in Camara de Lobos

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The Museu de Imprensa da Madeira in partnership with the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department of Universidade da Madeira (DLLC – UMa), is going to commemorate the International Press freedom…

São Martinho in Portugal’s top -10

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The civil parish of São Martinho received the Ecofreguesias 21 banner and certificate, as announced, during the Torres Vedras GreenFest, being placed in an honourable 9th place within Portugal, within…

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Our islands in the distance of a play

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Discover the archipelago faces

Don’t let the ukulele die

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And if someone was to tell you that the famous ukulele, so enjoyed by the tourists in Hawaii, had its origins in Madeira’s “braguinha”? And if one were to tell…

Maria, Madeira in São Paulo

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No, Maria wasn’t born in Madeira. But does this really make a difference? She was born with Madeira in her heart, and in the life she chose for herself –…

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Our islands in the distance of a play

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