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Apr
27
Sat
Madeira Island Ultra Trail
Apr 27 all-day

Schedule

Saturday, 27th of April 2019 – Races

00:00 – Start of MIUT (Porto Moniz)

05:00 – Concentration in Machico for the athletes of ULTRA (car park near BP Station)

05:30 – Departure of the buses towards the departure of the ULTRA race

07:00 – Start of ULTRA (São Vicente)

07:15 – Concentration in Machico for the athletes of MINI (car park near BP Station)

07:45 – Departure of the buses towards the departure of the MINI race

09:00 – Start of MINI (Porto da Cruz)

09:00 – Concentration in Machico for the athletes of MARATHON (car park near BP Station)

09:30 – Departure of the buses towards the departure of the MARATHON race

11:00 – Start of MARATHON (Monte – Funchal)

Sunday, 28th of April 2019 – Awards Ceremony

10:30 – Delivery of drop bags from MIUT and ULTRA (Forum Machico)

11:30 – Awards ceremony for MARATHON and MINI races (Forum Machico)

12:30 – Awards ceremony for MIUT and ULTRA races (Forum Machico)

– For reasons of force majeure, the schedules and locations might be changed.

Madeira Rum Festival, Avenida Arriaga, Funchal
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm

Rum tasting, masterclasses, cocktails…

Madeira Classical Orchestra, Madeira Regional Assembly, Funchal
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 | 6:00PM
Madeira Regional Assembly
Madeira Classical Orchestra
Guest Conductor: Benoît Fromanger
Soloist: Juliette Hurel
W. A. Mozart [1756-1791] – Opening As Bodas de Fígaro
[1786]
W. A. Mozart [1756-1791] – Flute and Orchestra Concert in
D major, K 314 [1778]
Ludwig van Beethoven [1770-1827] – Symphony No. 6
“Pastoral” in F major, Op.68 [1808]

Miguel Pires, MED, PortoBay Hotels, Funchal
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm

Miguel and his Piano…

Music Nights, House Jazz, Funchal
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm

Music Night at House Jazz every Saturday Night 20.00 – 23.00, with Robin Hird, blues / jazz guitarist. Featuring Alex “the singing chef” who will join Robin at about 21.45 and sing a collection of classic songs.

Make sure you book a table and enjoy a meal while listening to excellent music. Telephone for reservations:- 962844116.

 

Apr
28
Sun
Madeira Rum Festival, Avenida Arriaga, Funchal
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm

Rum tasting, masterclasses, cocktails…

Miguel Pires, SCAT Funchal Music Club & Restaurant, Funchal
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm

Miguel Pires & piano

 

Miguel Pires, Portofino Bar, Vila Porto Mare, Funchal
Apr 28 @ 9:00 pm
Music A La Carte.
Concerto Músicas de Sempre, Centro de Congressos Da Madeira, Funchal
Apr 28 @ 10:00 pm

Part of the 169th Anniversary celebrations,  the Municipal Band of Funchal – Artistas Funchalenses, is pleased to invite you to the Concert of the 169th Anniversary, entitled “Músicas de Semper”, on April 28 at 6:00 p.m. hours, at the Congress Center of Madeira.
Under the Artistic Direction of Maestro Aquilino Silva, we will have the voices of Laura Silva, Mónica Pinto and Triova Voices.

Apr
30
Tue
Miguel Pires, Lisboa Bar, VidaMar Resort Hotel Madeira, Funchal
Apr 30 @ 9:00 pm

The repertoire ranges from Portuguese to Brazilian Music, with English, American and Latin songs.

May
1
Wed
Music Nights, House Jazz, Funchal
May 1 @ 8:00 pm
Every Wednesday Night it’s Music Night at House Jazz. Excellent Russian Violinist playing Jazz standards. 20:00 – 22.00. Enjoy home cooked food whilst listening to Andrei.
Book your table – 962844116.

 

Miguel Pires, Lido Bar, Vila Porto Mare, Funchal
May 1 @ 8:45 pm
From Broadway to Lido
May
2
Thu
Madeira Flower Festival
May 2 @ 12:00 am

Floral species originating in many parts of the world bloom in Madeira, as the island meets specific climatic conditions that allow species from both tropical and cold regions to flourish.

The Flower Festival is a tribute to spring, and the celebration of metamorphosis and rebirth, fertility and the abundance of the flowers that colour, perfume and inebriate the surrounding environment and that give value and take the good name of this tourist destination across borders. Find out more about what to expect from the Madeira Flower Festival, which will take place between the 2nd to 26th of May.
Thursday 2nd May
Central walkways of Avenida Arriaga
15h00 – 16h4
Folklore Group from Santa Rita
18h00
Concert by Trio Décio Abreu
Auditorium of the Madeira Congress Centre
21h00
Concert by Xarabanda Musical and Cultural Association – “A Irmandade do Braguinha”
The Flower Festival is also a cultural event. Tradition is particularly associated with the event, whether through the performances of folk groups, or through the construction of the beautiful floral carpets. At the same time, homage is paid to flowers at the magnificent Flower Exhibition and the city is animated with music concerts and variety shows.
Other initiatives that are included on the schedule:
Flower Market
The flower market contributes to raise public awareness to the countless ornamental and floral species on the island. Visitors and locals can buy them in a picturesque setting.Flower Exhibition and WorkshopsThe Flower Exhibition is held in the centre of Funchal, at Praça do Povo. This exhibition is an extension of the exhibit held at the former Ateneu Comercial of Funchal. This unique flower display shows the finest flowers grown with much care and devotion, all around Madeira. The flowers in display are judged under various categories and the best are awarded prizes by a panel of experts.

In addition the Praça do Povo will also be the centre stage of several workshops and crafts exhibits.

Flower Carpets and Decorations
The abundance of Madeiran flora has greatly contributed to the establishing of this art form. This traditional creation of flower carpets thrives a little bit throughout the island and had its origins in the decoration of religious processions. Due to its undeniable beauty and detail, for the past several years, the flower carpets have been reproduced on the streets for the Flower Festival, establishing alongside the floral sculptures, a major contribution to the magnificence of the city’s decorations, as their careful construction is shared and admired by visiting tourists. These wonderful pieces of floral art are displayed in the central walkways of Avenida Arriaga.

Madeira Auto Parade
The “Madeira Auto Parade” is an exclusive event that integrates the Flower Festival festivities. Organized by the Association “The Classic Motor Exhibition” – ACME and the Clube Carocha da Madeira, this enterprise intends to join both the glamour of classic vehicles and motorcycles, alongside with the flowers of Madeira, incorporating one of the largest exhibitions, and national restoration and elegance contests, an opportunity to admire some of the best vehicles and auto parts, which will be on display at Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro.
The vehicles registered in this parade, will circulate in pairs, an exhibition that will promote moments of pure entertainment, colour and beauty promoted by various musical bands and extras, dressed in costumes inspired by the flowers of Madeira.

Miguel Pires, SCAT Funchal Music Club & Restaurant, Funchal
May 2 @ 7:30 pm

Miguel Pires & piano

 

Beer Festival, Ribiera Brava
May 2 @ 8:00 pm

Beer Festival, Food & Music…

From Braguinha to Ukelele, Congresso Hall, Funchal
May 2 @ 9:00 pm
Within the scope of the project “From Braguinha to Ukelele, a 140 years journey”, the Xarabanda Association promotes a cultural initiatives cycle on the topic “Irmandade da Braguinha” [Brotherhood of Braguinha], programmed for 2, 4, 6 and 7 May, respectively.
This commemoration shall include various aspects, among which, training workshops for braguinha [small Portuguese string instrument] and rajão [5-string instrument of Madeira], directed by Roberto Moniz, as well as the launch of a philatelic collection and postcard by CTT [Portuguese post services], as a tribute to the celebration of the Ukelele’s 125th anniversary and the arrival of the Madeiran citizens to Honolulu on 23 August 1879.
In parallel, shall occur the worldwide premiere of the “LEGACY” documentary by Nuno Jardim, a young cinema director from Lisbon, who, while travelling through Hawaii, found rooted traditions derived from the Portuguese immigration, which began on the 19th century.
This cultural initiatives cycle ends on 7 May, with a joyful night get-together, in an event open to the public at Fortaleza de São João Baptista do Pico [Fortress of St. John The Baptist], in Funchal, around 07.00 P.M.
Miguel Pires, GRUTA Café-Restaurante, Funchal
May 2 @ 10:00 pm

Miguel and his piano

May
3
Fri
Madeira Flower Festival
May 3 @ 12:00 am

Floral species originating in many parts of the world bloom in Madeira, as the island meets specific climatic conditions that allow species from both tropical and cold regions to flourish.

The Flower Festival is a tribute to spring, and the celebration of metamorphosis and rebirth, fertility and the abundance of the flowers that colour, perfume and inebriate the surrounding environment and that give value and take the good name of this tourist destination across borders. Find out more about what to expect from the Madeira Flower Festival, which will take place between the 2nd to 26th of May.
Friday 3rd May
Central walkways of Avenida Arriaga
11h00 – 12h45
Folklore Group from Rochão
21h00 – 23h30
Meeting of Female Academic Tunas
Avenida Arriaga and Praça do Povo
16h30 – 17h30
Pasacalles – Parade of Female Academic Tunas

The Flower Festival is also a cultural event. Tradition is particularly associated with the event, whether through the performances of folk groups, or through the construction of the beautiful floral carpets. At the same time, homage is paid to flowers at the magnificent Flower Exhibition and the city is animated with music concerts and variety shows.

Other initiatives that are included on the schedule:
Flower Market
The flower market contributes to raise public awareness to the countless ornamental and floral species on the island. Visitors and locals can buy them in a picturesque setting.Flower Exhibition and Workshops

The Flower Exhibition is held in the centre of Funchal, at Praça do Povo. This exhibition is an extension of the exhibit held at the former Ateneu Comercial of Funchal. This unique flower display shows the finest flowers grown with much care and devotion, all around Madeira. The flowers in display are judged under various categories and the best are awarded prizes by a panel of experts.

In addition the Praça do Povo will also be the centre stage of several workshops and crafts exhibits.

Flower Carpets and Decorations

The abundance of Madeiran flora has greatly contributed to the establishing of this art form. This traditional creation of flower carpets thrives a little bit throughout the island and had its origins in the decoration of religious processions. Due to its undeniable beauty and detail, for the past several years, the flower carpets have been reproduced on the streets for the Flower Festival, establishing alongside the floral sculptures, a major contribution to the magnificence of the city’s decorations, as their careful construction is shared and admired by visiting tourists. These wonderful pieces of floral art are displayed in the central walkways of Avenida Arriaga.

Madeira Auto Parade
The “Madeira Auto Parade” is an exclusive event that integrates the Flower Festival festivities. Organized by the Association “The Classic Motor Exhibition” – ACME and the Clube Carocha da Madeira, this enterprise intends to join both the glamour of classic vehicles and motorcycles, alongside with the flowers of Madeira, incorporating one of the largest exhibitions, and national restoration and elegance contests, an opportunity to admire some of the best vehicles and auto parts, which will be on display at Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro.
The vehicles registered in this parade, will circulate in pairs, an exhibition that will promote moments of pure entertainment, colour and beauty promoted by various musical bands and extras, dressed in costumes inspired by the flowers of Madeira.

Friday Orchestra Quartet Rock Concert, The English Church, Funchal
May 3 @ 6:00 pm

Friday Orchestra Quartet Rock Concert

Riverdance, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Coldplay

Every Friday at 6pm
Entrance €17.50 at the door
Beer Festival, Ribiera Brava
May 3 @ 8:00 pm

Beer Festival, Food & Music…

20:30 – Os Quase Afinados

22:00 Vania Baganho