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Jan
4
Fri
Christmas Festivities, Funchal
Jan 4 @ 3:00 pm

Avenida Arriaga central walkways

15:00 – 16:45 Casa do Povo of Camacha folklore group
18:30 Santana folklore group
21:00 Concert: Diana Duarte presents the album “AMURA”

Miguel Pires – Quinta do Furão, Santana
Jan 4 @ 8:30 pm

Miguel and his Piano… wonderful!

Jan
5
Sat
Christmas Festivities, Funchal
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am

Avenida Arriaga central walkways

10:00 – 11:45 Associação Recreativa de Nossa Senhora de Fátima do Arco de São Jorge
15:00 – 16:45 Centro Cultural Stº. António Folklore Group

Municipal Garden
21:00 The Twelfth Night Songs

Singing of the Kings, Municipal Gardens, Funchal
Jan 5 @ 8:00 pm

“Cantar os Reis or cantar as Janeiras” (Singing of the Kings) are traditional songs sung in January. This old Madeiran tradition is celebrated every year 5th to 6th January all over the Island, where family, neighbours and friends of all ages come out and sing door to door. Enjoy the last few days of the Christmas lights, music shows in the streets of Funchal and great traditional concerts performed at the Funchal’s Municipal Garden Auditorium.

Jan
6
Sun
Christmas Festivities, Funchal
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am

Avenida Arriaga central walkways

10:00 – 11:45 Casa do Povo of Gaula folklore group
15:00 – 16:45 Associação Recreativa de Nossa Senhora de Fátima do Arco de São Jorge
18:30 Concert by Miguel Pires Trio

Jan
12
Sat
Santo Amaro Feast, Santa Cruz
Jan 12 @ 6:00 pm

Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way all over the island, the religious festivity of Santo Amaro.

This is the day when families gather to share the remaining delicacies of this festive season, to take out the Christmas decorations and lapinhas (cribs) and to “clean the kitchen cabinets – a custom deeply rooted in the traditions of popular people of Madeira.
On this day the municipality of Santa Cruz pays tribute to its patron saint in a very lively religious festivity, which marks the end of the Christmas holidays.

12th January

21h:00 Franco E Cordophones Madeirenses

22h:30 Cristina Barbosa Live Band

Jan
13
Sun
Santo Amaro Feast, Santa Cruz
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm

Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way all over the island, the religious festivity of Santo Amaro.

This is the day when families gather to share the remaining delicacies of this festive season, to take out the Christmas decorations and lapinhas (cribs) and to “clean the kitchen cabinets – a custom deeply rooted in the traditions of popular people of Madeira.
On this day the municipality of Santa Cruz pays tribute to its patron saint in a very lively religious festivity, which marks the end of the Christmas holidays.

13th January

21h:00 Marcio Amaro

22h:30 4Litro

Jan
14
Mon
Santo Amaro Feast, Santa Cruz
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm

Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way all over the island, the religious festivity of Santo Amaro.

This is the day when families gather to share the remaining delicacies of this festive season, to take out the Christmas decorations and lapinhas (cribs) and to “clean the kitchen cabinets – a custom deeply rooted in the traditions of popular people of Madeira.
On this day the municipality of Santa Cruz pays tribute to its patron saint in a very lively religious festivity, which marks the end of the Christmas holidays.

14th January

22h:00 Folclore Group of Santa Cruz

23h:00 Pedro Garcia

Jan
15
Tue
Santo Amaro Feast, Santa Cruz
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm

Madeira Islands celebrate, in a particularly festive and ceremonial way all over the island, the religious festivity of Santo Amaro.

This is the day when families gather to share the remaining delicacies of this festive season, to take out the Christmas decorations and lapinhas (cribs) and to “clean the kitchen cabinets – a custom deeply rooted in the traditions of popular people of Madeira.
On this day the municipality of Santa Cruz pays tribute to its patron saint in a very lively religious festivity, which marks the end of the Christmas holidays.

15th January

21h:00 Otus Maoli

22h:00 O’Repente

Jan
18
Fri
Weddings Fair, Pestana Fórum Casino, Funchal
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm

Organised by the Funchal Trade and Industry Association – Madeira Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACIF-CCIM), the 9th edition of the weddings fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas” will, once again, take place at the Pestana Fórum Casino.

Several companies specialised in party organising services will be together under one roof, promoting Madeira as a perfect destination for wedding ceremonies.

Whether going for a romantic weekend or a Honeymoon trip, Madeira is a paradise destination for a holiday for two.

Jan
19
Sat
Weddings Fair, Pestana Fórum Casino, Funchal
Jan 19 @ 2:00 pm

Organised by the Funchal Trade and Industry Association – Madeira Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACIF-CCIM), the 9th edition of the weddings fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas” will, once again, take place at the Pestana Fórum Casino.

Several companies specialised in party organising services will be together under one roof, promoting Madeira as a perfect destination for wedding ceremonies.

Whether going for a romantic weekend or a Honeymoon trip, Madeira is a paradise destination for a holiday for two.

Ensemble XXI String Orchestra with João Teixeira, Assembleia Legislativa da Madeira, Funchal
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm

19.01.2019 Saturday 18:00
Legislative Assembly of Madeira
String Orchestra – Ensemble XXI
Cycle Young Soloists
Musical Direction – Yuriy Kyrychenko
Soloist – João Teixeira

PROGRAM

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [1756-1791] – Fun, K137
Lars-Erik Larsson [1908-1986] – Concertino for trombone and string orchestra, Op. 45, No. 7 [1955]
Piotr Tchaikovsky [1840-1893] – Elegy “A Grateful Greeting” [1884]
Edvard Grieg [1843 – 1907] – Holberg Suite, Op. 40 [1884]

A concert of special relevance in our programming.
The young trombonist João Teixeira, who began his academic training at the Madeira Conservatory of Professional Arts with the guidance of Professor Luís Rodrigues, is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London, to study with Dudley Bright and Ian Bousfield.
This cycle, which has proved to be an important point in our program, aims to make known to our audience the young people who had their initial training in Madeira and who have excelled in their higher education, and on the other hand recognize the level of the artistic and pedagogical teaching that is practiced in the region.
For this occasion we have a special program. Larger composition names such as Mozart, Grieg and Tchaikovsky with musical direction by Yuriy Kyrychenko and Rachmaninov and Larsson with João Teixeira’s solo.
In the Legislative Assembly Hall of Madeira, the Ensemble XXI, which will give a sound body to this concert, the soloist João Teixeira and the composers elected for this special occasion, who with the quality and richness of their musical literature have the ability not to leave us indifferent to its creation.
Our musicians, playing for themselves the music of the world!

Norberto Gomes
Art Director

Miguel Pires, Le Med, Vila Porto Mare, Funchal
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm

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

Live Music with Robin Hird, House Jazz, Funchal
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm

Robin Hird, a blues/jazz guitarist, will be playing at House Jazz from 8pm. Come along for a great night. Good music and good food. Around 10pm Alex “the singing chef” will be singing songs from The American song book.

 

Stardust Acoustic Project, Qasbah Lounge, Funchal
Jan 19 @ 11:00 pm

This Saturday at Qasbah is unmissable!
The Stardust acoustic project transport us to the great successes s in acoustic version, reliving great themes of iconic composers such as Pink Floyd, The Doors, Dire Straits, among others… not to miss!

Jan
20
Sun
Funchal Marathon, Funchal
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am

The Madeira Athletics Association (AARAM) annually promotes this important international sporting event. This competition consists of three main races, the Funchal Marathon (42.195,00 meters), the Funchal Half Marathon (21.097,50 meters) and the Mini Marathon (5.900 meters). This race will once again be run on a flat course, almost entirely on a closed, attractively landscaped circuit, offering the perfect setting for healthy competition between athletes from different nationalities. For more information regarding the events official programme and registrations go to: http://www.funchalmarathon.com

Weddings Fair, Pestana Fórum Casino, Funchal
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm

Organised by the Funchal Trade and Industry Association – Madeira Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACIF-CCIM), the 9th edition of the weddings fair “Funchal Noivos & Festas” will, once again, take place at the Pestana Fórum Casino.

Several companies specialised in party organising services will be together under one roof, promoting Madeira as a perfect destination for wedding ceremonies.

Whether going for a romantic weekend or a Honeymoon trip, Madeira is a paradise destination for a holiday for two.

Miguel Pires, Portofino Bar, Vila Porto Mare, Funchal
Jan 20 @ 9:00 pm
Music A La Carte.
Jan
24
Thu
Festa dos Compadres, Santana
Jan 24 @ 12:00 am

The ‘Festa dos Compadres’ marks the opening of the Carnival season in Madeira, a tradition going back to more than 50 years, which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Santana.

This is an event known for its originality, marked by its gigantic figures who roam the streets of this quiet town located on the north of the Madeira island, in a parade full of humour, lots of colour and joy.
For more information: cm-santana.com 
Jan
26
Sat
Live Music with Robin Hird, House Jazz, Funchal
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm

Robin Hird, a blues/jazz guitarist, will be playing at House Jazz from 8pm. Come along for a great night. Good music and good food. Around 10pm Alex “the singing chef” will be singing songs from The American song book.