The Madeira Atlantic Festival, an event that sets the beginning of the summer season in Madeira, is one of the most recent tourist entertainment events, to be held betweem June 3rd,10th,17th to 24th.
The Regional Bread Fair is an event organised by the Funchal Lions Club for over 20 years and usually takes place at Largo da Restauração, with the purpose of raising funds for the club’s charity works. Each installment of this event includes entertainment by folk groups in the mornings and afternoons of each festival day, and a Serenade after the fireworks.
Atlantic Roots Festival
This year’s edition presents some novelties, new brand, image and programme, location, date, and concept, a festival that combines different genres, sounds, as well as new musical trends of artistic quality.
This three-day festival (June 15th to 17th) aims to reach a demanding, but very diversified audience. Its overall aim is to a have a greater international projection, while also strengthening the region’s cultural offer.
The main stage will be at the gardens of the emblematic Quinta Magnólia, an event that features well-known regional, national and international performers starring such as Elza Soares (Brazil), Maria Toledo (Spain), Banda d´Além band (Madeira), the “Cancioneiro Açoriano” Medeiros / Lucas band (Azores) among others.
Regional Arts Week
This is an event organized by the Regional Art Education Association – AREArtística, intended to showcase the learning and artistic skills of Madeiran students, acquired during school, through various activities that will be held in the city centre, specifically the “Feast at the Gardens”, the Regional Artistic Meetings, the Regional Exhibition of Artistic Expression, and ESCOLartes. The programme includes several artistic performances in the areas of Song, Drama/Theatre, Instrumental, Traditional Madeiran Chordophones and Dance, in addition to the Regional Exhibition of Artistic Expression, which includes a Painting contest. This event, in its forth edition, shares the artistic work and experiments of about 4000 students from the local primary and secondary schools, and the participation of several groups in the field of Special Education, consolidating bonds between local schools and the community, from a social openness perspective.
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