26th Food Festival of Machico: 29 July-7 August, 2011; European Rally Championships: ‘Rali Vinho da Madeira’ 4-6 August; Madeira regional elections 9 October; Public Sector reforms: “public bodies need cutting drastically”;

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26th Semana Gastronómica de Machico: 29 July-7 August, 2011

European Rally Championships: ‘Rali Vinho da Madeira’ 4-6 August

“I am very happy to take part again in this amazing race: on the island of the Atlantic during ............  ...read more

Scuba Diving; Film: the beauty of Madeira underwater; Madeira Island: a great location for film production; JP Simões Concert Estalagem da Ponta do Sol, Saturday night;

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JP Simões Concert Estalagem da Ponta do Sol, Saturday night 10pm.

Scuba Diving and the beauty of Madeira underwater

Title of the film above: Madeira Aquática HD which was an entry in the category Criativo/Ficção at the
4th ............  ...read more

Festa da Lapa Final Day Paul do Mar Calheta: Headliners ‘Guasakaka’; Music Festival Funchal: SMtmn – Festival Sons do Mar in Santa Catarina Park 24 July;

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‘Festa da Lapa’ Final Day 24 July, Paul do Mar Calheta: Headliners ‘Guasakaka’

Recommended in the Diario Agenda section on Sunday 24th July.
Admission FREE

Programme:

Music Festival Funchal: SMtmn – Festival Sons do Mar ............  ...read more

FESTA DA LAPA, Paul do Mar: 22,23 & 24 July; Festa da Lapa: Madeira’s answer to Monty Python: ‘4 litro’?; Flights to Madeira from Ukraine; More TRANSAVIA flights from Paris to Madeira; Lisbon: cost of living drops;

Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati: Festa da Lapa starts in Paul do Mar, Calheta region Friday night and continues until early hours of Sunday morning. The most famous and popular festa of the historic fishing village has 3 themes: gastronomia, entertainment and other culture.

Paul do Mar speciality: lapas

Unmissables are eating lapas, limpets most harvested on Paul do Mar’s stone reefs limpets grilled in a pan with butter and garlic accompanied by a cold beer.

Madeira’s answer to Monty Python: ‘4 litro’?

Entertainment at Festa da Lapa includes: ‘4 litro’ – the comedy act will be on the festa stage at 9pm on Sunday night. One of their sketches: Escola de condução Ponta do pargo\Campo de golfe

Flights to Madeira from Ukraine started

link to Diario article: http://www.dnoticias.pt/impressa/diario/274751/economia/274901-ukranie-international-iniciou-charter-de-kiev

More TRANSAVIA flights ............  ...read more

Euro crisis song; Portugal: earthquake in employment law; Music Festival Funchal: SMtmn – Festival Sons do Mar 24 July; Guasakaka’s first CD;

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Guasakaka’s first CD

The Madeiran Band Guasakaka will present their first CD with the title ‘Bomba Kara’ on the 23rd July at the Centro de Congressos in Madeira

Music Festival Funchal: SMtmn – Festival Sons do Mar in ............  ...read more

‘One day Dance 2011’; Watching the stars in Calheta Region Madeira; Ties off and reduce air-conditioning; There’s more to Portuguese food than Bacalhau; ‘Fusion Art Festival’ continues in Zona Velha Funchal

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Watching the stars in Calheta Region Madeira

Another great film from DarkMast3rChi3f’s. Thanks DarkMast3rChi3f’s!

http://www.youtube.com/user/DarkMast3rChi3f#p/a/u/0/-Gk3mHy33Cc#

One day Dance 2011

4,000 expected at The Parque Desportivo de Água ............  ...read more