Funchal City Day – Madeira Island News Blog

Funchal celebrates its 514th anniversary of becoming a city, starting at 9:30 a.m., in Praça do Município, with anthems and the raising of the flag. The program continues with a solemn mass at the Colégio church at 10:00 am. The commemorative session is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. in the Municipal Assembly Hall, followed by the presentation of the medals of merit.

– The 18th edition of the Emigrant’s Day, in the parish of Ilha, begins with Mass in Nossa Senhora do Rosário, in the parish church at 9:30 a.m. There will also be in the parish hall, a debate on the theme “Tools that position a territory”, and the presentation of the book “The return of those who never left – Memories and stories of emigration from São Roque do Faial “. Starting at 4:30 p.m., the folk group of Rochão, the duo Sandra & Ricardo, the Xarabanda, Catarina Melim & Banda, 4Litro & Banda, Fitness Team will cross the stage and the program will end with DJ Hugo Basílio.

– The ‘Battle of the Bands’ event with regional bands starts at 6:30 p.m. at Barreirinha Bar Café.

– From 7:00 p.m., the Caniço Gastronomic Festival continues, it is celebrated until Tuesday evening.

– Tonight, at 9:30 p.m., in Largo das Palmeiras, Porto Santo, the Spanish folk group GF El Despertar Cedillo will perform.

From Jornal Madeira