Carnival in Madeira (photos) 1 EVENTS Madeira Island News 

Carnival in Madeira (photos)

During a week between 2014 February 26 and March 5, Madeira celebrated Carnival, which this year had the theme “Carnival Bright Wood”. The allegorical procession on the night of Saturday, March 3, was the exponent of this carnival, which this year brought the street projects, ten groups. The Carnival in Madeira has tradition and modernity but has mainly at night, which makes the allegorical procession Saturday is a grand spectacle, as shown. We leave here some links where you can see photos of the Carnival this year. http://budgettraveller.org/carnaval-madeira-photoessay/ https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.718610314845606.1073741859.169752853064691&type=1 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.665343096845982.1073741876.117781144935516&type=3…

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Fascinating was the Madeira Carnival (video) 2 Madeira Island News Madeira News TRAVEL 

Fascinating was the Madeira Carnival (video)

More than 1,300 people marched in ‘Carnaval Brilliant ‘ Madeira Many islanders and visitors focused on marginal Funchal on the 1st of March to watch spend the theme ” Bright Wood – Carnival ” procession , which paraded around 1,300 extras , spread across ten groups and supported by floats. This Corsican is the highlight of the carnival program in which the Regional Government of Madeira , through the Department of Culture , Tourism and Transport , has invested this year about 280 thousand euros , contributing to an occupancy…

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Madeira Carnival 3 EVENTS Madeira News 

Madeira Carnival

26 February to 5 March The Carnival, or Mardi Gras, celebrations in Madeira take place on Saturday with a fabulous parade of floats and remains an essentially folk festival. Groups with thousands of participants flood the main streets of Funchal with music and contagious enjoyment. This is a week of healthy madness that invades the hotels, bars and clubs, turning them into permanent parties. In an atmosphere of effusive revelry there are surprising examples of creativity and imagination and there is no shortage of daring caricatures in the Cortejo Trapalhão costume parade…

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