New Year's Eve Festivities in Madeira Island 1 Madeira News 

New Year’s Eve Festivities in Madeira Island

December 31st – New Year’s Eve Festivities With the amphitheatre of Funchal fully lit up, the stage is set for an unforgettable show. A dazzling night, that incites and takes everyone’s breath away. Next year there’ll be more…! Celebrate the New Year with joyfulness and enthusiasm without overlooking champagne and the traditional twelve raisins. The merriment continues throughout the night until dawn, in the hotels, discos, bars and at private parties. This is, without doubt, an unforgettable dawn that welcomes the arrival of the New Year in the best possible…

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New Year's Eve in Madeira 2 EVENTS 

New Year’s Eve in Madeira

Madeira New year festivities – Reveillon Legend of Saint Sylvester On the last night of the year, being the Virgin Mary tilting in the skies over the ocean, St. Sylvester came to talk to her. The Virgin Mary confided in him the reason for her sadness: she recalled the lovely Atlantis, sunken by God as a punishment on its inhabitants. While she was speaking, Our Lady wept tears of sadness and compassion. St. Sylvester noticed that they were not tears but real pearls. One of these tears fell on the…

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