February marks compass for the last preparations for the Carnival celebrations in Madeira . Take a break in your day -to-day , and come to discover the thrill of a single destination , so close !
Feast of Compadres | Santana
The municipality of Santana celebrated every year on the Feast of Compadres , event with great enthusiasm that marks the beginning of the season Carnavalesca in the region , a tradition originated more than 50 years.
Known for its originality, this festival is marked by its fun to run around in a giant figures show full of humor , lots of color and joy , the streets of this town on the northern coast of the island .
Carnival Festivities | Funchal
February 26 to March 5
During one week, the carnival rhythms invade the streets of the downtown area to the sound of marches and brass bands , a party that annually associates in perfection, joy, animation, satire and merriment involving and arousing the spirit of Carnival wants in residents want in visitors . The Program of Carnival Festivities integrates a number of recreational initiatives , including the large Float Parade on Saturday evening day 1, which gathers a thousand revelers in colorful single marque , which brightens the main arteries of downtown Funchal . These festivities culminate on Tuesday of Carnival , day 4 , with ” Fun Parade ” in which hundreds of revelers parade with a very own dynamics , humor and satire to mistura.Toda this festive revelry finds its culmination in the Autonomy Square , where , in a festive atmosphere , participants , tourists and residents continue the revelry in one of the most emblematic and historic areas of the city , the old town .