The month of December is the high point of all regional events , based on the beauty and richness of Events of the End – of – Year . It is the month of the Feast , as in Madeira is known throughout the duration of the celebrations of Christmas and New Year’s Eve , a time for the islanders lived intensely until the 6th January .
Christmas parties and New Year in Madeira include a rich program of events in religious, ethnographic and artistic filling low Funchal much joy, music , color and light character, whose apotheosis culminates with a grand fireworks display Pass year in the amphitheater of the bay of Funchal , awarded in 2006 by the Guinness book of records as the biggest spectacle of fire firework in the world.
Some of the highlights of this program are:
December 8 to January 6, 2014 – General lighting of the Christmas decorations in Funchal
December 13 to January 6, 2014 – Exhibitions holiday in downtown Funchal
December 23 – Night Farmers Market , starting at 20h
December 28 – São Silvestre Race – Tour of the city of Funchal , the 20h
December 31 – Grand spectacle of fireworks
January 5, 2014 – ” Singing Kings | Garden City