Madeira News: Xmas & New Year Official Festivities Programme!

December, 1st– Monday
Official switch on of Christmas illuminations in the city centre

December, 6th– Saturday
9pm – XX Madeira fireworks27nov14v1Meeting of University Music Groups – “Sarau Académico”– Madeira Congress Centre

December, 8th– Monday
General Illumination of Funchal’s Amphitheatre

December, 9th–Tuesday
Opening of the exhibition “Christmas at Casa da Calçada” – Frederico deFreitas Museum

December, 12th– Friday
Beginning of background music in Funchal city centre
10am– 5.30pm– NativityCrib by Santa Isabel Seniors Retreats- Exhibition at InfoArt – SRT (until January, 6th 2015)
3pm-8pm– Performancesby Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
6pm – Official opening of the decorations in the city centre– Ethnographic exhibitions and live scenes:
– “Christmas and its aromas”– Largo do Chafariz
– “Nativity Crib 2014” – Av. Arriaga main square
– “Ethnographic Village” – Largoda Restauração
– “Christmas Gifts” – Av. Arriaga main square
– “Children’s Christmas” –Municipal Garden
7pm – 7.50pm – PercussionEnsemble of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
8pm– 8.50pm – Youth Choirof the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
9pm – 10.30pm – Christmas FestivitiesOpening concert by Madeira Christmas Band – Cathedral (Sé) courtyard

December,13th – Saturday
10am– 8pm – Performancesby Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am– 11.50am – Children’sChoir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm-5.50pm – ClarinetEnsemble of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
7.30pm-8.30pm – Performanceby the Black and White Dixieland Jazz Band – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
9pm – Madeira Mandolim Orchestra ”Christmas Concert” – Madeira Congress Centre

December,14th – Sunday
10am– 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am– 11.50am – Children’sChoir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm –5.50pm – WindOrchestra of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
6pm – Performances by “Tradiciones”Group – Main square in frontof the Cathedral (Sé)
6pm – Piano Recital by BorisPetrushansky – Friends of the Madeira Music Conservatory – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

December,15th – Monday
10am– 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
7pm – 7.50pm – Youth Choirof the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
8pm-8.50pm – Mandolin Orchestra ofthe DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S.Lourenço’s Palace

December, 16th– Tuesday
Opening of the exhibition “Message – Madeira´s NativityScenes” – Madeira Ethnographic Museum – RibeiraBrava
7.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé)courtyard
10am– 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
7pm – 7.50pm – Regina Pacis Vocal Ensemble by DRE/Arts Education – Main square in frontof the Cathedral (Sé)
8pm – 8.50pm – ClarinetEnsemble of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace

December, 17th – Wednesday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé)courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
7pm – 7.50pm – Youth Choirof the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
20pm – 8.50pm – PercussionEnsemble of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace

December, 18th – Thursday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé) courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
6pm – Christmas Concertby Orfeão Madeirense and Stimme Choir – S. Lourenço’s Palace
7pm – 7.50pm – ORFF Orchestra of the DRE/ArtsEducation – northgarden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
8pm – 8.50pm – Regina Pacis Vocal Ensemble by DRE/ArtsEducation – Main square in frontof the Cathedral (Sé)

December, 19th – Friday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedralcourtyard (Sé)
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am–11.50am– Sax Quartet of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace 6pm – 6.50pm – Children’s Choir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front ofthe Cathedral (Sé)
6.30pm– 7.30pm – XVII Festival of ChristmasChoirs – “Christmas in Funchal”, by OrfeãoMadeirense – Baltazar DiasMunicipal Theatre courtyard
9pm – Concert by the Madeira TraditionalChordophones Orchestra – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace

December, 20th – Saturday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group of traditional ChristmasCarols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé) courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Regina Pacis Vocal Ensemble by DRE/ArtsEducation – Main square in frontof the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm– 5.50pm– Strings Orchestra of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
7.30pm–8.30pm – Performance by the Blackand White Dixieland Jazz Band – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
8pm – “The Christmas of yourdreams”, by the GeringonçaEntertainment Association – until December 31st– Auditorium of the Municipal Garden

December, 21st – Sunday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé) courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Youth Choir of theDRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm– 5.50pm – GuitarEnsemble of the DRE/Arts Education –north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
6pm – Christmas Concert by the MadeiraClassical Orchestra – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre

December, 22nd – Monday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé) courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Children’sChoir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm– 5.50pm – Si Que Brade band of the DRE/ArtsEducation – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
6pm – Concert “Albricias! ARenaissance Christmas”, by the Ancient Music Palace Ensemble – Friends ofthe Madeira Music Conservatory – English Church – Funchal

December, 23rd – Tuesday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé)courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am–11.50am– Bisel Consort of the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
5pm– 5.50pm – Children’sChoir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
6.30pm – 7.30pm – Concert bythe Saint Anthony Philharmonic Band – northgarden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
8pm – “Night ofthe Farmers’ Market” – Funchal Municipal Council
8.30pm – “Chantsfor Baby Jesus – the religious and the profane in Madeira’s traditionalChristmas” by the XarabandaMusic and Culture Association – north garden of the S.Lourenço’s Palace

December, 24th– Wednesday
07.30am – “Childbirth Masses” and performances by a group oftraditional Christmas Carols singers, taking place after the mass – Cathedral (Sé) courtyard
10am – 8pm – Performances byPhilharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Youth Choir of theDRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm – 5.50pm –– Regina Pacis VocalEnsemble by DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace

December, 26th – Friday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50pm – Children’sChoir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm – 5.50pm – Sax Quartetof the DRE/Arts Education – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace

December, 27th – Saturday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – GuitarEnsemble of the DRE/Arts Education –north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
5pm – 5.50pm – Children’sChoir of the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral
7.30am – 8.30pm – Performanceby the Black and White Dixieland Jazz Band – north garden of the S. Lourenço’s Palace
9.30pm – XVII Christmas ChoirFestival – “Christmas in Funchal”, by OrfeãoMadeirense – Cathedral (Sé)

December, 28th – Sunday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50 – Regina Pacis Vocal Ensemble by DRE/ArtsEducation – Main square in frontof the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm – 5.50pm – Si que Brade band by DRE/Arts Education – North garden of S. Lourenço’s Palace
6pm – Madeira’s ClassicalOrchestra “Sylvester Concert”– Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre
7pm– LVI Tourof Funchal – Athletics (to be confirmed)

December, 29th – Monday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Youth Choir of theDRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
5pm – 5.50pm – Accordion Orchestra by DRE/Arts Education – North garden of S. Lourenço’s Palace
9.30pm – XVII Christmas ChoirFestival – “Christmas in Funchal”, by OrfeãoMadeirense – Carmo Church

December, 30th– Tuesday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Bisel Consort by DRE/ArtsEducation – North garden of S. Lourenço’s Palace
4pm – Concert “End of Year with theensemble Toc Arte: Revisiting thesounds of the world”- Friends of the Madeira Music Conservatory – Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre.
5pm to 5:50pm – Children’s choir by DRE/ArtsEducation – Square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
7.30pm – 8.30pm – Performance by the Black and White Dixieland Jazz Band –North Garden of S. Lourenço’s Palace
9.30pm – XVII Christmas ChoirFestival – “Christmas in Funchal”, by OrfeãoMadeirense – Colégio´s Church

December, 31st– Wednesday
10am– 8pm – Performancesby Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
11am – 11.50am – Mandolin Orchestra of theDRE/Arts Education – Northgarden of S. Lourenço’s Palace
5pm – End of Year Mass and Te Deum byMadeira’s Chamber Choir – Cathedral (Sé)
7pm – 7.50pm – Youth Choirof the DRE/Arts Education – Main square in front of the Cathedral (Sé)
9pm to 4am – Show “New Year’s Eve 2014/2015” by Madeira Light Orchestra Association– Praçado Povo
Midnight – New Year’s EveFireworks Display

January, 1st2015 – Thursday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
6pm – New Year’s Concert by MadeiraClassical Orchestra – Baltazar DiasMunicipal Theatre
9pm – New Year’s Concert by MadeiraMandolin Orchestra – Madeira CongressCentre

January, 2nd 2015 – Friday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre

January, 3rd2015 – Saturday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre

January, 4th 2015 – Sunday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre

January, 5th 2015 – Monday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre
8pm – “Songs ofthe Epiphany” – Performance at the Auditorium of the Municipal Garden

January, 6th 2015– Tuesday
10am– 8pm –Performances by Philharmonic Bands and Folkore Groups – Funchal city centre

For more information:http://fimdoano.visitmadeira.pt/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s