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-February 7th: Carnival celebrations in Madeira start on February 7, with the Feast of Compadres in Santana.
-February 11th : In Funchal there will be Carnival Performances and Entertainment on Wednesday February 11th in the Placa Central da Avenida Arriaga
Carnaval das Crianças’ Morning
‘Carnaval Solidário’ Morning
`Carnaval na Avenida’
-MAIN PARADE- O cortejo alegórico Saturday Night, from 9pm
9 Groups of Participants
The Parade will leave Praça da Autonomia at 9pm
Theme: ´Magic of Light´..´Magia da Luz´
New feature of the 2015 Carnival: procession along Avenida Francisco Sá Carneiro on the City Ocean Front.
-February 17th: the Slapstick Parade- o Cortejo Trapalhão on the 17th February along Funchal´s ocean front
Do not Forget in large towns and villages where travellers may be staying outside of Funchal there are Parades between the 7th and 17th ..just ask the locals!
This is based on the Diário de Noticias Article published today 28th January titled Carnaval da Sa Carneiro. Let´s hope in the future the journalists might write the reports, articles in date order for everyone!