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Madeira Wine Festival Official Programme 2013

September, 01st to 04th
Municipal Garden Auditorium – Funchal
9pm – 11pm – X European Folklore Week with the participation of Portuguese and Russian folk dancing groups – Project by the Boa Nova Ethnographic and Folk Group

September, 01st to 08th
6pm – 11pm – Bago de Uva (Grape Seed) – a project by the Geringonça Entertainment Association – “living pictures” and display of regional products – Municipal Garden

September, 05th to 08th
Central squares of Avenida Arriaga (from the Cathedral to São Francisco Street) and Largo da Restauração
Ethnographic exhibitions, “living pictures”, regional gastronomy and diverse entertainments:
- “On the Madeira Wine Route” – Project by José Manuel Freitas
- “Art and Grapes” – Project by Isabel Borges
- “The Colours and the Sound of Wine” – Project by João Egídio Rodrigues
- “Madeira Wine and Gastronomy” – Project by the Madeira Professional School of Hotel and Tourism (EPHTM)
- “Music Shows” – Project by Madeira Light Orchestra
Presence of Madeira liqueur and table wine producers with exhibition and tasting of wine and other regional product, organised by the Madeira Institute of Wine, Embroidery and Handicrafts (IVBAM) – Central squares of
Avenida Arriaga, in front of the Regional Secretariat for Culture, Tourism and Transports (4pm – midnight)

September, 05th – Thursday
4:30pm – 9:30pm – Performances in downtown by the Camacha Cultural and Recreational Association
5pm – 6pm – Project “Vinho Madeira e Gastronomia” (Madeira Wine and Gastronomy) – Show cooking with tasting sessions by the EPHTM -Largo da Restauração (Restoration Square)
8:30pm – 11:30pm – Performances by the group Xarabanda and Cantares da Madeira -Largo da Restauração

September, 06th – Friday
4:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Performances in downtown by the Camacha Cultural and Recreational Association
5pm – 6pm – Project “Vinho Madeira e Gastronomia” (Madeira Wine and Gastronomy) – Show cooking with tasting sessions by the EPHTM – Largo da Restauração
8pm – São Vicente Municipality Winegrowers’ Dinner
9:30pm – 12pm – Performances by traditional Madeira music groups and the Madeira Light Orchestra – Largoda Restauração

September, 07th – Saturday
10am – Live Harvesting in Estreito de Câmara de Lobos
Grape picking at Quinta da Pinheira followed by an ethnographic float parade with the following itinerary:
Rua António Vitorino Castro Jorge, Rua Capitão Armando Pinto Correia, Rua do Damasqueiro, Rua Cónego
Agostinho Figueira Faria, Rua da Igreja and Rua João Augusto de Ornelas, where the grape treading will
take place with music entertainment and regional gastronomy – Project by the Estreito de Câmara de Lobos
Recreational and Cultural Association (ACRE)
11:30am – 4:30pm – Performances in downtown by the Gaula People’s House Folk Group
4:30pm – 9:30pm – Performances in the downtown by the MonteVerde Folk Group
5pm – 6pm – Project “Vinho Madeira e Gastronomia” (Madeira Wine and Gastronomy) – Show cooking with
tasting sessions by the EPHTM – Largo da Restauração
9:30pm – 12am – Performances by traditional Madeira music groups and the Madeira Light Orchestra – Largo da Restauração

September, 08th – Sunday
3pm – 8pm – Performances in downtown by the Santa Cruz People’s House Folk Group
4pm – 5pm -Project “Vinho Madeira e Gastronomia” (Madeira Wine and Gastronomy) – Show cooking with
tasting sessions by the EPHTM – Largo da Restauração
5pm –8pm – Madeira Wine Cocktails Festival organised by the Madeira Barmen Association Central
Squares of Avenida Arriaga, next to the Cathedral
9:30pm – Midnight – Performances by traditional Madeira music groups and the Madeira Light Orchestra – Largo da Restauração