Flower & Wine Festival 2020 Official Programme
With the theme “Madeira, Flower Universe”, the Flower Festival will include more than 50 performances from 9 groups and allow the usual procession to be replaced by events in three different spaces in the city of Funchal, on the 4th,5th,6th and 19th,20th the first and third weekend of September. The Central Plate will host the floral carpets and the usual little houses (market for flowers and regional flavours), selling flowers and regional products. The Flower Exhibition at Praça da Restauração and the “Wall of Hope” at Largo do Municipio on the 5th of September, which culminates in a ceremony appealing for peace, are also not to be missed. This year the Flower Festival takes place exceptionally between the 3rd and 27th of September and is part of the Wine Festival.
The Wine Festival celebrates the grapes harvesting season of the Autonomous Region of Madeira. Get to know the secrets and the essence of such a top-quality product: our Vinho Madeira (Madeira Wine) – a great brand that takes the good reputation of Madeira Island beyond its borders. This event, which kicks off in Funchal, has it all: decorations alluding to the celebrations, exhibitions, living pictures that recreate the vineyard labour, light music, world music, choral singing, jazz, traditional music and philharmonic orchestras. A two-week celebration that is sure to cheer you up!
In order to comply with the directives of the health authorities, with regards to the proliferation of COVID 19, measures to prevent and contain the pandemic will be implemented in these places.