Tony Carreira takes the stage at the ‘Bom Para a Madeira’ Festival, which takes place in Praça do Povo, in Funchal, on the 4th of June. The artist, who celebrates a career of 35 years this year, performs on the main stage, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., with free admission.

To make known the best that the island has to offer, ‘Os 4 Litro’, a group from Madeira that stands out for its humorous theatrical productions, and ‘Triova’, a musical trio with Venezuelan origins, but lives in Madeira, are also highlighted on the ‘Bom para a Madeira’ Festival’s Main Stage.

During the afternoon, the Festival will also feature some Madeira Island’s Folklore Groups and the revelation artist of the Madeiran musical scene, Tiago Sena, at 5:45 p.m., on the secondary stage.

With the goal of making known the local communities and heritage, the ‘Casas do Povo da Madeira’ event, promoted by ACAPORAMA, will be integrated in the ‘Bom para a Madeira’ Festival, extending until the 4th of June. Around 30 stands will be present in this area, displaying products, traditions, handicrafts and gastronomy.

During the ‘Bom para a Madeira’ festival, Chefs Octávio Freitas, Maurício Faria, Júlio Pereira and Chakall are invited to present their own vision of local cuisine and present exclusive dishes with the best that Madeira has to offer. Visitors can also attend nutritionist Márcia Freitas’ workshop on balanced lifestyles and nutrition.

Thirteen local producers will also be presenting and selling regional items such as wines, liqueurs and soft drinks, cheeses, bakery products, traditional sweets, tuna, eggs and fruit.

This Festival represents the celebration of regional traditions, which combine music with gastronomy, namely with the tasting of local products and showcookings by renowned Chefs. Also noteworthy are the activities dedicated to the younger ones.

All information about the ‘Bom para a Madeira’ Festival is available here.




‘Os 4 Litro’ – 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

The Madeiran Group ‘Os 4 Litro’ emerged in the parish of Ponta do Pargo (in the Municipality of Calheta) and has since come to stand out at a Regional, National and International level, followed by the Portuguese communities spread around the world.

Currently, the group consists of Luís Sousa, Bernardo Freitas, Duarte Nunez and Alexandre Ferreira.

Their videos/theatrical productions creating process works based on teamwork and a lot of improvisation.

– 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

A Group made up of three friends - Júlio, David and Abraham - who share the same interests and musical style. Born in Venezuela, they arrived in Portugal 6 years ago and live in Funchal, Madeira, with their families.

Tony Carreira
– 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Portuguese singer and composer, born in Armadouro, Pampilhosa da Serra. He is one of the most popular artists in Portugal, having sold more than four million records throughout his career.

In 1988, he released his first solo album, entitled ‘Nas Horas de Deus’. However, it was with the ‘Ai Destino’ album (1994) that he achieved commercial success.

Since then, Tony Carreira has released more than 20 albums, many of them certified platinum and double platinum in Portugal. Among his greatest hits are songs like ‘A Vida Que Eu Escolhi’, ‘Sonhos de Menino’, ‘Depois de Ti (Mais Nada)’, ‘Se Acordo e Tu Não Estás’, among others.



Monteverde Folklore Group – 1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Casa do Povo de Gaula Folklore Group – 2 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Ponta do Sol Folklore Group – 2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Boa Nova Folklore and Ethnographic Group – 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Tiago Sena – 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

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