April events in Funchal
Festa da Cultura do Funchal
1st April 2017 to 30th April 2017
The Book Fair is an annual event held for one week in May in Funchal Avenida Arriaga. It involves the participation of the majority of Madeira’s bookshops and some Portuguese publishing houses including live entertainment. Here you may find stands of great selections of books for all ages including antique photos of Madeira.
14th April 2017
Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion and death, which is told in the Christian bible.
16th April 2017
Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events amongst Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.
Liberation Day/Freedom Day
25th April 2017
Freedom Day on April 25th is a National holiday in Portugal and the rest of the Cities and Municipalities including Funchal, with official commemorations. It celebrates the 1974 Revolution that ended the reign of dictatorship and created the beginnings of a democracy.