Do you want to participate in this years Carnival ?
After the continued partying and merriment on Sunday and through
onto Monday you can dress up in your own weird and wacky style for
Tuesday. That is, of-course, if you have survived the last three
On Tuesday the local populace dress up for a popular procession
that begins in the "Zona Velha", or Old Zone, of
Funchal. This is a competitive participation where the "best"
dressed participants are chosen and awarded various prizes - including
the selection of Carnival King and Carnival Queen.
Participants should register for the competition between 13H00 and
15H30 in the afternoon on the same Tuesday (the 16th) - for the
procession that follows just after 15H30. Please ask the tourism
desk in Avenida Arriaga where you can register yourself.