Madeira is the main island of the Madeira archipelago, an autonomous region of Portugal facing the northwest coast of Africa. Madeira Island is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Europe, with many thousands of tourists returning year after year.
The Madeira Archipelago is rich in cultural traditions, resulting from the experience and the uses and customs of the Madeiran people. There are many traditions of a religious nature, strongly rooted in Madeiran culture, but also traditions linked to handicrafts, music and even the evolution of the island’s economy. The good climate throughout the year and the ease of access from the center of Europe, make the island of Madeira an ideal place for exchanging ideas and experiences around artistic work.