The Columbus Festival evokes the historical figure of Columbus, closely linked to the Madeira Islands as a trader of sugar during the heyday of this product on the island, and by her marriage to Filipa Moniz, daughter of Isabel Moniz and Bartolomeu Perestrelo first donee of Porto Santo, the event claims to pay tribute to this famous navigator of the fifteenth century. The program of the event included an exhibition and a medieval banquet, the landing of Christopher Columbus, a military garrison, a children's area with games at the time, circus arts, theatrical scenes, diverse live entertainment and continuing with music varied, European and Oriental dances.
From 13-09-2012 to 15-09-2012
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