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Christmas Lights

Continuing with a Christmas theme, the municipality of Santa Cruz has announced that following the successful testing of their lights; they will be holding their official switching on of their Christmas illuminations and crib blessing at 7.30 pm on Saturday, the 30th of November.

Funchal will follow suit on Sunday the 1st of December, where the city will suddenly become alive under a million lights.

Further afield, São Vicente parish council members have confirmed that the official switching on of their lights in São Vicente, Boaventura and Ponta Delgada will take place on the 7th of December.

The local council also state that the São Vicente municipal garden will become a ‘Christmas Village’, with the construction of a stone cave which will host the crib, a lake with a fountain, and other Christmas and the local landscape and culture themed ideas. Other activities include a Christmas delicacy show on the 14th and 15th of December, childbirth masses and of course São Vicente very own Market Night on the 21st.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly