Bank of Ideas 2020

On July 31, 2020 at the MIM-Museu de Imprensa da Madeira, the event ending the Bank of Ideas 2020 competition took place. This competition was an initiative of the City Council of Câmara de Lobos, which invited the Teatro Metaphora association to cooperate. The purpose of the Association was to promote youth participation in the … More Bank of Ideas 2020

Dog’s Day

Yesterday, in Poland, one of the most important holidays for me was celebrated, that is Dog’s Day.Dog Day was established in Poland relatively recently, in 2007. The purpose of this holiday is above all to expand awareness of the role of the dog in human life and the responsibility that every four-legged guardian takes on. … More Dog’s Day

Children’s Day

A little late, but I decided to write about the holiday, which, in fact, we all have the right to celebrate until the end of our days, because we will always be somebody’s children. Children’s Day – holiday backgroundIt is difficult to clearly determine when Children’s Day was celebrated for the first time. It is … More Children’s Day

Mother’s Day

As you remember, Stella and I come from Poland. Today, i.e. 26 May, we celebrate Mother’s Day in Poland. On this occasion, I decided to write a few words about this holiday and the customs associated with it in different countries. Mothers’ Day was already celebrated in Ancient Greece and Rome, because the cult of … More Mother’s Day

Carnaval da Madeira (part 1)

The Carnival of Madeira (Carnaval in Portuguese) is an annual festival held forty days before Easter, that ends on Shrove Tuesday (called Fat Tuesday in Madeira/Terça-feira Gorda in Portuguese) the day before Ash Wednesday (first day of Lent). On certain days of Lent, Roman Catholics traditionally abstained from the consumption of meat and poultry, hence the term “carnival,” from carnelevare, “to remove (literally, “raise”) meat.” The Madeira carnival is known as one of … More Carnaval da Madeira (part 1)