National Day of the Navy

levadeiro/ May 23, 2008/ Attractions, Events, Funchal, Funchal500, Uncategorized

Navy Day Commemorations programme

From the 17th to the 24th of May

– Navy Activities Exhibition

Place: Madeira Congress Centre
Schedule: 17th of May: 16:00 – 20:00
Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 10.30–12.30 and 14.30-20.00 Weekdays: 14.30-20.00

– Extreme Activities

– Diving baptisms
– Climbing tower
– “Air soft” tent

Place: Cais Velho (Old Quay).
Schedule: 17th of May: 16.00 – 19.00
Schedule: 18th to the 24th of May: 10.30 – 12.30 e 14.30 – 18.00

From the 21st to the 25th of May

-Visits to the naval units:

21st 14.00 – 18.00 (except NRP “Corte Real”)
22nd 10.00 – 12.00 and from 14.00 to 18.00
23rd 10.00 – 12.00 and from 14.00 to18.00
24th 14.00 – 18.00 (except the NRP “Sagres”)

Ships to visit:

NRP “Sagres”_School Ship
NRP “Barracuda”_Submarine
NTM “Creoula”_Sea Training Ship
NRP “Cuanza”_patrol
NRP “Corte Real”_ Frigate
NRP ” João Roby”_ Corvette
NRP “Afonso Cerqueira”_ Corvette
NRP “D . Carlos I”_Science Ship
NRP “Bacamarte”_ Landing Craft

– Sea baptisms aboard amphibian vehicles and boats

Place: Funchal Port’s North and Old Quay
20th to the 23rd – 10.00 – 12.00 e 14.00 – 18.00
24th – 15.00 – 18.00

From the 20th to the 21st of May

Concerts by the Fleet’s Band

20th of May
Place: Porto Santo, at the Praça do Barqueiro
Schedule: 21.30

21st of May
Place: Funchal, Parque de Santa Catarina
Schedule: 21.30

From the 17th to the 24th of May

Nautical and Sporting Activities

24th of May

Mass in remembrance of the Naval servicemen, both military and civilian, who have passed away
Place: The See Cathedral of Funchal
Schedule: 09.30

Military ceremony
Place: Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses
Schedule: 11.00

Naval Demonstration
Place: Avenida do Mar e das Comunidades Madeirenses
Schedule: 12.00