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Kayla Nóbrega

Hi, my name is Kayla Nóbrega and I am a Portuguese citizen. My parents are both born and raised in Caniçal Madeira. I will be your Levadeira for the week! My parents both immigrated to USA when they were in their 20’s. I am 17 years old and ever since I was a little girl […]

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Leónio and Laia

Hello there! We’re a married couple: Leónio from Madeira and Laia from Barcelona, Spain. We live and work in Barcelona but visit Madeira and enjoy its weather, food and beaches as much as we can (usually twice a year)!! We love to explore different places and run a travelblog called lichivolador.blogspot.com. The main purpose is […]

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Meg Gomes

I’m a 20 year old Canadian and Portuguese girl. My parents are both from Madeira Island, particularly Câmara de Lobos. I have been to the beautiful island seven times and I will continue to go throughout the years. It’s quite obvious why I love being there. It’s rich in culture, nature, and breathtaking views that […]

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Rúbrio Nóbrega

Hi! I’m Rúbrio, born and raised in the beautiful island of Madeira. I’m a graphic designer and a trainer, passionate about art, heritage, history and poetry. Madeira is my home and also my study subject, since I’ve always been interested about its histories and legends. In that sense, I’ve created a Facebook group dedicated to […]

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Nádia Rodrigues

Hi! I’m Nádia. I’m a 29-year-old Work and Organizations psychologist working in the field of hospitality. I was born and raised in Madeira Island but I have lived for about 5 years in the mainland. During that time I missed the sea… I missed the sea a lot! I’m a proud inhabitant of Madeira because […]

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Cristina Pinto

Hi!/Ola! My name is Cristina. I am a 20 year old university student in the United States. My parents were born and raised in Madeira and they have brought me back to their homeland very often throughout my life. They both immigrated to the USA in their 20s. My passion for my heritage began with […]

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Don Amaro

Hi. My name is Don Amaro and I am the admin of both this site and @Madeira Twitter account. My roots are divided into two islands namely Curaçao and Madeira. Interesting fact is that these are both islands … and also both are well-known alcoholic drinks. You could therefore consider me as a large bottle […]

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Press Releases

We have published 2 press releases, one in English and another one in the Portuguese language. It explains in details the project. For English :  https://www.levadeiro.org/press-release/ For Portuguese :  https://www.levadeiro.org/comunicado-de-imprensa/  

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Inspiration

Inspired by projects such as @Sweden and @Ireland which are based around the idea that a single voice cannot represent a country … in our case an island. By sharing people’s experiences and lives with the world, we (the levadeiros) believe that @Madeira can help to further connect Madeira to the world and the world […]