Culture

Registration starts for fashion illustration contest

The Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Centre (CPTTM) is holding its “11th Macau Fashion Illustration Contest” to encourage local fashion lovers to explore their creativity.

30 Apr, 2020

IC launches Macau Museum’s virtual tour app

The Macau Museum has launched a mobile app called “Macau Museum AR/VR” to provide the public with a virtual museum experience.

27 Apr, 2020

Salesiano teachers & pupils create bookplates

An event entitled “Instituto Salesiano Middle School Visual Arts Education – Modern Printmaking Bookplate Exhibition” showcases a raft of printmaking bookplates created by Instituto Salesiano pupils and teachers, at the Youth Art Exhibition and Performance Hall.

23 Apr, 2020

Theatre arts industry asks govt for COVID-19 relief

A group of local theatre practitioners submitted a letter to both the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture and Cultural Affairs Bureau, presenting suggestions on how the government could help the performing arts industry hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 Apr, 2020

Tap Siac Craft Market axed due to COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, after “careful evaluation”, the government has decided to cancel the “Tap Seac Craft Market” originally scheduled for next month.

26 Mar, 2020

IC & FIC support cultural & creative industries hit by COVID-19

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) and Cultural Industry Fund (FIC) discussed various measures to support the cultural and creative industries hit hard by the novel coronavirus epidemic.

24 Mar, 2020

Government gradually reopens cultural venues

After the reopening of some public libraries and museums early this month, the Cultural Bureau (IC) reopened several other cultural facilities on Monday.

17 Mar, 2020

Welsh deacon to head Macau’s Catholic university USJ

The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) has announced the appointment of Stephen Morgan, a Welsh deacon who has been a professor at the Catholic university since September 2019, as its next rector.

15 Mar, 2020

Libraries, museums to reopen gradually from Monday

Macau's public libraries, museums and other cultural venues will gradually and partially reopen from Monday, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced.

1 Mar, 2020

All public services to return to ‘normal’ on Monday

The Secretariat for Administration and Justice (GSAJ) said in a statement Thursday night that all public services will resume their “normal” work schedule on Monday.

28 Feb, 2020

Macau’s Procession of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus cancelled over COVID-19 threat

This year's Procession of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus has been cancelled "in view of he continuing [noval coronavirus] epidemic and the call of public health precautions," the chancery of Macau's Roman-Catholic diocese announced.

18 Feb, 2020

Kun Iam Treasury Opening Festival cancelled over COVID-19 threat

The Macau government announced  Saturday that the annual Kun Iam Treasury Opening Festival, which traditionally takes place on the 26th day of the first month of the lunar calendar, has been cancelled.

16 Feb, 2020

Welshman to head Macau’s Catholic university: report

Macau's private University of Saint Joseph, which is co-owned by the local Roman-Catholic diocese and the Lisbon-based Portuguese Catholic University (UCP), will be headed by Stephen Morgan, a deacon from Wales.

14 Feb, 2020

Fringe festival to bring ‘alternative urban cultural experience’

From flash mobs to a murder mystery tour, speed-dating to paper theatre, Macau City Fringe Festival will take place next month.

12 Dec, 2019

Give Me Liberty wins Best Film for international category at IFFAM

American film Give Me Liberty won Best Film in the International Competition category at the 4th International Film Festival Awards – Macau (IFFAM), topping nine other films. As for the New Chinese Cinema category, Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains was awarded Best Film.

11 Dec, 2019

The 2019 Macao International Parade

The “2019 Macao International Parade”, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, was held on Sunday to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Macao’s handover to China.

9 Dec, 2019

Xian Xinghai Museum opens

A museum in commemoration of national composer Xian Xinghai, situated next to government-owned broadcaster TDM in Rua de Francisco Xavier Pereira, opened to the public on Sunday.

25 Nov, 2019

Over 12,000 work in cultural industries

A total of 12,719 people worked in Macau’s cultural industries last year.

22 Nov, 2019

Government marks ‘Double Celebration’ with fire & mist-breathing Dragon-Horse

A parade to celebrate this year’s “Double Celebration” will be led by a mechanical installation called the “Spirit of the Dragon-Horse”.

20 Nov, 2019

Cultural sector has become real business: Tam

Macau’s cultural industry has developed in a way that it has gradually joined the business sector.

12 Nov, 2019