In a regular meeting of the government-appointed Cultural Heritage Council Tuesday, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng called for strengthened efforts in civil society to ensure that the city’s listed cultural heritage sites are always properly protected, by citing Monday’s blaze that gutted the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris
17 Apr, 2019
Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Mok Ian Ian told reporters at the weekend that the bureau would purchase the copyright and give the designer credit after plagiarism was discovered in the poster design of Cantonese opera “The Soul of Macau”, a show presented by the bureau for the upcoming Macau Arts Festival (FAM).
8 Apr, 2019
A mega international arts and cultural event, organized by the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture, will be held from next month, according to a statement by the organizer.
20 Mar, 2019
Eastern Chapter, the first literary agency to work mainly between Asia and the Portuguese-speaking countries and territories, was officially launched Thursday.
8 Mar, 2019
The Chief Executive, Chui Sai On, called Tuesday for all Macau people to show their endeavour and work alongside the government in maintaining the stability of the city’s community amid an uncertain and sometimes volatile economic situation globally.
6 Feb, 2019
Unauthorised renovation work was still going on at the heritage-listed Kun Iam Temple and the bureau had already called the police once about the same issue last month.
1 Feb, 2019
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Thursday that morale among Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) officials was “very high at the moment” - despite the bureau’s frequent leadership staff changes.
11 Jan, 2019
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng has appointed Chan Kai Chon, who is currently the director of the Macau Museum of Art (MAM), as a vice-president of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) effective from Saturday, replacing Kent Ieong Chi Kin.
10 Jan, 2019
The winners of the 3rd International Film Festival & Awards Macau (IFFAM) were revealed on Friday at the awards ceremony of the annual event at the Macau Cultural Centre (CCM), with South Korea’s “Clean Up” from writer-director Kwon Man-ki winning the Best Film award.
17 Dec, 2018
The 2018 Macau International Parade, now in its eighth year, took place Sunday.
17 Dec, 2018
A movie-themed indoor interactive experience centre based on Lionsgate’s blockbuster films, such as The Hunger Games, The Divergent Series and Now You See Me, is set to open on Hengqin in the first half of next year.
14 Dec, 2018
The third Macau International Film Festival kicked off Saturday, with over 50 films from around the world to be shown in local cinemas.
10 Dec, 2018
This year’s Macau City Fringe Festival taking place from January 11 to 27 will bring an “Extra. Ordinary” themed programme that should lead its audience to “break through the restrictions and framework to rediscover the exceptional in everyday life”, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), the event’s organiser, said in statement Thursday.
7 Dec, 2018
Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) Vice President Leong Wai Man reaffirmed Sunday that the bureau would proceed with local architect Carlos Marreiros’ design for the New Central Library, despite allegations of plagiarism.
26 Nov, 2018
The budget for this year’s Macau International Parade is 17.50 million patacas, 1.5 million patacas more than last year, due to a higher number of performers from different countries and regions. Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Mok Ian Ian said.
23 Nov, 2018
Carlos Marreiros, last week’s winner of the government New Central Library design tender, Thursday vehemently denied claims that his proposal plagiarised the design of a building in the Spanish city of Leon.
23 Nov, 2018
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced Wednesday that it has launched cultural heritage evaluation procedures for nine properties during which the government will determine whether they will be officially classified as cultural heritage sites.
1 Nov, 2018
The government announced Monday that it has decided to grant a local architecture firm a contract for the design of its new youth recreational and activities centre in Praça do Tap Seac.
21 Aug, 2018
Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) Director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes said Monday that the government now expects the construction cost of its project to revamp the Grand Prix Museum in Zape to be 380 million patacas.
17 Jul, 2018
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said Wednesday it aims for its new central library project in Nam Van to be completed in 2022.
12 Jul, 2018