Culture

Happy Heads can’t resist strong winds

The ‘Happy Heads’, an outdoor installation placed in Praça de Jorge Alvares in Nam Van, was damaged by strong winds and temporarily removed for safety reasons, according to the creators of the artwork.

3 Jul, 2019

CCAC slams public works, cultural affairs officials for failing to protect llha Verde

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) slammed the Lands, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT) for having failed to strictly comply with the Urban Planning Law when it approved private development projects in llha Verde district.

25 Jun, 2019

Consul-general says Japan will learn from Macau’s integrated resort sector

Japanese Consul-General Mitsuhiro Wada, who holds the rank of ambassador, said yesterday that Japan should learn from Macau’s experience in running the integrated resorts rather than be gaming industry rivals as Japan is preparing to open casino resorts. Wada made the comment while speaking to The Macau Post Daily at the opening of the Japan Pavilion, organised … Continue reading "Consul-general says Japan will learn from Macau’s integrated resort sector"

19 Jun, 2019

‘Art Macao’ aims to enrich locals’ spiritual life: Tam

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng said Thursday the aim of the citywide “Art Macao” festival was to enrich the residents’ spiritual life and to enhance visitors’ cultural experience.

7 Jun, 2019

Kiang Wu donates 13 properties to govt for heritage preservation

The Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association (KWHCA) Monday donated 13 properties in Pátio da Eterna Felicidade (“Courtyard of Eternal Happiness”) and Rua da Tercena to the government to be developed into a cultural and leisure area.

4 Jun, 2019

‘Art Macao’ has 34.6 million pataca budget

The government-initiated “Art Macao”, a six-month-long international art festival organised in conjunction with Macau’s six gaming operators, has a budget of 34.6 million patacas

29 May, 2019

Tam calls for strengthened protection of heritage sites, citing Notre-Dame blaze

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

Culture chief vows to buy copyright after plagiarism

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

Macau to hold mega-arts & culture event

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

Literary agency dedicated to Asia and the Portuguese speaking-countries launched in Macau

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

Macau government ready to response to challenges of the Year of the Pig: Chief Executive

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

Culture bureau calls police again over illegal renovation work at Kun Iam Temple

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

Morale at IC ‘very high’ despite frequent leadership changes: Tam

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

Macau Culture bureau gets new deputy

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

South Korean film wins 3rd Macau film-festival

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

Annual parade celebrates MSAR’s 19th anniversary

The 2018 Macau International Parade, now in its eighth year, took place Sunday.

17 Dec, 2018

Lionsgate movie-themed attraction set to open in Hengqin next year

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

Third Macau int’l film-fest kicks off

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

Fringe Festival promises ‘Extra. Ordinary’ programme

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

Govt to go ahead with library design despite plagiarism row

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