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
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) told the media Monday that nine companies have submitted bids for the detailed design for the government’s long-delayed new central library project in Nam Van.
10 Jul, 2018
Culture Affairs Bureau (IC) Vice President Leong Wai Man said Wednesday that the government will convert the former leprosarium in Ka Ho in Coloane into an arts education and training hub for young people, apart from being a tourist attraction.
21 Jun, 2018
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced Tuesday that it will host the city’s first Arts and Cultural Festival involving China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (PSCs) later this year, with the aim of promoting regular cultural exchanges between the two sides.
20 Jun, 2018
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has not yet made a final decision on the Lai Chi Vun shipyards’ classification, IC Director Mok Ian Ian said Wednesday.
7 Jun, 2018
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) has failed to properly carry out processing tasks for its purchased books – such as their registration in its library catalogue system, sorting and cataloguing – so that a large number of books are still not on the bookshelves in its libraries for residents to use despite being purchased many years ago, the Commission of Audit (CA) said in a hard-hitting report Wednesday.
24 May, 2018