Culture

Macao Central Library will not be built in the Old Court House

The future Macao Central Library will no longer be built in the Old Court building, in Praia Grande.

26 Aug, 2020

New board of directors appointed to TDM

The director of GCS, Chan Lou, the president of the Holy House of Mercy Antonio Freitas and legislator Vong Hin Fai have been appointed as new members of the non-executive board of directors of TDM.

26 Aug, 2020

Tap Siac Craft Market to be held in November, call for proposals started

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) the Tap Siac Craft Market will be held from 20 to 22 November and from 27 to 29 November in the eponymous square, the Chinese name which is also spelt Tap Seac (“Stacked Rocks”) in Western languages.

26 Aug, 2020

Old factory in future tyre park to be demolished for hygiene reasons

A row of former textile factory buildings situated in an area planned for the city’s first-ever tyre park in Taipa need to be demolished as they are posing an environmental hygiene threat to the nearby residential neighbourhoods.

24 Aug, 2020

Cinematheque•Passion to reopen on 1 September

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said in a statement on Wednesday that the Cinematheque•Passion located in Travessa da Paixão will reopen on 1 September.

20 Aug, 2020

IC issues global call for Macanese cuisine recipes

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said in a statement on Monday that it has launched a programme called “International Call for Macanese Cuisine Recipes”, which aims to enrich the government’s Macanese Cuisine Database and facilitate further studies about culinary arts.

18 Aug, 2020

Government to build 19,000-square-metre park in centre of Taipa

The Institute for Municipal Affairs announced plans to use four un-utilised land in Taipa to build a park with tires.

15 Aug, 2020

Macao International Music Festival with different format and no foreign artists

The 34th Macao International Music Festival without overseas performing groups due to COVID-19.

13 Aug, 2020

Public Library launches its 23rd issue of ‘Books and the City’

The Macao Public Library has launched the 23rd issue of its Books and the City magazine, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) said in a statement on Tuesday.

12 Aug, 2020

Macao Archives to host ‘Pirates in the Waters of Macao’ exhibition

An exhibition entitled “Pirates in the Waters of Macao (1854-1935)” will be held from next Wednesday to 31 January, “presenting the phenomenon of piracy in the surrounding waters of Macao and the multiple meanings it had for Macao.”

11 Aug, 2020

Macao joins Organisation of World Heritage Cities

Macao has joined the Organisation of World Heritage Cities (OWHC).

8 Aug, 2020

COVID-19 forces changes to 38th Macao Young Musicians Competition

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, most of the members of the jury of the 38th Macao Young Musicians Competition, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), are unable to visit Macao, so that certain adjustments are required, the bureau said in a statement on Wednesday.

6 Aug, 2020

Council urges government to launch coin collection programme

Central District Community Service Consultative Council member Ao Weng Hei said on Wednesday that the government should promote a coin collection programme.

6 Aug, 2020

Historian says altering street names may affect Macao’s special position

Any rash alterations to Macao’s street names will endanger the co-existence of Chinese and Portuguese features in Macao, potentially affecting Macao’s strategic position as the bridge between China and Lusophone countries, said Paul Chan Wai Chi, a high school history teacher and former legislator.

22 Jul, 2020

Macao-born MasterChef UK finalist brings Macanese flair to competition

Making it all the way as a top 3 MasterChef UK Season 16 finalist,  Sandy Tang brought the taste of Macao with her on the show. Although she didn't win the competition, she is considered the breakout star of the show this year.

21 Jul, 2020

10th Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Music Festival

The Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) will be performing at Oriente Foundation today and on Saturday.

10 Jul, 2020

Macao Orchestra to get back in action with ‘Summer Episodes’

The Macao Orchestra will resume its performances this month, presenting four concerts comprising classical symphonies, chamber music and youth concerts for classical music fans.

9 Jul, 2020

Culture bureau invites public to join World Heritage listing anniversary-fest

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced on Tuesday that it will host a festival entitled “Celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Inscription of the Historic Centre of Macao on the World Heritage List” on Saturday and Sunday.

8 Jul, 2020

Culture bureau to hold more ‘Heritage City Tours’ to mark 15th anniversary

Culture bureau to hold more ‘Heritage City Tours’ to mark 15th anniversary of ‘Historic Centre of Macao’ listing.

6 Jul, 2020

Local artist shows straw art creations at Café Voyage

An exhibition of straw art and mixed media by local artist Bezalel Ho Veng Kin entitled “Gracefull”, organised by the Ark-Association of Macau Art (AAMA) and sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC), is being held at Café Voyage.

6 Jul, 2020