Culture

Government to consider twelve items for Macau’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

The Cultural Affairs Bureau announced that the final list of twelve items for Macau's Intangible Cultural Heritage will be announced by the end of this year.

9 Oct, 2019

Japan won the 2019 Macao International Fireworks Contest

Japan won the 30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest, announced today the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO).

6 Oct, 2019

Many liked St. Paul’s Ruins mapping show: Tam

The government will strengthen its communication with Macau’s Roman-Catholic diocese and related groups before it launches another mapping show on the city’s religious and other landmarks in the future.

4 Oct, 2019

Cultural Week adds Brazilian Cinema to program

The program and schedule for the 11th Cultural Week of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries will kick off on October 12 at the Macau Fisherman’s Wharf.

26 Sep, 2019

Seac Pai Van Library opens

A new public library in the Community Complex in Coloane’s sprawling Seac Pai Van public housing estate opened on Tuesday.

25 Sep, 2019

FM chief vows to further promote ‘Macaology’

Macau Foundation has always “highly valued” research about Macau by the academia, studying and exploring its development patterns.

6 Sep, 2019

Chui praises ‘great revolutionary’ Mao Zedong

Chief Executive Chui said that Mao Zedong was a “great revolutionary, strategist and theorist”.

2 Sep, 2019

Building up culture is ‘crucial’ for GBA: Chui

The sustainable development of the GBA needs to be backed by “a stable recognition of cultural identity”.

13 Aug, 2019

Macau hosts CAST Innovation Contest for the 1st time

The prestigious China Adolescents Science & Technology (CAST) Innovation Contest was hosted by Macau for the first time.

26 Jul, 2019

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