Macau Youth Cantonese Opera Development Association President Lo Hang Peng urged the government to give more support to the promotion of Cantonese opera among children and youths, as it was financially difficult for her group to promote the art form on its own. Lo made the remarks on the sidelines of a press conference at … Continue reading "Group urges government to help promote Cantonese opera for kids"
19 May, 2017
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) will terminate employment contracts with 82 of its irregularly recruited staff, as stated in a report released by the Commission Against Corruption.
25 Apr, 2017
Cinematheque Passion officially opened its doors Thursday and is ready to introduce locals to the world of film with screenings of new releases of non-mainstream movies.
31 Mar, 2017
Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Leung Hio Ming promised on Sunday that his bureau will review its procedures for hiring staff, with the aim of ensuring that its recruitment procedures will always be conducted in line with the law.
13 Mar, 2017
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Albergue SCM held an art exhibition on Wednesday featuring works of female artists from Macau and lusophone countries. In its second edition and attended by mostly women, the exposition features 28 artworks from 28 female artists. Last year, the exhibition only presented artworks from Chinese artists. President of Albergue … Continue reading "Carlos Marreiros suggests Women’s Art Biennial"
9 Mar, 2017
The Macau Museum of Art (MAM) will present an exhibition titled “A Bonsai of My Dreams – Works by Wong Cheng Pou” in the upcoming “57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale Di Venezia” in Venice, Italy from May 13.
8 Mar, 2017
Themed “Heterotopia”, this year’s month-long arts festival will present 25 programmes of dance, music and theatre exploring various possibilities of space by means of different art manifestations.
7 Mar, 2017
The 6th edition of The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival will kick off on Saturday (4th March) with comic book authors Dick Ng, Filipe Melo, Philippe Graton and Clément Baloup, who will deliver a talk on “Illustrating Words – The Art of Comics”.
3 Mar, 2017
Chief Executive Chui Sai On has appointed Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) vice president Leung Hio Ming as the bureau's president for a two-year term, effective from today according to Wednesday's Official Gazette.
16 Feb, 2017
Man Booker Prize finalists Madeleine Thien and Graeme Macrae Burnet are among the guest authors for the sixth edition of the Script Road – Macau Literary Festival, which will take place between March 4th to 19th.
7 Feb, 2017
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chon Weng promised on Monday that the government will protect Ilha Verde Hill. Tam made the remarks when replying to an oral interpellation by lawmaker Ho Ion Sang during a plenary session of the legislature.
24 Jan, 2017
Executive Council spokesman Leong Heng Teng said on Thursday that nine monuments and buildings of architectural interest have been newly listed as cultural heritage.
20 Jan, 2017
The Macau Films & Television Productions and Culture Association (MFTPA) may sue Marco Muller – the International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM) former director – for “breaches of contract.” According to a statement released two days ago, MFTPA declares Muller failed to fulfil the agreement, which was signed by the Association and the former … Continue reading "MFTPA may sue Marco Muller for “breaches of contract”"
15 Nov, 2016
Marco Mueller, the renowned former artistic director of the prestigious Venice Film Festival and the International Film Festival of Rome has resigned from his role as the Director of the first edition of the International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM). The reason for his resignation is yet to be formally explained. The rumors in the Macau film sector … Continue reading "Marco Müller resigned as the Director of the Macau International Film Festival"
14 Nov, 2016
The Macao Museum of Art (MAM) inaugurated on Friday the contemporary art exhibition “Ad Lib – Recent Works of Konstantin Bessmertny” which is on display at the Gallery of Special Exhibitions of MAM. The exhibition features a total of 34 recent works by the Macau based artist Konstantin Bessmertny in such forms as paintings, sculptures, … Continue reading "Kostantin Bessmertny works on display at Macau Museum of Art"
14 Nov, 2016
Various sectors of the local community hosted a ceremony on Tuesday at the Macau Cultural Centre in Nape to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr Sun Yat-sen. Dr Sun, also known as Sun Zhongshan or Sun Wen, is widely seen as the founder of modern China. He was born in Guangdong’s then … Continue reading "Macau hosts Dr Sun’s 150th birth anniversary ceremony "
9 Nov, 2016
Cultural Industries Fund (FIC) President Leong Heng Teng said on Tuesday the fund would strengthen its support for projects related to fashion design, music, films and performance art, considering that the number of these projects account for a major part of the projects backed by the fund. Leong made the remarks at a press conference about … Continue reading "Culture fund chief vows more support for film & music made in Macau"
9 Nov, 2016
A one-day show of the 3rd China International Circus Festival will be held at Macau Forum in Zape on Saturday, Ip Peng Kin, chief-of-cabinet of the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture, announced last week. According to Ip, 3,000 free tickets have been reserved for pupils, students and the elderly, while 1,000 will be given to … Continue reading "Macau to host international circus festival"
7 Nov, 2016
The government will allow street performers to show their talents in three designated areas – the Taipa-Houses Museum, Mount Fortress Garden and Anim’Arte Nam Van – starting from November 11, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) announced yesterday during a press conference at the Macau Tea Culture House. Addressing the press conference, IC Vice-President Leung Hio Ming said the bureau will … Continue reading "Street performances in Macau to become legal"
26 Oct, 2016
Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) President Guilherme Ung Vai Meng said Tuesday on the sidelines of a regular Cultural Heritage Council meeting that the government had already made up its mind to build the new central library at the Old Courthouse. Ung also said the bidding process for the library’s detailed design plan would start later … Continue reading "Macau government insists on location of new central library"
28 Sep, 2016