Culture

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

Culture bureau gets new deputy

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Elsie Ao Ieong U has appointed Cheong Lai San, who was previously a senior official of the Identification Services Bureau (DSI), as a vice president of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) for a one-year term, replacing Chan Kai Chon who took the post in January last year.

3 Jul, 2020

Italian chef adds twist to Vida Rica menu

Mandarin Oriental has given the menu at its Vida Rica Restaurant an update with a selection of classic Western cuisines with a twist by Chef de Cuisine Marco De Boni.

3 Jul, 2020

20th Fringe Festival calls for event, venue proposals

The 20th Macau City Fringe Festival will be held next January with the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) already calling for proposals for events and the performance venues, and the deadline for applications is 31 July by 5 pm, the bureau said in a statement on Wednesday.

2 Jul, 2020

Local crime thriller joins Cannes’ Fantastic 7 initiative

Local crime thriller “Foreign Cop”, directed by Maxim Bessmertny and produced by Bessmertny and Jorge Cordeiro dos Santos, was among the seven films that formed this years’ Fantastic 7, a Cannes Market initiative, the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) said in a statement on Tuesday.

1 Jul, 2020

Mainland movie mogul launches ‘Mollywood’ project

Mainland Chinese film mogul Wang Haige is determined to transform Macao into “Mollywood,” the Business Wire news service reported this week. 

24 Jun, 2020