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21st Macao City Fringe Festival set to liven up the city next month

Budding artists urged to take part in the arts fest that encourages residents to look at Macao through an artistic lens.

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Budding artists urged to take part in the arts fest that encourages residents to look at Macao through an artistic lens.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 4:46 am

The 21st Macao City Fringe Festival will take place from 12-23 January with a host of events, exhibitions and performances set to enliven the city in the run-up to Chinese New Year.

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the festival will feature 20 programmes and 15 outreach activities, as well as the “Art Exhibition for All” after adopting the concept of “All Around the City, our Stages, our Patrons, our Artists”.

The bureau said that from 12-17 January, the art exhibition will be held at the space next to Flower City Park and then at the leisure area in Praça das Orquídeas from 18-23 January. An on-site “improvisation zone” will also be available for the public.

Fringe Festival 2022
Photo by Cultural Affairs Bureau

The bureau noted that those interested may submit their artwork with a completed application form to the Cultural Affairs Bureau Building in Praça do Tap Seac during office hours from 4-10 January. 

This edition of the festival will include a number of programmes such as the participatory performance The Sound Theatre Back Home from the Edinburgh Fringe Showcase, Dancing Veins of “Crème de la Fringe: Todos Fest!” and the show Body-Specific!

Meanwhile, the bureau underlined that participants have a chance to win prizes in the Journey of “Margin Break” Lucky Draw on the Fringe Festival’s Facebook page until 5 January, The Macau Post Daily reported.

 

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 4:46 am

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