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Travel | 27 Jun 2019

2nd ‘Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’

The 2nd ‘Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’ organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau will be held in June and July, featuring six enthralling highlights that will elevate visitor’s artistic spirit.

They include the Macao International Book Fair 2019, the ‘Traditional Chinese Strings and Fado’ Concert by the Macao Chinese Orchestra, the China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Film Festival, the Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, Traditional Music and Dance Performance from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries and ‘A Cherished Memory from 1999 ? Archives Exhibition in Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Return of Macao to the Motherland’.

As a tribute to the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Macao SAR and the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Portugal, this edition of the ‘Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’ will continue to promote cultural and artistic exchange.

Cultural and artistic elites will also be gathered to presents six extraordinary activities, including the “Macao International Book Fair 2019” themed “A Taste of Macao”, promoting cultural exchanges and dialogue between the Chinese and Portuguese cultures; the Macao Chinese Orchestra which joins hands with He´lder Moutinho, a famous Fado singer from Portugal, to present the concert ‘Traditional Chinese Strings and Fado’ which fully reflects the unique charm of the harmonious integration of Chinese and Portuguese cultures.

2nd ‘Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’

Date: June and July

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Asia’s entertainment trendsetter MGM will stage the captivating FUERZA BRUTA WAYRA at MGM Theater from June 14 to August 4. Arguably one of the world’s exciting theater shows, this Argentine theatrics is an extraordinary three-dimensional standing that will stimulate your senses and electrify your body.

The standing show redefines rules with no rigid stage or seating arrangement. Audience are at the center stage of the show and can interact with performers!  Wherever you are in the theater, you are fully submerged in the 360-degree view and surrounded by shocking waves of the theater’s mind-blowing visual effects and lighting, an incredible multi-sensory journey!

Toured to 27 countries worldwide, over 2.5 million of audience have already been shown the magic of FUERZA BRUTA. Meaning ‘brute force’ in Spanish, FUERZA BRUTA is a postmodern theater show originated from Argentina. The show was debuted in 2005 at Buenos Aires with an overwhelming applause, and it has been running Off-Broadway in New York since 2007.


Date: June 14- August 4

Time:  Wednesdays to Fridays – 8:30 p.m.

           Saturdays and Sundays – 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Venue: MGM Theater at MGM COTAI, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, COTAI, Macau


Taipa Village Chef Constellation

Taipa Village Destination Limited is thrilled to present a dynamic summer culinary programme entitled “Chef Constellation”, hosted by award-winning chefs from the area who will showcase their culinary skills and share their cooking philosophies in a series of exclusive cooking classes and demonstrations.

The Chef Constellation programme’s signature restaurants include: La Famiglia, headed up by Chef Florita Alves, a Macanese culinary ambassador whose driving passion is to sustain the legacy of Macanese cuisine in the city’s gastronomic scene;  Michelin-recommended António, helmed by Executive Chef António Coelho; Tapas de Portugal, a Portuguese tapas restaurant that extends Chef Antonio’s diverse and flavourful menu, and Bella Taipa, boasting modern Italian cuisine mastered by Executive Chef Jonathan Dominguez, who brings with him more than a decade of culinary experience in the gastronomic wonderland of Tuscany, celebrating Macau’s accolade as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.

Taipa Village Chef Constellation

Date:  July and August





‘Experience Macao Celebration Style’ Summer Roadshow


To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of Macao SAR and the recently inaugurated mega art event Art Macao, the Macao Government Tourism Office will be holding the Macao Summer Roadshow from June 29-30 at Lok Fu Place in Hong Kong to introduce the latest tourism news and products to citizens of Hong Kong.

The Roadshow will be collaborating with 5 different travel agencies to hold the ‘Macao On Sale’ which will allow participants to purchase tickets at a special discount, packages start from HK$399 up. Those who attend the show will find out the latest tourism news through interactive electronic screens where they will also find a stunning diamond Ruins of St. Paul’s and Macao’s tourism mascot ‘Mak Mak’ which they can take a selfie with and have a great time.



‘Experience Macao Celebration Style’ Summer Roadshow

Date:     June 29-30

Time:     12:00pm - 8:00pm

Venue:     Lok Fu Place, Zone B

Macao On Sale time:

12:00pm to 7:00pm (June 29)

12:00pm to 6:00pm (June 30)

      *Quotas are limited, first come first served

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