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Possibilities – Introducing Polish Poetry in Macao
opens at Old Court Building
To further facilitate exchanges in literature, the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR and Ox Warehouse have jointly organised the exhibition Possibilities – Introducing Polish Poetry in Macao. The opening ceremony will take place in the Old Court Building at 6:30pm on Friday, 29th November 2013. Co-organising the exhibition are the Wisława Szymborska Foundation, Trans-Pacyfik Studio Sp.z.o.o. and Les Moutons Sans Souci Films Co., Ltd.
Cultural Affairs Bureau selects companies from the Database for Macao Cultural and Creative Industries to be present at the Mandarin House Cultural Relics Info Center and Gift Shop
Since its opening in February 2010 as a Macao World Heritage site, the Mandarin House has attracted a great number of visitors, tourists and local residents alike. To enhance public interest and in a bid to maximize this renowned cultural attraction as a window for local creativity and designs, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (CAB) has established the Mandarin House Cultural Relics Info Center and Gift Shop, to market not only publications written by or themed on renowned Chinese philosopher Zheng Guanying, but also Mandarin House-inspired souvenirs, publications and design items by the CAB, and products on consignment of Macao’s cultural and creative brands.
Celebration of the 14
Anniversary of Macao’s Handover to China
“Parade through Macao, Latin City”
The Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao S.A.R. will hold the “Parade through Macao, Latin City” in commemoration of the 14th Anniversary of Macao’s Handover to China on December 20th, the day marking the establishment of the Macao S.A.R. The Parade is once again held under the slogans “Peace, Love and Cultural Integration” and “An annual celebration for the entire city – VIVA!”, and this year is themed “The Rhythm of Life”, hoping to attract even more residents and tourists and inviting them to dig deep into the diverse cultural atmosphere of Macao.
Dom Pedro V Theater partially closed for a short period
The second review for the 2013 Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, will take place on October 26, 2013, at the Dom Pedro V Theater. The programme has drawn an enthusiastic response, receiving a total of 27 applications, from which 15 fashion design works have been selected for second review, after a first round selection.
Chapel of St. Francis Xavier in Coloane to undergo restoration
The Cultural Affairs Bureau (CAB) will begin restoration works in the Chapel of St. Francis Xavier, in Coloane, on August 22. The Chapel will be closed during these works, which the CAB intends to finish at the end of November, in order to minimize disruptions and inconveniences to residents and tourists.