Inscribed! Macao’s Heritage now features on World Heritage List


    The 29th Session of the World Heritage Committee has agreed to inscribe “The Historic Monuments of Macao”, with the official title altered to “The Historic Centre of Macao”, on UNESCO’s prestigious World Heritage List, under the terms of the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (“World Heritage Convention”). The announcement was made by the Chairperson of the World Heritage Committee on 15 July at 4:10 pm Macao time, to the applause of all present in the hall and by unanimous agreement.

    “Macao Heritage Net” Launched


    The Cultural Institute officially launched the website “Macao Heritage Net” yesterday to keep the public up-to-date with Macao heritage conservation works and to provide them with information to research Macao Heritage and World Cultural Heritage.

    Interscholastic Bulletin Board Design Competition


    After a series of promotional activities such as the “Cultural Heritage Young Journalist Summer Course”, the “Cultural Heritage Tours of Macao Design Competition” and the “Macao Teachers’ Cultural Tour”, the Cultural Institute now organizes another activity named “Macao World Cultural Heritage Application 2005 – Interscholastic Bulletin Board Design Competition”. The deadline for application and submission is November 15.

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