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    Commemorative activities of the 10th anniversary of the inscription of “The Historic Centre of Macao” on World Heritage List

    17/06/2015

    In order to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the inscription of “The Historic Centre of Macao” on World Heritage List, the Cultural Affairs Bureau promotes, together with several entities, a series of activities, which include new historic and cultural facilities in operation, exhibitions, a seminar and new publications, cultural performances, and highlighted activities, in a total of 35 events. These activities are aimed at building an effective platform of cooperation, allowing the local population and visitors to celebrate the inscription of “The Historic Centre of Macao” on the World Heritage List through different cultural activities, hoping to raise every social sector’s awareness to the protection and transmission of cultural heritage and promoting its universal values.

    Website disguised as the Macao Museum to collect works of art is discovered

    17/06/2015

    On 5 June 2015, it has come to the Cultural Affairs Bureau’s (IC) attention that a website named “Macau China” has been developing activities of collection of art works on behalf of the Macao Museum and of the 26th Macao Arts Festival.

    2015 Macao International Museum Day Carnival

    17/06/2015

    In response to this year’s International Museum Day, eighteen Macao museums participate in the opening ceremony of the “2015 Macao International Museum Day Carnival” on 17 May, Sunday, at 3pm, in the A-Má Temple square.

    Cultural Affairs Bureau launches water drainage project at the tourist information post at Guia Fortress

    17/06/2015

    The Cultural Affairs Bureau is undertaking a water drainage project at the tourist information post at Guia Fortress, including the original tourist information post, the main entrance and some of the routes along the garden. These works are expected to be completed by the end of March. During this period, metallic barriers will be set up in some places, but this will not affect the normal opening and use of the facilities.

    Cultural Affairs Bureau launches water drainage project at the tourist information post at Guia Fortress

    17/06/2015

    The Cultural Affairs Bureau is undertaking a water drainage project at the tourist information post at Guia Fortress, including the original tourist information post, the main entrance and some of the routes along the garden. These works are expected to be completed by the end of March. During this period, metallic barriers will be set up in some places, but this will not affect the normal opening and use of the facilities.

    Two Macao customs included in the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Items

    17/06/2015

    “A-Ma Belief and Customs” and “Na Tcha Belief and Customs” have been included in the fourth batch of the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Items. The List was announced by the PRC’s State Council.

    Cultural Affairs Bureau installs signage in St. Lazarus’ Quarter taking visitors to an area of prosperous cultural development

    17/06/2015

    In order to attract even more residents and tourists to the St. Lazarus’ quarter and to promote more in-depth visits, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) launched the “Installation of Signage Towards St. Lazarus Plan”. The first phase is centred on St. Lazarus’ Church, and directional signage will be installed in its six main surrounding arteries.

    St. Dominic’s Church closes temporarily for electrical works

    17/06/2015

    The Cultural Affairs Bureau will be conducting works for the replacement of the electrical wiring in St. Dominic’s Church on 1 and 2 December, 2014. The Church will be temporarily closed during this period while the Treasure of Sacred Art remains open to the public. The church will reopen to the public from 3 December 2014.

    Exhibition “Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao” opens at the Macao Museum

    17/06/2015

    Following the exhibition “Maritime Porcelain Road – Relics from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao”, the Department of Culture of Guangdong Province, the Home Affairs Bureau of the Hong Kong S.A.R. Government and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao S.A.R. Government (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) organize once again an itinerant exhibition titled “Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao”, thereby making known the successes of the archaeological works held in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao as well as showing the results of the three regions’ joint efforts within the context of the cultural cooperation meetings. Having been respectively held at the Guangdong Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of History, the opening ceremony of the exhibition at the Macao Museum took place on 25 September, Thursday, at 6pm, at the Museum lobby. The exhibition runs from 26 September until 11 January, 2015, on the 3rd floor.

    Exhibition “Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao” opens at the Macao Museum

    17/06/2015

    Following the exhibition “Maritime Porcelain Road – Relics from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao”, the Department of Culture of Guangdong Province, the Home Affairs Bureau of the Hong Kong S.A.R. Government and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao S.A.R. Government (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) organize once again an itinerant exhibition titled “Historical Imprints of Lingnan: Major Archaeological Discoveries of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao”, thereby making known the successes of the archaeological works held in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao as well as showing the results of the three regions’ joint efforts within the context of the cultural cooperation meetings. Having been respectively held at the Guangdong Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of History, the opening ceremony of the exhibition at the Macao Museum took place on 25 September, Thursday, at 6pm, at the Museum lobby. The exhibition runs from 26 September until 11 January, 2015, on the 3rd floor.

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