From paintings and ceramics to music and literature, Macao has become a hotbed for art and artistic talents. The future paints a pretty picture too, say the creatives, as there’s a collective ‘will to put us on the world map as a great art city’.
Macao’s integrated entertainment resorts have proved to be a major cog in the economic success of the SAR over the past two decades – and the city’s gaming industry is expected to keep reinventing itself in the years to come to entice tourists and more investment.
This year’s unveiling of the outline plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area – and subsequent support measures – underscores China’s commitment when it comes to this important regional integration, which is years in the making.
For hundreds of years, Macao has played a vital role as a bridge between China and Portuguese-speaking countries. This was strengthened post-1999 and there are now ongoing moves to develop the ties further.
Political, legal, media and other high profile representatives of Macao and across the world talk exclusively to ‘Macao Magazine’, giving their thoughts on the past two decades and the future of our city.