In a city once famed for its handcrafted wooden ships, the Lai Chi Vun shipyards are testament to a bygone era. After years of decay, they’ve been brought back to life as a living museum.
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After a stuttering hiatus, Macao’s International Art Biennale is back. The city is brimming with world class exhibitions that are sure to inspire, confound, and captivate.
Through workshops, books and the Macau Penman, a company specialising in traditional writing tools, Macao-born Aquino da Silva hopes to lead a renaissance for Western calligraphy.
Fang Lijun’s bold, dream-like artwork has amassed fans across four decades. An ambitious exhibition attempts to capture the artist’s formidable oeuvre.
It once held the Guinness World Record for having the highest 3D resolution. While this record has since been beaten, the planetarium keeps coming up with innovative ways to get kids and adults excited over outer space.
Macao has more temples per square kilometre than any other city in Greater China, some dating back to the 13th century. What role do they play in the territory today and how are they being preserved by the government?
Meet the people behind the city’s growing vintage clothing scene, centred in the city’s charming St Lazarus District.
Maccrew is not your average shoe brand. Founder Allen Choi has set out to bring custom sneakers to Macao and propel the city to the forefront of fashion.
Two men whose childhoods were dominated by Macao’s firecracker factories have helped document this bygone era in their later years. Their work is being showcased at the newly restored Iec Long firecracker factory, a heritage site now open to the public.
Award-winning author Joe Tang spins the true story of Lin Zexu’s 1839 trip to Portuguese-administered Macao into a thrilling assassination plot. In doing so, he encourages readers to reconsider the city’s role in the First Opium War.