Since 1997, the Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra has helped to raise the bar for aspiring classical musicians in the city.
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Docomomo Macau’s new Walking Guide celebrates the city’s modernist architecture and conveys an urgent message: preserve these treasures, lest our collective memory be lost.
Two former shipyard workers are on a mission to preserve and promote Macao’s shipbuilding heritage, albeit on a smaller scale.
In the St Lazarus district, Yau Kei Candy keeps the fading, centuries-old tradition of making dragon beard candy alive.
Local art group YiiMa head to the 59th Venice Biennale with their compelling “Allegory of Dreams”, an exhibition that sheds light on Macao’s past and explores what it means to be a human. Here are the highlights of the exhibition in Venice.
Vinnci Lou didn’t plan on becoming a user experience designer, but her open mind and adventurous, can-do attitude has taken her from a would-be career in Macao’s architecture industry to a thriving career in Europe and Silicon Valley.
Lam Iok Hoi grew up seeing vendors selling dough sculptures on Macao’s streets. Now, the 73-year-old ex-chef has made it his mission to keep the disappearing folk art alive.
The newly opened Hong Kong Palace Museum is a treasure trove of ancient artefacts that aims to showcase China’s 5,000-year history to the world.
A few years ago, colourful artist and businesswoman Jovinia António turned hurtful remarks into the driving force behind Stardust Journey. Now she is making an impression across Macao with her budding textile business, selling bold-patterned products based on personal stories and leading workshops that teach others her unique marbling technique.
Ink has been an important medium in Chinese culture for over two millennia. In ancient times, emperors, monks, scholars and artists mastered the marriage of precision, concentration and balance that calligraphy and ink painting demanded. Early forms evolved from scripting stately forecasts on tortoise shells and the shoulder blades of oxen to, in the latter […]