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.
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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 […]
The talented young designer has won awards and attracted clients at home and overseas, but he has his sights set on something bigger: providing new opportunities for Macao creators.
Tea connoisseur Lo Heng Kong has devoted over two decades to studying and sharing the art of tea. Last year, he distilled his insights into a definitive guide to local tea culture, My Notes on Tea: The Past and Present of Tea in Macao (《澳門‧茶‧前世今生─我的茶事手記》).
The modern day library is more than just a collection of books. As our reading and media consumption habits have evolved, so too has this humble public facility.
Guangdong Provincial Museum has pioneered the collection and study of the rich Lingnan culture, whose roots are embedded in large areas of south China, including Macao, and is collaborating with similar institutions across the Greater Bay Area.
Macao’s first professional Chinese puppetry theatre group create performances based on local stories.
The Macao Museum of Art showcases 120 pieces of Ming dynasty imperial porcelain to celebrate the history of ceramic art.