Cultural Affairs Bureau

Registration for the “Echo Programme – Band Training Camp” is open

To nurture talented and promising musicians in Macao and further elevate the level of original music composition in the region, the “Echo Programme – Band Training Camp”, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), will be open for registration from 20 June to 12 July.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
19/06/2024

Cultural Affairs Bureau calls for stall operators to participate in the “Craft Market in the Greater Bay Area” in Guangzhou

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC) holds the “Craft Market in the Greater Bay Area” and the participation of local cultural and creative entities in the Guangzhou market in August. Applications for stalls are open from today until 2 July, and application is free.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
18/06/2024

Applications for the 2024 Film Arts Training Programme are now open

The applications for the 2024 Film Arts Training Programme will be open from 5 to 26 June. Selected candidates will be taught by a veteran film art director to deepen their knowledge of film arts...
Cultural Affairs Bureau
05/06/2024

Macao Creative Pavilion participates in the China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair promoting Macao’s cultural events and film and television industry services

The 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) is held from 23 to 27 May 2024. The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) of the Macao SAR Government has organised the participation of Macao’s relevant departments and cultural and creative entities in the fair, in which it has set up the “Macao Creative Pavilion”...
Cultural Affairs Bureau
23/05/2024

Macao Creative Pavilion participates in the Hong Kong International Licensing Show promoting Macao’s original IP brands

The Cultural Affairs Bureau has organised the participation of Macao’s cultural and creative industries in the “Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2024” to be held from 27 to 29 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, in which it has set up the “Macao Creative Pavilion”, expecting to explore more business opportunities and exchanges for the local cultural and creative industries, supporting the local original IP brands and expanding their market externally.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
27/04/2024

Tap Siac Craft Market in Spring inaugurated

The Tap Siac Craft Market in Spring is held from today to 21 April and from 25 to 28 April at Tap Siac Square, showcasing and selling cultural and creative products from Macao and Asian regions. A number of music performances and creative handicraft workshops are also held. All are welcome to participate.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
18/04/2024

1st Macao International Shorts Film Festival was concluded successfully

The 1st Macao International Shorts Film Festival, jointly organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Galaxy Entertainment Group, was concluded successfully. The Festival's closing ceremony and awards ceremony was held on 29 March, where "FÁR" directed by Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlüter was honored with the Best Short Film Award, and "BUBBLE" directed by Ellen Wong received the Best Macao Short Film.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
29/03/2024

“Macao ‧ Hengqin Craft Market” inaugurated today

The “Macao ‧ Hengqin Craft Market”, jointly organised by the Livelihood Affairs Bureau of the Guangdong-Macao In-depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR Government (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), is held at Ponto Legend Square in Hengqin from 29 February to 3 March.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
20/03/2024

Cultural Affairs Bureau sets up pavilion at Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART) to promote Macao’s productions and services

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) has set up the Macao Pavilion at this year’s Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART). IC has cooperated with various departments and public broadcasting entities to organise for local film and television industry practitioners to participate in the event in Hong Kong, with a view to extending the international reach of local productions and services overseas, constructing a platform for exchange and cooperation, and creating more development opportunities.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
11/03/2024

Applications for the Macao Creative Pavilion in the China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair are now open

The 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) will be held in Shenzhen in late May 2024. The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) will organise for Macao’s cultural and creative industries to participate in the exhibition and set up a “Macao Creative Pavilion” to promote Macao’s cultural and creative products and services, so as to facilitate exchanges and development of the industries.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
07/03/2024

1st Macao International Shorts Film Festival kicks off in March presenting an array of activities to showcase the vitality of short films

Jointly organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) and Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG), the “1st Macao International Shorts Film Festival” will be held from 23 to 30 March, featuring an opening ceremony and opening screenings, screening activities, themed workshops, lectures by masters, as well as a closing and award ceremony.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
26/02/2024

“Macao.Hengqin Craft Market” to be held at the end of this month

The “Macao.Hengqin Craft Market”, jointly organised by the Livelihood Affairs Bureau of the Guangdong-Macao In-depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin and the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) of the Macao SAR Government, will be held from 29 February to 3 March, at Ponto Legend Square in Hengqin.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
26/02/2024

Tap Siac Craft Market in spring calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market in spring will be held from 18 to 21 and from 25 to 28 April at Tap Siac Square. The calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops will be open from 30 January to 22 February. Applications are free of charge.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
30/01/2024

“Macao ‧ Hengqin Craft Market” calls for stall operators

“Macao ‧ Hengqin Craft Market” will be held at the end of February 2024 in Hengqin.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
05/12/2023

The 1st Macao International Shorts Film Festival calls for the submission of Macao short films from today

In order to encourage local film and television production professionals, develop a wider range of local short films, and expand opportunities for international exchange and cooperation, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) and the Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) jointly organise the “Macao International Shorts Film Festival” for the first time.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
17/11/2023

Autumn Tap Siac Craft Market inaugurates next Thursday

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from its Portuguese acronym), the Autumn Tap Siac Craft Market will be held from 16 to 19 and from 23 to 26 November at Tap Siac Square. This year marks the 15th Anniversary of the Tap Siac Craft Market, and the opening ceremony will be held on 16 November (Thursday) at 6pm, featuring singer Ng Lam Fung as guest performer.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
08/11/2023

Cultural Affairs Bureau holds creative handicraft workshops at the Tap Siac Craft Market

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from its Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market will be held from 16 to 19 November and from 23 to 26 November at Tap Siac Square. A total of 62 creative handicraft workshops will be held, including 14 sessions for families. The workshops projects include ceramics, glass, bonsai, painting and leather, integrating fun, creativity and crafts. All interested parties are welcome to participate.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
25/10/2023

“Macao Craft Market @ Foshan Lingnan Tiandi” calls for booth operators

Co-organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) and Foshan Lingnan Tiandi, the “Macao Craft Market @ Foshan Lingnan Tiandi” will be held from 22 to 24 September at Lingnan Tiandi, Foshan City. Interested parties can apply through the “Craft Market Booth Operator Database” from 25 July to 7 August.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
25/07/2023