Cultural Affairs Bureau

IC launches open call for proposals for Cultural Brand Products Based on the Museum Collection of Macao’s Firecracker Industry

In order to complement and promote the development of Macao’s original brands, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) will launch an open call for proposals for Cultural Brand Products based on the Museum Collection of Macao’s Firecracker Industry.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
11/11/2022

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

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market will be held from 17 to 20 and from 24 to 27 November at Tap Siac Square. The calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops are open from 10am on 24 August to 11:59pm on 14 September. All interested parties are welcome to apply, and applications are free of charge.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
24/08/2022

Tap Siac Craft Market in spring inaugurated revealing the charm of cultural and creative brands

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market is held from today to 24 April and from 28 April to 1 May at Tap Siac Square, featuring over 100 original products of cultural and creative brands and a wide range of activities. Residents and tourists are welcome to participate.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
22/04/2022

Tap Siac Craft Market kicks off next Thursday

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the Tap Siac Craft Market will be held at Tap Siac Square from 21 to 24 April, and from 28 April to 1 May. The opening ceremony will be held at 6pm next Thursday (21 April), with the band “EXCUSE ME” as a guest band. All are welcome to participate and enjoy the cultural and creative feast.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
14/04/2022

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

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market will be held at Tap Siac Square from 21 to 24 April and from 28 April to 1 May. The calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops are open on 16 February to 11:59pm on 4 March. All interested parties are welcome to apply, and applications are free of charge.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
16/02/2022

List of the winners of the Film Scriptwriting Advanced Programme is announced

The adjudicating panel of the “2021 Scripts in Focus — Film Scriptwriting Advanced Programme”, jointly organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) of the Macao SAR Government, the Film Administration of Guangdong Province and Create Hong Kong, has recently completed the review process of the six film projects from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao and selected two winning projects for the “Excellent Script Award”, namely My Driver Father and Me by Niko Ho (from Macao) and Silent Few by Li Jing (from Guangdong), each of which received a prize of MOP60,000.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
21/01/2022

Documentary “Interpretation of Images” on Macao’s screening industry screened in the Golden Kapok Screening

Produced by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) and directed by Lao Keng U, the documentary “Interpretation of Images” on Macao’s screening industry, participated in the 2021 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, China (GZDOC) and was screened in cinemas in Guangzhou and Shenzhen as the main documentary feature of the 8th Golden Kapok Screening, depicting the history of Macao’s cinemas and screening industry over the past century.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
14/01/2022

New murals enrich the scenery of local streets and alleys

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) has joined hands with various local artists to create a number of murals that feature the stories of the communities’ origins in different neighbourhoods, combining cultural creativity with art, enriching and invigorating the scenery of local streets and alleys. The murals will be on display at Rua de Tomás da Rosa and Anim’Arte NAM VAN on the Macao peninsula and at Escada do Coxo in Taipa to enhance the artistic and cultural atmosphere of the neighbourhoods.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
11/01/2022

Cultural Affairs Bureau announces the list of selected candidates of the “9th Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making”

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) has recently completed the review process of the “9th Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making”. Eight candidates have been selected and they are (in arbitrary order): Siu David, Wong Man I, Lei Wai Cheng, Tang Si Weng, Lai Ka Pou, Kan Ka Kei, Leng Carmen and Vong Si Weng. The IC will provide each of the selected candidates with a grant of up to MOP170,000 for the production and promotion of the respective fashion design samples.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
30/12/2021

Tap Siac Craft Market in autumn continues to be held from Friday to Sunday

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market in autumn will continue to be held at Tap Siac Square from 26 to 28 November (Friday to Sunday), featuring a new round of cultural and creative brands. All are welcome to participate, appreciate music performances and enjoy the creative atmosphere while shopping for favourite cultural and creative products.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
23/11/2021

Tap Siac Craft Market in autumn is inaugurated promoting over 100 cultural and creative brands for two consecutive weeks

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market in autumn is held from today to 21 November and from 26 to 28 November at Tap Siac Square, featuring a wide range of activities and over 100 original products of cultural and creative brands. Residents and tourists are welcome to participate.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
19/11/2021

Tap Siac Craft Market kicks off this Friday

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) in autumn, the Tap Siac Craft Market will be held at Tap Siac Square for two consecutive weekends, from Friday to Sunday, from 19 to 21 November and from 26 to 28 November. The opening ceremony will be held at 5:30pm on 19 November, featuring the singer and songwriter Plusone Wang as a performing guest. All are welcome to participate in this colourful cultural and creative feast.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
16/11/2021

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

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the “Tap Siac Craft Market” will be held from 19 to 21 November and from 26 to 28 November at Tap Siac Square., counting with a total of 36 creative handicraft workshops, including 9 sessions for families. All interested parties can register for the workshops through the Tap Siac Craft Market website (www.craftmarket.gov.mo) from 4 November. The deadline for online registration is 5pm on 8 November. The fee for each handicraft workshop is MOP50.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
04/11/2021

Macao Creative Pavilion at the China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair brings opportunities for the development of Macao’s Cultural and Creative Industries

The 17th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) will be held from 23 to 27 September. The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) and the Cultural Industries Fund of the Macao SAR Government jointly set up the “Macao Creative Pavilion”, leading Macao’s cultural and creative products and services to “go global”, and bringing opportunities for the development of Macao’s cultural and creative industries.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
23/09/2021

“Tap Siac Craft Market” in autumn calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops

“Tap Siac Craft Market” in autumn calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshopsOrganised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the “Tap Siac Craft Market” will be held from 19 to 21 November and from 26 to 28 November at Tap Siac Square. The calls for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops are open from 31 August and all interested parties are welcome to apply.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
30/08/2021

Sales platform for local cultural and creative products deployed in the
Macau International Airport Open call for proposals for operation of the “Macao Good Shop”

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), in cooperation with CAM - Macau International Airport Company Limited, will deploy a sales platform for Macao’s cultural and creative products at the Macau International Airport—“Macau Good Shop”—in order to expand sales channels for the local cultural and creative industries.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
26/08/2021

Applications for the “6th Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums” of the Cultural Affairs Bureau open from 16 August

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) is accepting applications for the “6th Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums” from 16 August until 30 September. This year’s Programme comprises two categories: the album category and the mini album category, with each selected album being granted a subsidy of up to MOP270,000 and MOP135,000 respectively, as well as professional advice from members of the jury.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
28/07/2021

IC Summer Presentation
“THE SHADOW OF KATANA•GUNS•SWORDS-Martial Arts, Samurai and Western Film Festival”

Organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), “THE SHADOW OF KATANA•GUNS•SWORDS—Martial Arts, Samurai and Western Film Festival” will be held from 6 August to 18 September. The opening ceremony of the Festival will be held on 31 July in the movie hall at Block R teaching complex of the Macau University of Science and Technology, during which a classical martial arts film entitled A Touch of Zen will be screened.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
23/07/2021