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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

The One Show (Received Merit Awards)

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.
24/06/2021

ADC Awards(Received Merit Awards)

The ADC Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity, is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now heading in its incredible 100th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.
24/06/2021

“9th Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making” accepts applications from today

The Cultural Affairs Bureau is accepting applications for the “9th Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making” from today until 26 August.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
18/06/2021

Cultural Affairs Bureau and Air Macau jointly promote Macao’s films and arts
Local films Sisterhood and Interpretation of Images to be broadcast on Air Macau’s in-flight entertainment platform

The Cultural Affairs Bureau is cooperating with Air Macau to promote the development of Macao’s cultural industries. During the months of May and June, Macao’s film Sisterhood will be broadcast on Air Macau’s aircrafts cabin displays.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
30/04/2021

Beneficiaries of the 5th Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums Announced

The second review for the 5th Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums, organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, has been concluded recently, and the adjudicating panel has selected three beneficiaries under the Album category and six beneficiaries under the Mini-album category.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
21/04/2021

Tap Siac Craft Market in spring is inaugurated
featuring creative products with aesthetic design

Organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from its Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market is held at Tap Siac Square from 16 to 18 and 23 to 25 April. The Craft Market features a diversity of activities, cultural and creative brands and products. All are welcome to participate and experience life’s aesthetics expressed in creativity.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
16/04/2021

Registration for creative handicraft workshops of the “Tap Siac Craft Market” in spring is now open

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the “Tap Siac Craft Market” will be held from 16 to 18 April and from 23 to 25 April at Tap Siac Square, featuring various creative handicraft workshops. The fee for each handicraft workshop is MOP50. All interested parties can register for the workshops through the Tap Siac Craft Market website from 26 March.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
26/03/2021

Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao jointly launch film scriptwriting advanced programme aimed at cultivating local film talents

Applications for 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 the Create Hong Kong, are now open until 20 April. All local filmmakers are welcome to join. Shortlisted projects will receive guidance from professional directors and scriptwriters, and winning projects will be awarded a prize.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
11/03/2021

Premiere of the documentary “Interpretation of Images” by the Cultural Affairs Bureau on Macao’s screening industry
Gathering local creative forces to present cinematic culture over the past century

In order to raise the public awareness of the film and related industries in Macao and to enhance public understanding of the development of the city’s screening industry over the past century, the Cultural Affairs Bureau has produced a documentary entitled “Interpretation of Images”, which focuses on the history of the cinemas and screening industry in Macao.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
27/02/2021

“Tap Siac Craft Market” in Spring Call for proposals of creative handicraft workshops

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the “Tap Siac Craft Market” will be held from 16 to 18 April and from 23 to 25 April at Tap Siac Square. The call for proposals of creative handicraft workshops is open from today and interested parties are welcome to submit.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
23/02/2021

Cultural Affairs Bureau produces documentary Interpretation of Images on Macao’s screening industry
Bringing local creative force to present cinematic culture over the past century

In order to raise the public awareness of the film and related industries in Macao and to enhance public understanding of the development of the city’s screening industry over the past century, the Cultural Affairs Bureau has produced a documentary entitled “Interpretation of Images”, which focuses on the history of the cinemas and screening industry in Macao.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
22/02/2021

Cultural Affairs Bureau announces list of selected candidates of the 8th Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making

In order to continue to promote the development of the fashion design industry in Macao, the Cultural Affairs Bureau has launched the “8th Subsidy Programme for Fashion Design on Sample Making”. The review process has been completed, and eight candidates have been selected. The Cultural Affairs Bureau 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
05/02/2021

Cultural Affairs Bureau announces list of entrants to attend the second review for IC’s “4th Support Programme for the Production of Feature Films”

The Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) has recently completed the initial review of the 4th Support Programme for the Production of Feature Films and has selected eight entries for the second review.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
27/01/2021

Tap Siac Craft Market in Spring Call for proposals of stall operators

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the “Tap Siac Craft Market” will be held from 16 to 18 April and from 23 to 25 April at Tap Siac Square. The call for proposals of stall operators is open from 26 January and interested parties are welcome to apply.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
26/01/2021

Cultural Affairs Bureau announces candidates selected for the second review for the “5th Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums”

The initial review for the “5th Subsidy Programme for the Production of Original Song Albums”, organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), has been concluded recently, with and the jury has selected six entrants under the album category and ten entrants under the mini album category for the second review of the programme.
Cultural Affairs Bureau
20/01/2021