The recently opened University of Macau's Centre for Chinese History and Culture aims at developing research as well as assist the younger generation to understand it, assisting in the development of audio, video and text material for classrooms, director Hao Yufan tells mART.
The International Institute of Macau (IIM) will be hosting a conference on the lusophone world and the importance of Macau to the International Lusophone Movement and the Nova Águia magazine, on March 31, 6 pm, at the Consulate General of Portugal in Macau and Hong Kong. The talk will be given by researcher Renato Epifânio.
The annual conference of the Asia Pacific Writers and Translations (APWT) organization will probably be held in Macau in 2019, the association's General Manager Sanaz Fatouhi revealed to mART.
"It's two arms, it's two arms, they serve to give a hug, as well as four arms serve to give two hugs," the children sang, replicating the rhymes from the Canção dos Abraços (Song of Hugs). The cheerful voices in unison marked the beginning of the session, which took place on March 13, at the Portuguese School of Macau, under The Script Road — Macau Literary Festival.
As Primeiras Coisas (The Former Things), by Bruno Vieira Amaral, has won some of the most prestigious literary awards in Portugal, but it is now about the become the past, as he prepares to launch in April his next romance. Titled Hoje Estarás Comigo no Paraíso (Today you will be with me in Paradise, in a free translation to English), this is a book inspired in a cousin's murder, which took place in Angola, more than 30 years ago.