Stories

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Macau after the gaming liberalisation

Ieong Man Pan's solo exhibition titled 99999 opens on March 30, 6.30 pm, at Creative Macau. It features 18 photographs in which the gaming chips appear intertwined with the reality, reflecting the "current state of Macau" in the artist's eyes.
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Demolitions suspended at Lai Chi Vun

Further demolitions in Lai Chi Vun's old shipyards have been suspended, as Macau's Cultural Affairs Bureau opened today a procedure to assess whether the whole area should be classified and protected due to its cultural value.
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Taking aerial arts to the streets

The Aerial Arts Association Macau is promoting a fund campaign to gather 30.000 patacas to purchase an outdoor aerial rigging structure, so as to be able to perform outdoors. Up until now, they have gathered 8.500 patacas.
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History of Macau in the making

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.
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A talk on Macau and the Portuguese-speaking world

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.
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Giving a “hug” to Sérgio Godinho

"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.
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“Fiction is going through a rough moment”

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.
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Mak, the trilingual friendly dragon

When Bernadette Terra decided she would write a children's book about Macau, she couldn't stop. She skipped lunches, put together a team of "labour of love," invested her money in the printing and made it happen.