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 IC presents series of activities celebrating the Lunar New Year of the Dog 

2018-02-14 16:31:00

Source : Cultural Affairs Bureau

In order to celebrate the Chinese New Year with the public, the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym) organizes the “Let’s Celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dog”.

The “Happy Chinese New Year” - Chinese New Year Ethnic Performances 2018 will be held during the period of the Lunar New Year (from 15 to 19 February) at Tap Siac Square, Anim’Arte NAM VAN, Iao Hon Market Square and Pak Tai Temple in Taipa, respectively. The “Wulanmuqi Art Troupe” from the Horqin Right Middle Banner, an administrative division of the Hinggan League in Inner Mongolia, presents ethnic dance and singing, adding to the festive atmosphere.

From 16 to 19 February, stalls will be set up in Anim’Arte NAM VAN for display and sale of handicrafts by local artists and artists from Inner Mongolia and Yunnan Province, featuring traditional handicrafts, cultural and creative products and specialities, among others. Other activities such as traditional interactive games, Inner Mongolian calligraphy and painting workshop and a costume exhibition, will also be held concurrently at the same venue.

The dance drama Opera Warriors, jointly organized by the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office of the Ministry of Culture of the PRC and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR Government, with the support of the Ministry of Culture of PRC and the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the MSAR Government, as well as the cooperation of the Shanxi Provincial Department of Culture, will be staged at the Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium on 3 March, at 8pm. Tickets will be on sale from 1 February at the Macau Ticketing Network.

From 16 to 18 February, the Mandarin’s House hosts a lion dance performance at 3pm, while the Lou Kau Mansion and General Ye Ting’s Former Residence host a “Chinese New Year Performances 2018”. From 14 February to 11 March, the Chun Chou Tong Pavilion in Lou Lim Ieoc Garden hosts the “The Popularity of Brocade Clothing – Exhibition of Ethnic Costumes of the Yunnan Province and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region”, allowing residents and tourists to appreciate the traditional festive clothing and daily attire and accessories of the various tribes and ethnic groups in Yunnan Province and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. From today until 18 February, at the pavilion, an artisan will host a demonstration of ethnic handicrafts including Yunnan Dai brocade and paper-charms as well as Inner Mongolian Sonid costumes and Urad copperware and silverware.

On 15 February, the Mandarin’s House will host the “Couplets Workshop”, in which calligraphers will offer New Year blessings to visitors. From today until 21 February, various seals with Spring Festival features will be provided at the the Jao Tsung-I Academy for visitors to create their own couplets. The “Creative Stamps Workshop” will be held at the Patane Night Watch House from today until 28 February. Residents can also paint their own red pockets at the Lou Kau Mansion and create pinwheels at the Chong Sai Pharmacy from 16 to 18 February.

IC’s cultural facilities will remain open during the Lunar New Year. For the opening hours and closing days of the cultural facilities, please visit IC’s webpage. Advance registration is required for some of the activities mentioned above. For more information, please contact IC through tel. no. 8399 6699 during office hours, or stay tuned to activities’ updates on IC’s webpage at http://www.icm.gov.mo, its official WeChat account “ICmacao” or “IC Art” page on Facebook.

List of activities in the “Let’s Celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dog

Activities

Date

Time

Venue

 “Happy Chinese New Year” -  Chinese New Year Ethnic Performances 2018

15/2

15:00-17:00

Tap Siac Square

16-17/2

11:00-12:00

Iao Hon Market Square

15:30-16:30

Anim'Arte NAM VAN

18/2

11:00-12:00

Pak Tai Temple, Taipa

15:30-16:30

Anim'Arte NAM VAN

19/2

15:30-16:30

“Happy Chinese New Year” -

Chinese New Year 2018 Cultural and Creative Booths

16-19/2

11:00-17:00

““Happy Chinese New Year” -

Chinese New Year 2018 Ethnic Costumes Presentation

16:45-17:00

Dance Drama Opera Warriors

3/3

20:00-22:00

Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium

Lion Dance Performance

16-18/2

15:00-16:00

Mandarin's House

Chinese New Year Performances 2018

11:00-12:00

15:00-16:00

Lou Kau Mansion

11:00-12:00

15:00-16:00

General Ye Ting's Former Residence

Red Pocket Painting Workshop

15:00-17:00

Lou Kau Mansion

Pinwheel Production Workshop

10:30-12:00

15:00-16:30

Chong Sai Pharmacy

Couplets Workshop

15/2

14:00-17:30

Mandarin's House

13-21/2

14:00-17:00

Jao Tsung-I Academy

Creative Stamps Workshop

3-28/2

10:00-18:00

Patane Night Watch House

The Popularity of Brocade Clothing – Exhibition of Ethnic Costumes of the Yunnan Province and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

14/2-11/3

9:00-19:00 (including public holidays)

Chun Chou Tong Pavilion in Lou Lim Ioc Garden



Let’s Celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Dog


Couplets Workshop


Lion Dance Performance


The Popularity of Brocade Clothing – Exhibition of Ethnic Costumes of the Yunnan Province and the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

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