Exciting time in Macao as it turns 20

  • Asia & Oceania
  • Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Be amazed by the colourful fireworks during the annual Macao International Fireworks Display.

Holidaymakers should take note, that this year the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will be celebrating its 20th anniversary, and there will be a line-up of exciting activities and events happening.

Firstly, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will be participating in the famous Matta Fair held at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur from Mar 15-17, with their booth in Hall 1 (1443-1448). "MakMak", Macao’s official tourism mascot, will be there to greet visitors.

The exhibition will definitely be a hit with visitors as there will be many promotional Macao travel packages up for grabs. Be one of the first 300 people to purchase travel packages and you will get to take home amazing shopping vouchers, as well as exclusive gifts.

Make sure you do not miss these amazing offers. Promotion is valid while stocks last. Terms and conditions apply. From Apr 5-7, MGTO will also be setting up a booth in Matta Fair Penang (C115-C116 ) at Setia SPICE Arena.

Besides great offers, there will be many exciting activities at the exhibition.

Feel free to join in the virtual-reality (VR) game where visitors can truly experience beautiful Macao landscapes and landmarks, as well as the “Building Macao Art Macao” activity where visitors can express their artistic flare by folding and crafting the origami cut-out of a Macao World Heritage Building and placing it onto the backdrop of the map of Macao – jointly building the historic centre of Macao.

Through this, the public will get to learn more about Macao and surely be enchanted by this culturally vibrant city.

The Excitement In Macao Continues

Immerse yourself in spectacular local art pieces displayed across different locations.

From June to September this year, art lovers can rejoice as Art Macao will transform the whole city into a spectacular art gallery with various art exhibitions displayed across many different locations.

Through this festival, visitors can expect to be wowed by a series of large-scale international art events that aim to transform Macao into a city of culture.

Sail away as you visit different points of interest in Macao.

In addition to that, visitors can look forward to experiencing a spectacular sea cruise.

If you are an adventurous wanderer, make sure you catch the Macao cruise tours by Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management or Yuet Tung Shipping, which will provide you with a new travelling experience, visiting different points of interest in Macao.

You will get to enjoy the enchanting city landscape and scenery through tranquil waterways. So travel lovers, make sure you do not miss this phenomenal activity.

Be amazed by the colourful fireworks during the annual Macao International Fireworks Display.

Another thing to look forward to is the annual Macao International Fireworks Display that will feature an exhilarating show of colourful fireworks through the buzzing night skies of Macao.

As 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of this vibrant event and Macao SAR 20th anniversary, visitors can expect to be blown away by an even more electrifying display of wonderful fireworks than usual from September to October.

The participating teams will be increased to 12 teams instead of 10 as in the previous year, and there will be six fireworks shows as opposed to five last year. This may just be the most explosive event you will get to experience in Macao this 2019.

Additionally, Anim’Arte Nam Van is a lakeside leisure hub that transforms Nam Van lake into a creative, entertaining and fun area where both tourists and locals can relax and have a good time.

With a wide selection of exhibitions, workshops and performances happening, there are also plenty of dining options and leisure activities to choose from within the area.

Other exciting events and festivals that await visitors of Macao include Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 (Mar 24-26), the 30th Macao Arts Festival (May 4-June 2), Wushu Masters Challenge (Aug 1-4), 30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest (Sep-Oct), 19th Macau Food Festival (Nov 8-24), 66th Macau Grand Prix (Nov 14-17), and the Macao International Marathon, Macao Light Festival, Macao Special Administrative Region Establishment Day, 4th International Film Festival & Awards Macao, Macao International Parade on December, and many more.

A city adorned with cultural beauty as well as vibrant festivals, Macao is definitely one holiday destination that you must not miss. Take this chance to experience the endless excitements of Macao and you will definitely mark this down as a holiday of a lifetime.

For more event details, visit Macao Tourism Malaysia’s Facebook page at facebook.com/MacaoTourismMalaysia/.

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