So much to see and do in Macao

The Macao International Fireworks Display Contest will be taking place in September and October.

The Macao International Fireworks Display Contest will be taking place in September and October.

THE city of Macao takes centre stage at the Promosi Hebat Macao roadshow which starts today at IOI City Mall in Putrajaya.

As this year marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) has prepared a number of exciting events throughout the year.

At the five-day roadshow, visitors who purchase travel packages on the spot will stand to take home limited-edition gifts.

Those who purchase AirAsia flights to Macao via during this period can also redeem vouchers for tourist attractions at the roadshow.

If you stay for one or more nights in Macao, you will be able to walk away with shopping vouchers as well.

Muslims who are thinking of experiencing the wonders of Macao should definitely pay the roadshow a visit as information on Muslim-friendly tourist attractions and dining options will be available.

AirAsia will be offering an exclusive discount for BIG members, all-in one-way fare from Kuala Lum-pur to Macao from as low as RM189. The promotion ends on April 29.

The roadshow will also see a special ketupat-making station where visitors can learn to wrap ketupat.

From June to October, visitors to Macao can expect a five-month mega international arts and cultural event, Art Macao, where the entire city of Macao will be transformed into an art gallery and art garden.

Other exciting events include the 30th Macao Arts Festival from May 3 to June 2, the 19th Macao Lotus Flower Festival from June 3 to 16, the 2019 Wushu Masters Challenge from Aug 1 to 4.

Other upcoming events include the 30th Macao International Fireworks Display Contest on Sept 7, 13, 21 and 28 as well as Oct 1 to 5, the 19th Macau Food Festival from Nov 8 to 24, the 66th Macau Grand Prix from Nov 14 to 17, the Macao International Marathon on Dec 1, the Macao Special Administrative Region Establishment Day on Dec 20, and the Macao Light Festival and 4th International Film Festival & Awards Macao in December.