Organized by the Chinese Opera Association of Terrestrial and Maritime Dwellers of Barra, the A-Ma Festival celebration is a revered tradition in Macau.
A-Ma belief and customs is one of the intangible cultural heritage gems of the city. The century-old Festival honors A-Ma, the Goddess of Seafarers, through various thanksgiving rituals and performances originally performed on fishing vessels. On A-Ma’s birthday April 19, the community will hold festivities at Barra Square. From Lion Dance, traditional rituals and other activities as well on April 17. A Cantonese Opera performance will be held on April 17 and 18 at 7:30pm which highlights this event.
When: April 17 – 19
Where: A-Ma Temple, Barra Square
How much: Free admission
For more information, contact +853 2833 9261 or visit www.whatson.macaotourism.gov.mo