The exhibition features a total of 16 advertorials and short videos made by Macao’s higher education students, which are all award-winning works of “Seeking Stories in the Travessas Becos Pátios – Advertorials and Videos Competition of Cultural Tourism Promotion Project about Macau’s Cross streets, Courtyards, and Alleys”. The competition was organized by the Macau Advertising Association, with the aim of putting the principles of the Cultural Affairs Bureau in terms of preservation, study, promotion, and transmission of local history and culture. On the occasion of the completion of the restoration work on No. 8 and No. 10, Pátio da Eterna Felicidade and its opening for public visit, IC organizes the exhibition with the Macau Advertising Association in order to promote and increase public awareness of the cross streets, courtyards, and alleys in Macau.
The works on display feature a variety of themes revolving around history, stories, architecture, food, and festivals of the cross streets, courtyards, and alleys, leading the audience to stroll through the historical areas of the Macau Peninsula, Taipa, and Coloane. The works are vibrant and show the cultural characteristics of Macau’s cross streets, courtyards, and alleys, as well as the creative passion of Macau’s higher education students, thus encouraging the public to visit urban spaces to appreciate and pass on the precious local history and culture.
When: From now till February 18, 2022
Where: 10 Pátio da Eterna Felicidade (entrance through Beco dos Faitiões), Macau
How much: Free admission
For more information, call +853 8988 4000 or send an email to [email protected]