Don’t miss Bar Stories Chapter 52 this week, happening at Vida Rica Bar with delicious and unique cocktails by Beijing’s Scandal bar’s team! Also, don’t forget to check out the Longines Dolce Vita collection which just launched at the brand’s Macau stores. We also loved Grand Hyatt Macau’s Summer Chill by the Pool, so be sure to experience this amazing deal with swimming, sunbathing, food and drinks included. There are also lots of exhibitions, dining surprises and much more to fully enjoy these next days. We also have an exciting giveaway for everyone to enter and get the chance to Win an Exclusive Wine Tasting Experience at Rossio With Dining Credits to Spend!
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Using molecular techniques to create its well-known complex and traditionally flavored cocktails, Beijing’s bar Scandal is also recognized by Asia’s 50 Best Bars. The best thing is that these cocktail masters are going to be at Vida Rica Bar to showcase incredible creations and unique flavors of different colors and shapes! Head there and get to know how chemistry can combine with drinks to become cocktails. For three nights only, Scandal’s masterminds will gather at the bar’s counter and show us all a good time so make sure to book your place!
When: 7:00pm onwards, Wednesday–Friday, July 28–30, 2021
For more information and bookings, call Vida Rica Bar at +853 8805 8928, send an email to [email protected] or check Vida Rica Bar’s Facebook page
As a large-scale international cultural and artistic event, Art Macao is back from July to October 2021, bringing an immersive cultural atmosphere to the entire city as a gallery and an art garden and showcasing the exciting Macao International Art Biennale 2021. Art Macao presents 30 art exhibitions in 25 locations, bringing an immersive cultural atmosphere to the entire city as a gallery and an art garden, allowing the public to enjoy the beauty and vividness of art. This edition is curated by Professor Qiu Zhijie, one of the most influential contemporary artists in China and Dean of the School of Experimental Art of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, focusing on contemporary visual arts.
“Art Macao” is divided into several sections: Main Exhibition, Special Exhibition of Resorts and Hotels, Creative City Pavilion, Public Art Exhibition, Selected Works by Local Artists and Collateral Exhibition, aiming to reshape the humanistic spirit in the post-epidemic era.
When: July 15–October 17, 2021
Where: Macao Museum of Art, Avenida Xian Xing Hai, NAPE, Macau, Galaxy Macau, Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Cotai, Wynn Palace, Av. da Nave Desportiva, Macau, Wynn Macau, Rua Cidade de Sintra, NAPE, Macau, MGM Macau, Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau and MGM Cotai, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai
How much: Free admission
For more information, send an email to [email protected], call +853 8988 4000 or check the event’s Facebook page
Round up your closest friends and call Sheraton Grand Macao to book a Weekend Spa Getaway. Get ready for a day filled with relaxation, chatting, and pampering before the new week starts! Their new offer includes an exclusive credit of MOP $200 to spend on selected products from Shine Spa, so be sure to use it wisely!
Get your weekend jam on by fully relaxing amongst friends at this state-of-the-art spa nestled in Cotai.
When: From now until August 31, 2021
How much: MOP $3,399* for four people
For more information and reservations, call +853 8113 0222, send an email to [email protected] or check here
Sitting in the heart of Cotai, there’s a stunning swimming pool set amid an enchanting garden complex at Grand Hyatt Macau waiting for you. Summer is fast approaching and this serene location is the perfect place for celebrations, reunions, or just plain relaxing! Keep out of the heat under the shade of a palm tree or a cabana during the day. If you’re thinking of a unique date night idea, the calm oasis with a beautiful landscape is transformed into a twinkling magical garden when the lights come up each night offering guests a romantic setting for a drink and dip kind of evening.
Grand Hyatt Macau is home to a 40-meter aqua green-tiled, temperature-controlled outdoor swimming pool. It welcomes guests with a delicious pool menu that offers comfort food, refreshments, and bites for everyone. Rejoice at the free entry offer during the night time with their special summer promotion.
Where: Grand Hyatt Macau, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
For more information, check here
The MGM Special Exhibition “Awakening” is one of the core activities of Art Macao. Curated by Calvin Hui, the exhibition draws from the cultural symbol of the lion and interprets it through contemporary art, in response to the longstanding historical and cultural roots and to demonstrate cultural confidence in the post-pandemic era. Chinese contemporary artists, Xue Song and Liu Guofu have created brand new artworks inspired by the imagery of the lion. The exhibition also features numerous works from the Chairman’s Collection, including important works by such preeminent artists as Cai Guo-Qiang, Wang Huangsheng, Liu Jianhua, Yu Yang, Yuan Jai, and Chloe Ho, as well as the imperial carpet of the Qing Dynasty – Five Lions. These grandiose exhibits all explore the old and new artistic traditions with the audience and broaden their mind and sight of the future.
MGM felt so inspired by the power and will of the lion that decided to created different foods and drinks inspired by this beautiful animal. To celebrate the different artistic happenings in place, MGM has several morsels and cocktails on offer, including the delightful Awakening Lion Bun, a themed snack available at MGM Macau’s Imperial Court, and MGM Cotai’s Chun, starting on July 1, 2021. If you’re more into sweet snacks and also want to involve the whole family in these happenings, you should head to Anytime, MGM Cotai’s own glasshouse in the middle of the Spectacle! The MGM Awakening Lion Sugar Crush is available from July 1 till the end of August.
When: Exhibtion – July 16–October 31, 2021
Dining offers – July 1–August 31, 2021
Where: Exhibition – Spectacle, MGM Cotai, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai
How much: Exhibition – Free admission
Dining offers – Price depends on the chosen item
For more information, check here
The St. Regis Macao has some new and super unique cocktails that are waiting for you to have a taste! Our top picks are Luminaries, made with home infused gin with jasmine, ginger liqueur, lemon juice, and mango syrup and Oatmeal Whiskey Sour made with oatmeal, maple syrup, lemon juice, and chocolate bitters. Grab your friends and head to the bar for some good times with even better cocktails!
Where: The St. Regis Bar, Second Floor, The St. Regis Macao, The Londoner Macao, Estrada do Istmo, s/n, Cotai
How much: Depends on the chosen cocktail
For more information and bookings, call +853 2882 8898, send an email to [email protected]
Bok Festival 2021 is organized by a non-governmental association and features an independent and indie set of events including readings, concerts, exhibitions, performances, and much more. The festival kickstarts with an opening party at 7:00pm, followed by a sound and dance multimedia performance by AWPlanet. The festival continues with a VR dance film, a poetry session, a conceptual music ambiance, DJ sessions, a Chinese ink painting with music performance, among other happenings. These are all part of the Bok Movement.
The M Mode 24 is a 24-hour community art festival at the St. Lazarus Festival, and the Bok Club, a session to socialize, drink and listen to people playing music. It takes place for a whole week, from Saturday to the next Sunday. The festival’s name derives from the pronunciation of a Cantonese character that reads “bok”, meaning connecting, striving, experimenting, and trying.
When: July 31–August 8, 2021
How much: MOP $80–MOP $150 per person (per event)
The Intertwine Bamboo Pavilion opens on Friday, 30 July in the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) Ilha Verde Campus courtyard. This ephemeral architectural structure is built on the long tradition of USJ bamboo pavilions, combining the potential of vernacular bamboo techniques and local craftsmanship with the creativity and digital design skills of USJ fourth and fifth-year architecture students.
The Intertwine Bamboo Pavilion is a fluid and dynamic space with undulating surfaces and intricate bamboo densities. Its innovative form is designed to trigger people’s attention and imagination, creating an opportunity for multiple encounters.
Part of the Art Macao 2021, the pavilion is open for activities by the USJ and broader local community, standing as an invitation for cross-disciplinary collaboration, hosting exhibitions, lectures, workshops, and other events until the end of September.
When: 6:00pm, Friday, July 30, 2021
Where: Courtyard, University of Saint Joseph, 14–17 Estrada Marginal da Ilha Verde, Macau
How much: July 31–September 28, 2021
For more information, check the event’s official website
Taipa Village Cultural Association is launching a new exhibition this July, called “The Diversity of Macau Festival – 3D Paper Art Creation by Benson Lam”, featuring a collection of paper sculptural works in different forms to showcase the traditions of Macau festivals, the beauty of urban scenes, Macau’s lifestyle and traditional Portuguese charm, with the application of “low poly” interpretations of geometry.
Macau is a multicultural city with a unique blend of Chinese and Western festivals, which co-exist peacefully with their own identity and sustainable legacy of traditions and customs. In this exhibition, Benson, the paper engineer will showcase the traditions of Macau festivals, the beauty of the city scenes, Macau lifestyle and traditional Portuguese charm with a multitude of 3D creation of paper art through low poly interpretation, generating sculptural appearance to give vibrancy and vitality to the artistic and cultural city. As the only 3D paper creation show in Macau, the collection consists of polygonal digital art mixed with low poly paper form, polygonal paper lightboxes and polygonal paper crafts to give rise to the diversity and functionality of paper art.
When: July 7–October 1, 2021
Where: Taipa Village Art Space, 10 Rua Dos Clérigos, Taipa
How much: Free admission
For more information, check here
A collection of unique women’s wear by the brand PUI will be displayed at this phase of the 2021 Brand Story—Macao Original Fashion Exhibition, where the designer presents the concepts of eco-friendly clothing, traditional crafts and cultural inheritance through the works.
Inspired by the Book of Changes, the essence of traditional Chinese culture, the designer Yaya Tam, founder of PUI, uses the “water” element from the Five Elements as the design concept and combines traditional Chinese culture with modern clothing, manifesting the unique theme “Lack of Water in the Five Elements”.
In addition, a sales space, the 2021 Exclusive Fashion Collections—Showroom, is available, bringing together clothing and accessories from 34 local original brands. Members of the public are welcome to participate and purchase their favorite products.
When: July 22–August 29, 2021
Where: Macao Fashion Gallery, 47 Rua de S. Roque, Macau
How much: Free admission
For more information, call +853 2835 3341 or check their website
After supporting MGTO in a successful Macanese cuisine “Taste of Macao” food promotion at the Bellagio during the Shanghai Macao Week roadshow, MGM is bringing this special menu back to Macau at Rossio, for locals to enjoy! In addition, Rossio features a wide variety of wines from different regions of Portugal at its wine tasting nights on every Saturday; spice up date nights with selected Portuguese wines at MOP $150* per person and tantalizing petiscos sets from MOP $100*.
Rossio, now home to a kaleidoscope of Macanese and Portuguese favorites, also features a wide variety of fresh seafood such as shucked oysters, grilled lobsters, and whole baked fish made to perfection. The skilled chefs even prepare these delightful dishes right in front of guests from the theater kitchen. The elegant food is complemented by the chic and contemporary interior of Rossio with large slabs of unpolished granite punctuated by organic design features. Outside, café tables spill out onto the Grande Praça, reminiscent of a charming European cafe’s alfresco area.
Macau Lifestyle has partnered with MGM Macau to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a wine tasting and dining experience at Rossio! The winning tickets allow for a plus one and include MOP 800 dining credit as well. This giveaway ends on August 8, 2021, and the winners will be notified directly via email.
The skilled chefs even prepare these delightful dishes right in front of guests from the theater kitchen. The elegant food is complemented by the chic and contemporary interior of Rossio with large slabs of unpolished granite punctuated by organic design features. Outside, café tables spill out onto Grande Praça are reminiscent of a charming European cafe’s alfresco area.
Macau Lifestyle has partnered with MGM Macau to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a wine tasting experience at Rossio! The winning tickets allow for a plus one and include MOP $800 dining credit as well. This giveaway ends on August 8, 2021, and the winners will be notified directly via email. Good luck!
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