The weather may not be in our favors these days. But we know our picked events will surely be a welcome surprise. Indulge yourselves at the Le French GourMay at the Vida Rica Restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Macau, with a menu designed by their Chef accompanied with some of the finest wines from France. Mother’s Day is also upon us where we ought to recognize the most important women in our lives, so check out Grand Coloane Resort’s dining promotion, it’s quite a deal.
Have a great weekend!
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Le French GourMay is the gastronomic celebration of the Le French May Arts Festival. For the 10th Anniversary of the festival, Le French GourMay is celebrating South of France, and the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur.
During the whole month of May, Vida Rica Restaurant invites you to discover the specially-crafted five-course degustation menu paired with beautiful French wines. Chef de Cuisine Matthias Knilling selected the best ingredients to prepare traditional regional dishes, not without a little twist, of course. Spring chicken colors up with carrot emulsion and apricots while seabass is served on a bed of spring herbs risotto. Fresh and natural, delicious and fun.
Available for dinner only, make sure not to miss this unique opportunity to taste flavors of South of France in Macau.
When: Dinner time, May 1–31, 2018
How much: MOP $988 per person, MOP $298 extra for wine pairing; all prices are subject to 10% service charge
For reservations and details please contact +853 8805 8918 or [email protected] or visit their Facebook page.
Our mothers are superheroes in disguise and this coming Mother’s Day, the Grand Coloane Resort will be offering a special dining promotion for all mothers to come and celebrate this special day with friends and families, and their moms as well. If you enjoyed the Farmer’s Gourmet last month, then you’ll definitely love Kwun Hoi Heen’s special lunch set menu available all day on Mother’s Day.
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When: Sunday, May 13 (available all day)
How much: Fish maw, bird’s nest set menu: MOP $2,238 (four to six persons), Fish Maw, bird’s nest and abalone set menu: MOP $2,688 (four to six persons)
*Prices include one complimentary bottle of Lou Waan fishing village xo sauce for each table and one flower for each mother.
MOTHER’S DAY FAMILY SEAFOOD BRUNCH
Mothers are VIPs here at Cafe Panorama, because “Mum Eats For Free”. Indulge in their seafood buffet with a delightful selection for you and your family and most especially your Mommy.
When: 11:30am—3:30pm, Sunday, May 13
How much: MOP $388 per adult, MOP $194 per child
MOTHER’S DAY AFTERNOON TEA
But if you aren’t a fan of buffets and set lunch menus, why not opt for a more lighter option with the Panorama Lounge’s Mother’s day afternoon tea set for two. Enjoy the quiet and relaxed area of Grand Coloane or enjoy your tea set outdoors encamped along the garden and greenery of the resort.
When: 3:00pm—6:00pm, Sunday, May 13
Where: Panorama Lounge, Lobby, Grand Coloane Resort, 1918 Estrada de Hac Sa, Coloane
How much: MOP $288 for two persons
Taipa Village Cultural Association presents the first solo exhibition created by Maxim Bessmertny, a Russian film director based in Macau. This exhibition will feature a collection of films as well as his award-winning narrative film called “Tricycle Thief”, which was premiered worldwide at the Toronto International Film Festival and has won the award for the best short film in 2015 and has been played continuously in Macau and in the Middle East. Bessmertny’s recent projects will also be screened, such as “Death of a Parrot”, “The Great Debt” and “Sampan”.
When: 12:00—8:00pm, April 18—May 31 (closed on Mondays)
Where: Taipa Village Art Space, 10 Rua Dos Clerigos, Taipa
How much: Free admission
Join award-winning hope and sesame, Bastien Ciocca and Jay Duy as they visit Wynn Palace to mix up a storm of unique yet fabulous cocktails. These chic mixologists will be giving you a close look at their five distinct recipes prepared using a non-traditional approach to create innovatively new flavors such as clear espresso daiquiris, blood orange, and beets kombucha and low ABV negroni.
When: 5:30pm—11:00pm, Friday, May 11
For more details and information please call +853 8889 3663 or visit their Facebook page for updates.
The annual Procession of Our Lady of Fátima recalls the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three peasant children in 1917 in Fátima, Portugal. In commemoration of that event, Macau’s Catholic devotees hold a special mass, followed by a procession that features white-robed women carrying a statue of Our Lady of Fátima through the streets of Macau. Commencing from St. Dominic’s Church, the devotees will travel through the Nam Van and Sai Van areas, until reaching Chapel of Our Lady of Penha, at the top of Penha Hill, where a solemn religious ceremony is held.
When: Mass: 5:45pm, procession: 6:45pm, Sunday, May 13
How much: Free admission
For more information please call +853 2832 3209 or visit www.peacemacau.org
Adam Wong, the famous Hong Kong director, and filmmaker will be coming to Macau to meet audiences and will host a four-hour film workshop entitled “What to shoot? How to shoot?”. In the talk, Adam will share his ideas and the processes of filmmaking from his creative experiences and tell us how to get ideas from daily life, figure out the stories, location scouting, shooting plan and casting to actual filming on the set all for free. The workshop is a first-come-first-served basis so book now.
When: May 11—15
“What to shoot? How to shoot?” Workshop: 2:00pm—6:30pm, Saturday, May 12 (with intermission)
Please email [email protected] by Monday, May 7 for prior registration.
When Beckham Met Owen: 9:30pm, Saturday, May 12
The Way Out + Outstanding short films: 2:30pm, Sunday, May 13
The Way We Dance: 9:30pm, Sunday, May 13
She Remembers, He Forgets: 9:30pm, Tuesday, May 15
Where: Cinematheque-Passion, 13 Travessa da Paixão, Macao
How much: Free admission
Check out our Events calendar for more events happening this week and this month.