April is ready to rock with you thanks to these awesome events happening in our beloved Macau. Get ready to party because Bruno Mars is coming to town to spread his 24-karat-magic performance at The Venetian Macao, Cotai Arena. We’ve also got an interesting list for you to check out so bring out your calendars scroll down ahead and start planning.
BRUNO MARS BRINGS 24K MAGIC WORLD TOUR TO MACAU
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Grammy Award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling singer, songwriter, producer, director, and musician Bruno Mars has finally revealed details behind his massive upcoming global headline tour–24K Magic World Tour for 2018.
The 24K Magic World Tour celebrates Mars’ latest chart-topping album, 24K Magic. It will be his first full-length tour since 2013’s hugely successful Moonshine Jungle World Tour, an international blockbuster that sold 2 million tickets worldwide across 155 sold-out dates.
Mars, who recently featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, has made a number of high profile TV appearances, beginning with a show-opening performance at the 2016 American Music Awards, Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and NBC’s Saturday Night Live, highlighted by performances of “24K Magic” and new album track, “Chunky.”
When: Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28
Where: Cotai Arena, The Venetian Macao, Estrada da Bai de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca, Cotai
How much: MOP $2,888 (VIP seated includes pre-show cocktail & gifts), MOP $1,988, MOP $ 1,488, MOP $988, MOP $688 (seated), MOP $1,588, MOP $1,088 (standing)
For more details, visit www.cotaiticketing.com, www.macaoticket.com, +852 6333 6660
THE JOURNEY TO “UMBRIA” – FOOD & WINE MERCATO AT BENE
The next destination for Bene’s Food & Wine Mercato takes you to Umbria. Known as Italy’s “green heart” this region is celebrated for its lush greenery, rustic vineyards, and landscaped hill towns. To showcase the best of Umbria’s traditional cuisine, Bene’s Executive Sous Chef has specially crafted a menu featuring 15 types of Italian delicacies and four types of Umbrian wines at the food and wine booths as well as a selection of dishes will be served at the table.
When: 6:00pm—11:00pm, Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7
Where: Bene, Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Estrada do Istmo. s/n, Cotai
How much: MOP $488 (per adult) MOP $200 (per child 6 to 12 years)
For reservations or inquiries, please call +853 8113 1200 or email [email protected].
For more details, please visit www.sheratongrandmacaohotel.com or follow @macaobene on Facebook.
Prices include entry ticket, unlimited food, wine, and drinks. Retail items will be charged accordingly.
TOKYOLIMA POP-UP AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL MACAU
Hong Kong’s popular Nikkei restaurant, TokyoLima will be coming to Mandarin Oriental Macau with a splendid menu to share with you. The special four-course dining experience of modern Nikkei cuisine combines the heat of Peru with the freshness of Japan. Showcased by the talented Peruvian Chef Arturo Melendez who will showcase his favorite dishes that are a playful, punchy and full of flavor.
When: 6:30pm, Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7
Where: Vida Rica Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental Macau, 945 Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen, NAPE, Macau
How much: MOP $788 (per person)
For more information please contact +853 8805 8918 and [email protected] or visit www.mandarinoriental.com and their Facebook page.
FARMER’S GOURMET AT GRAND COLOANE RESORT
Grand Coloane Resort’s fine dining star, Kwun Hoi Heen is proud to offer you a series of the “Farmer’s Gourmet” delicacies. With seasonal ingredients selected by head Chef Joe composed with a unique cooking method that will in no doubt bring you an unforgettable experience.
When: 11:00am—3:00pm, 6:00pm—10:00pm, Monday—Friday, 9:30am—3:30pm, 6:00pm—10:00pm, Saturday—Sunday, 6:00pm—10:00pm, Wednesdays, March 7—April 30
Where: Kwun Hoi Heen, Grand Coloane Resort, 1918 Estrada de Hac Sa, Coloane
How much: Menu price range from MOP $288—MOP $1,688
(Guests can enjoy a 20% dining discount from March 14—April 25)
For booking inquiries please call +853 8899 1320 or more details visit www.grandcoloane.com
SWEAT FOR OTHERS – MANA VIDA AT SHERATON GRAND MACAO
Head on a wellness adventure with Mana Vida’s charity event as a part of their first-anniversary celebration held and sponsored by Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. The event consists of workout sessions by fitness professionals, health and nutrition workshops, kids activities, and team building challenges. Come and join and sweat for a fellow.
When: 8:00am—5:00pm, Saturday, April 21
Where: Sheraton Grand Macao, Estrada do Istmo. s/n, Cotai
How much: Free
For more information, please contact +853 6652 0872 and [email protected] or visit www.manvida.com
THE 29TH MACAO ARTS FESTIVAL
This year’s Macao Arts Festival takes “Origin” as its theme, exploring this universal subject by means of different art forms with a total of 26 programmes in seven categories, gathering artists from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, the Taiwan region and elsewhere. With outreach activities that promote arts in the community, the festival presents more than 100 shows in total. For more information on shows and schedules, please visit our article.
When: April 27—May 31
How much: MOP $120—MOP $180
Bookings and inquiries, please call +853 2855 5555 or +853 8399 6699 and www.macauticket.com
MACAO ORCHESTRA’S 20TH CENTURY MUSIC INNOVATION
The Macao Orchestra will be presenting chamber music works by a number of 20th-century composers. Coordination of instruments in each part of an orchestra is essential for any performance and it puts to test the collaboration among the musicians and the expression of their sentiments. It will feature works by several American composers, enabling the audience to experience the charm and flexibility of chamber music.
When: 8:00pm, Saturday, April 7
Where: Dom Pedro V Theatre, Largo de Santo Agostinho, Macau
How much: MOP $120, MOP $100
For more information please call +853 2855 5555 or visit Macao Orchestra
DANCE ACTION 2018 AT MACAO CULTURAL CENTRE
One of the main showcases of Regina Dance Group, a local ensemble that has been held annually since 2005, with a fresh theme every time, is coming back with a bang this year too. There are more than 200 performers, some as young as five years old, that are led by their dance teachers in delivering endearing performances.
When: 8:00pm, Saturday, April 7
Where: Grand Auditorium, Macao Cultural Centre, Avenida Xian Xing Hai s/n, NAPE, Macau
How much: MOP $150
For more information please call +853 2832 3992 / +853 2855 5555 and email [email protected]
2018 BRAND STORY–MACAO ORIGINAL FASHION EXHIBITION
The Macao Fashion Gallery invited several local fashion designers to plan and decorate its exhibition space in order to promote their respective brands. In this exhibition, visitors have an in-depth understanding of the stories and concepts behind each brand. In addition, the Macao Fashion Gallery set up a “Brand Story – Pop-up Shop” where visitors can also buy products from the brands featured in the project.
When: 10:00—8:00pm, March 10—April 29 (closed on Mondays)
Where: Macao Fashion Gallery, 47 Rua de S. Roque, Macau
How much: Free admission
For inquiries please contact +853 2835 3341 and [email protected] or visit www.macaofashiongallery.com
TAP SIAC CRAFT MARKET
Marking its 10th anniversary, the Tap Siac Craft Market features a total of 220 stalls, enabling local and overseas cultural and creative entrepreneurs to showcase and sell their original brands and products both to residents and visitors. The Cultural Affairs Bureau is also adding a series of activities to the programme, such as stage performances and workshops.
When: 5:00pm—10:00pm, Friday, April 13 and 20; 3:00pm—10:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, April 21 and 22
Where: Tap Seac Square, Avenida do Conselheiro Ferreira de Almeida, Macau
How much: Free admission
For inquiries please call +853 2836 6866 or visit their Facebook page.
ICC OSCAR NIGHT AT TRATTORIA IL MULINO
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao cordially invites you to spend a night of glamour and elegance with their Oscar Night themed cocktail party at Studio City Macau. You may not leave the room with a little golden statue but you will definitely experience an absolute grand and lively atmosphere with cocktails and canapes creating unforgettable memories and meeting new people.
When: 7:00pm—9:00pm, Friday, April 13
Where: Trattoria Il Mulino, Shop 1079, Level 1, The Boulevard, Studio City Macau, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
How much: MOP $180 special price for Macau Lifestyle readers sign up via Macau Lifestyle’s Facebook Page. and MOP $250 for non-member. (Prices includes two drinks and canapes)
For more information, send an email to Keko at [email protected], +852 521 8837 visit this link to register.
DIN DONG X TAIPA VILLAGE CREATIVE ART EXHIBITION
The Taipa Village Cultural Association presents the first “Din Dong” themed creative art show in Macau! Exhibiting over 50 artworks created by local students who participated in making drawings under the theme of “What will Din Dong do when he is in Taipa Village?” for the 2017 “Din Dong x Taipa Village Creative Art Competition”. To kick off the show for the art space this year, the showcase aims to recognize the best talents of the local youths by offering them a platform to demonstrate their artwork.
When: 12:00pm–8:00pm (closed on Mondays), February 28–April 13
Where: Taipa Village Art Space, 10 Rua Dos Clerigos, Taipa
How much: Free
For more information please call +853 2857 6118 and email [email protected] or visit www.taipavillage.com
ENCHANTED TOUCH–PLUCKED AND FINGERED STRINGS CONCERT
The Dom Pedro V Theatre will be presenting a contemporary ensemble piece which includes an unlikely arrangement of the theme song of the Hollywood blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean”, as well as works composed and arranged by musicians of the Macao Chinese Orchestra using plucked-strings with unique timbre.
When: 8:00pm, Friday, April 13
Where: Lobby, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Largo de Santo Agostinho, Macau
How much: MOP $40
For more information please call +853 2855 5555 and +853 8399 6699 or visit www.icm.gov.mo
23RD MACAU MYANMAR OVERSEAS CHINESE WATER FESTIVAL
Macau has a community of people from Myanmar. And this April the Myanmar Overseas Chinese Water Festival celebrates the traditional Burmese New Year with revelers sprinkling water on each other and offering prayers. Join the festivity and cool down in this heat.
When: Friday-Sunday, April 20-22
Where: Different locations in Macau
How much: Free admission
For more information on event’s location and programmes please visit www.macaotourism.gov.mo or call +853 2855 3995
ST PETERSBURG BALLET THEATRE RETURNS TO MACAU
The internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre returns to Macau to present the world’s most famous ballet, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Performing to rave reviews and thrilling audiences around the world, this traditional Russian classical ballet company will appear at The Venetian Theatre. Telling the classic love story of Prince Siegfried and the Swan Princess Odette, torn apart by the villainous sorcerer Rothbart, the immortal and enchanting Swan Lake is without a doubt the world’s most famous ballet. With its spectacular and dramatic ballroom scene, sublime music and deeply moving story.
When: Thursday–Friday, April 27–April 28, 2018
Where: The Venetian Theatre, The Venetian Macao, Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca, Taipa
How much: MOP $4,888 (VIP), MOP $688 (A reserve), MOP $488 (B reserve), MOP $388 (C reserve)
For more information please call +853 2882 8818 or visit www.cotaiticketing.com
RETURN OF THE EMPIRE AT CLUB CUBIC’S ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Join Club Cubic for their seventh-anniversary party to a universe not far away from the milestone of the 28th century with an intergalactic party paradigm on an adventure through time and space in appreciation of their eternal gratuity for seven years of full-on partying. From Creamfields and Ultra Music Festival stages, Mike Williams will also be joining the celebration as his first debut in Macau, to spice up the dancefloor and fill the whole place with some pumping music.
Join their laser battle station ground where you may battle as a Cubic Empire or The Dark Force. With a team of five, through a 2,000 square feet of unexplored areas. This laser battle is a first come first serve event so be sure to sign up here fast.
When: 10:00pm—onwards, Saturday, April 18
Where: Club Cubic, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
How much: MOP $300 per person
For more information please call +853 6638 4999 or email [email protected]