February came for a brief moment, but it didn’t leave us empty handed! We sure hope you’ve made some memorable moments from the past events. Get ready for more because we’ve got some more happenings ‘marching’ its way through this month!
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In continuation of the amazing journey in discovering the authenticity of the Italian cuisine, the Mercato moves from the Veneto in the south to the northeast region of Emilia-Romagna, renowned for its creative gastronomy this land has produced some of Italy’s most iconic dishes such as the tortellini pasta to prosciutto di Parma. Parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar also originated from this region. Hosting an Italian feast at the start of each month, Bene’s Executive Sous Chef has curated a special menu to highlight the region’s best cuisine.
When: 6:00pm—11:00pm, Friday and Saturday, March 2 and March 3
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].
Prices include entry ticket, unlimited food, wine, and drinks. Retail items will be charged accordingly.
World-renowned mixologist Erik Lorincz is set to wow the crowd at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge on March 2nd and 3rd. The two-day highly anticipated event is the ultimate mixology experience that shouldn’t be missed. After all, how often do you get to meet the man who created the official martini of James Bond premieres? A martini please, shaken not stirred! Don’t miss these memorable nights of mixology masterpieces!
Check Erik Lorincz’s Instagram @eriklorincz to get even more excited!
Victoria – Absolute vodka, diabolo mix, tomato water, celery
The Mother Earth – Olmeca tequila, coconut, vermouth, pineapple
Kentish Cob – Havana club rum, sweet vermouth, bitters, fermented plantain syrup, coffee soda
St Lawrence Lime Tree – Beefeater gin, dry vermouth, coriander, verjuice, soda
When: 9:00pm—12:00am, Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3
Master Class: 3:00pm—5:00pm, Sunday, March 4
The Manor presents an exclusive evening with celebrated wines from Il Palagio estate owned by Trudie Styler, winemaker and wife of music legend Sting. Mr. Tony Sasa, a representative from the estate is flying over and prepares to walk you through their vineyards at the table.
When: 7:00pm–11:00pm, Friday, March 2
How much: MOP $888 (per person)
For bookings please call +853 2882 8898 or for more information please email [email protected] or visit www.themanormacao.com
Celebrate the prosperous Chinese New Year this spring at the Banyan Tree Macau with their premium banquet package dinner exclusive for your family, friends, business associates, and partners. Participate in their special promotion of winning a lucky draw for a 60-minute spa or a one night stay at their pool suite. The event will be held at their ballroom which accommodates 10-12 persons per table.
When: January 28—March 31
How much: 12-course menu, featuring special appetizers of Banyan Tree, MOP $7,888 (per table of 10-12 persons)
12-course menu, featuring a roasted whole suckling pig, MOP $9,888 (per table of 10-12 persons)
- 12 glasses of soft drinks or beers
- Free corkage for 1 bottle of self-brought wine or liquor per table
- Complimentary mahjong with Chinese tea
- Complimentary use of built-in audiovisual system
- Fresh floral centerpieces for dining tables
- Choice from an extensive collection of table linens
- Personalized table menus
- 5-hour complimentary self-serve parking
* All prices are subject to a 10% charge
For inquiries and reservation, please call +853 8883 6888 or +853 8883 0123 or email [email protected]
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 with just handmade elements on a piece of paper, 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 a platform for them 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
EASTER EGG HUNT & TAIPA VILLAGE DISCOVERY
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Come and search the Easter eggs around Taipa Village as you discover the “secrets” of the neighborhood. From restaurants to shops and stalls, team up and uncover the hidden treasures. Don’t worry about resources, an Easter kit is provided upon enrollment that includes some maps, questionaries, riddles, checkpoints for stamps, a pen and of course some rabbit ears to prep you for the amazing hunt. Be sure to complete the locations for a cool giveaway in the end!
When: 12:00pm—6:00pm, March 31—April 1
How much: Free admission
Let’s get down to fun with some color! In this painting fair, kids will get a chance to not only paint their own Easter eggs but get a complimentary face paint as well by a very own festive makeup artist. It’s going to be a vibrant scenery so we need you to pull out your digital cameras and phones and take a snap of this beautiful event.
When: Saturday and Sunday, March 24—25
Easter Egg Paint – 12:00pm—6:00pm (last enrollment at 5:30pm, 45 minutes per session, 10 pax minimum)
Easter Face Paint – 2:00pm—5:00pm
Where: Taipa Village Art Space, 10 Rua Dos Clerigos, Taipa, Tapas de Portugal
How much: Free admission
For more information please call +853 2857 6116 and +853 2857 6118 or email [email protected]
Welcome Spring with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in a fabulous outdoor setting as you admire the sunset in Macau. With a generous sponsor of Italian delicacies and sparkling wine from Astoria. Relax and unwind on a Friday night with cocktails and food with your friends or make new connections.
When: 7:00pm—9:00pm, Friday, March 16
How much: MOP $180 for member and MOP $250 for non-member.
To avail the special rate of MOP $180 – sign up via Macau Lifestyle Facebook Page.
Chinese New Year may be coming to an end but a Thai New Year’s festival–Songkran is coming up in April. Thinking of booking a flight to experience an authentic cuisine of Thai food? Visit Mistral for an amazing feast of street food signatures such as Look Chin Ping (assorted food skewer with spicy Thai dips), Gai Youg (assorted grilled meat), and Tang Trou (Thai taro coconut custard). Also, curry dishes and other festive delicacies all waiting to be celebrated with you.
When: March 1–April 30
How much: MOP $348+ (per person) Sunday–Thursday MOP $388+ (per person) Friday–Saturday
For more details, visit www.sofitelmacau.com and contact +853 8861 7210
Coming to Macau for the first time ever is the La Parisienne – Cabaret Francaise with excitement, comedy, and glamour in equal measure and something for everyone in this outstanding French cabaret variety performance, it features a face team basketball with an amazing slum dunking, a world champion ice skating champion Aleksandr Popov and Elena Efaeva perform their championship routine as well as some other sensational performances such as a 4D synchronised dance with an iconic Paris number boasting choreography. Audiences are guaranteed to have a spectacular time!
When: 8:00pm, Tuesday–Friday, 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Saturday, 2:00pm and 5:00pm, Sunday, March 16–June 17
How much: MOP $488 (A Reserve), MOP $ 388 (B Reserve), MOP $188 (C Reserve)
Ruben Östlund is known as the film master-to-be in that Nordic country. His new film “The Square” won the Palme d’Or in Cannes. In his films, Ruben always puts the characters through some awkward but provocative situations, revealing the banality of human nature. The Cinematheque proudly presents a mini-retro of Ruben Östlund, featuring all his five long feature films including the latest award-winning “The Square”, plus the Berlin Film Festival – Best Short “Incident by a Bank”.
When: March 1—11
Where: Cinematheque-Passion, 13 Travessa da Paixão, Macao
Did you know that the historic water well of the Albergue Courtyard turns into a wishing well to make New Year wishes under the romantic Marriage Trees? Simply toss a coin into the well and make your wish, you can even write it down and hang it on one of the trees. For the second year, Albergue Wishing Well is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for World Cancer Day (February 4). Visitors can make wishes for their loved ones who are undergoing a familiar situation for a smooth and speedy recovery. Net proceeds will be donated to World Cancer Day.
Be sure to tag #WeCanICan #WorldCancerDay #AlbergueHistoricWishingWell to help spread awareness.
When: February 1—March 4
Where: Albergue Courtyard No. 8, Calcada da Ingreja Des S. Larazo, Macau
How much: Free admission
For more information please call +853 2852 2550 or visit their Facebook page.
The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival was founded in 2012 by local newspaper Ponto Final and is based in the Macau Special Administrative Region and is the largest gathering of literati from China and the Portuguese-speaking countries ever organized in the world. It has gained its popularity in
becoming an international event that welcomes renowned writers, publishers,
translators, journalists, musicians, filmmakers and visual artists from various
In this year’s festival they will be featuring five authors to join Macau’s 7th Literary Festival are Peter Hessler and Leslie T. Chang from the U.S., Rosa Montero from Spain, and Han Dong and A Yi from China as well as Portuguese-speaking authors Julian Fuks (Brazil) – winner of the latest José Saramago Award – and Ana Margarida de Carvalho (Portugal) – twice a winner of the Portuguese Writers Association Award – will be visiting the city in March as well. Stay tuned in February for the full guest list and programme.
When: March 10—25
Where: Old Court Building, 459 Av. da Praia Grande, Macau
For more information please visit thescriptedroad.org or call +853 2833 9566
The Cinematheque-Passion will feature Chan Ka Keong’s (Macau local director) first fiction feature with hearty celebration by Macau and overseas artists and cultural workers. The “Passing Rain” was selected work of “2013 Support Programme for the Production of Feature Films” launched by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macao S.A.R. Government. The promotional statement of the film says “The city is in a hurry and fate is caught off guard. Things fall Down. People look up.”
When: March 3—15
Where: Cinematheque-Passion 13 Travessa da Paixão, Macao
How much: MOP $60 (standard ticket), 50% discount full-time students or senior citizens aged 65
Golden belts are up for grabs at this year’s championship where more than 20 contestants from China, the USA, Russia, South Korea, Thailand and the Philippines will exchange fists to bring home the prize. This year’s tournament offers a thrilling card of a top-notch international boxing engagement. Don’t miss this one night event and grab your tickets today!
When: 7:00pm, Friday, March 2
How much: MOP $26,800 (VVP) MOP $12,800 (VP) MOP $3,880 (A Reserve) MOP $1,680 (B Reserve) MOP $980 (C Reserve) MOP $580 (D Reserve) MOP $380 (E Reserve) MOP $180 (F Reserve)
*Admission will be granted only to persons aged 13 and above
Global sitar sensation, Anoushka Shankar, will be delighting an evening of breathtaking performance and skill, in a concert promising to stun each and every music lover in town. Daughter of the legendary Ravi Shankar, the exotic, beautiful virtuosa takes over where her father left, allowing world listeners to peek into India’s musical traditions. Having made her debut aged 13 in New Delhi, alongside her father, Anoushka Shankar soon garnered attention from international critics for her distinct and experimental approach, an instinct developed as she toured the world’s greatest stages. Classically trained in two very different traditions, Shankar transports her audiences into the depths of Indian heritage, beautifully merging it with various other sonic influences to come up with her own inventive, refreshingly new compositions. It will be a privilege seeing and listening to one of the world’s most exciting musicians.
When: 8:00pm, Tuesday, March 20
Where: Macao Cultural Centre, Avenida Xian Xing Hai s/n, NAPE, Macau
How much: MOP $250, MOP $200, MOP $150, MOP $100
For more details, contact +853 2870 0699, www.macauticket.com
Bosch Dreams is a contemporary circus set in a surreal world of strange beings and fabulous animals. Immersing the audience in a canvas of realistic projections, the show depicts the supernatural universe of Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch. Flowing through a string of episodes based on the artist’s life, the performance takes us on a surreal journey throughout the painter’s unique, colorful work, in a display of dozens of characters, contrasting atmospheres, and emotions. Catch the breathtaking sensual experience of fire, explosions and special effects is a joint production by two of the most exciting companies of our time coming from Denmark and Canada. Bosch Dreams is a perfectly dramatized physical and visual galore, evoking most modern art forms. A multifaceted contemporary production that is not to be a missed!
When: 8:00pm, Sunday, March 18
Where: Macao Cultural Center, Avenida Xian Xing Hai s/n, NAPE, Macau
How much: MOP $250 MOP $200 MOP $150 MOP $100
For more details, contact +853 2870 0699, www.macauticket.com
Uma Nota Hong Kong takes up residence at Vida Rica Bar to deliver the ultimate Brazilian-Japanese street food experience. The menu takes inspiration from a long heritage of Japanese migration to São Paulo, Brazil. You can expect the favorites such as ceviche, coxinhas and beef skewers yakitori style alongside a refreshing classic caipirinha made from Brazilian rum or the saké based Menina geisha to name a few.
When: 7:00pm, Friday and Saturday, March 9 and 10