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08 March 2019

CELEBRATE MACAO SAR'S 20TH ANNIVERSARY

This 2019, the Macao Special Administrative Region will be celebrating their 20th anniversary and there will be a line-up of exciting activities and events happening!

MATTA Fair KL & Penang

Great news for holiday seekers, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), along with 'Mak Mak', Macao's adorable official tourism mascot will be participating in both MATTA Fair KL and MATTA Fair Penang. This year’s exhibitions will definitely be hits as many promotional Macao travel packages are up for grabs! Be one of the first 300 people to purchase travel packages and stand a chance to take home shopping vouchers as well as exclusive gifts! Promotion is valid while stocks last. Terms and conditions apply.

Besides great offers, there will also be exciting activities! For those who want to have fun, feel free to join the VR game where visitors can be virtually exposed to beautiful Macanese landscapes and landmarks. Alternatively, “Building Macao Art Macao” allows visitors to express their artistic flares by folding and crafting origami cut-outs of a Macao World Heritage Building and placing it onto the backdrop of the map of Macao. Guests will get to learn more about Macao and be enchanted by this culturally vibrant city through fun!

Macao's Exciting 2019

This year from June to September, art lovers can rejoice as ‘Art Macao’ will kick-off and transform the whole city of Macao into a spectacular art gallery with various art exhibitions displayed across different locations! Visitors can expect to be wowed by a series of large-scale international art events aiming to transform Macao into a city of culture! It will be a sight to behold!

In addition to that, travellers can also look forward to experiencing a spectacular voyage at sea; on a cruise, that is! To adventurous wanderers out there, make sure you catch the Macao cruise tours by Shun Tak-China Travel Ship Management or Yuet Tung Shipping which will provide you with a different experience and view of Macao! Enjoy the enchanting cityscape through tranquil waterways!

Another major event to look forward to is the annual Macao International Fireworks Display that will feature an exhilarating show of colourful fireworks through the buzzing night skies of Macao! As 2019 marks the event's 30th anniversary & Macao SAR's 20th Anniversary, visitors can expect to be blown away by an even more electrifying show than usual from September to October! The number of participating teams this year will be increased to 12 from 10 in the previous year, and there will be six fireworks shows compared to five last year! This may just be the most explosive event you’ll get to experience anywhere in 2019.

Other exciting events and festivals that await visitors of Macao include Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 awards ceremony (24 - 26 March), the 30th Macao Arts Festival (4 May – 2 June ), the 19th Macao Lotus Flower Festival (3 - 16 June), the 2019 Wushu Masters Challenge (1 - 4 August), the 19th Macau Food Festival (8 - 24 November), the 66th Macau Grand Prix (14 - 17 November), as well as the Macao International Marathon, Macao Light Festival, Macao Special Administrative Region Establishment Day, 4th International Film Festival & Awards Macao, and Macao International Parade in December.

As a city adorned with cultural beauty as well as vibrant festivals, Macao is definitely one holiday destination that you must not miss! Take this chance to experience the endless excitements of Macao and make your next vacation the holiday of a lifetime.

MGTO will be waiting for you from booths 1443 - 1448 at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), KL from 15 - 17 March, and booths C115 - C116 at Setia SPICE Arena, Penang from 5 -7 April.

For more event details, visit Macao Tourism Malaysia’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MacaoTourismMalaysia/.