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Explore the Light

01-31.12.2019

Themed as “Explore the Light” this year, Macao Tourism Mascot “MAK MAK” will join local and visiting spectators to explore four glittery routes and Macao’s evolving cityscape over the last two decades through different angles in the art of light. The adventure will be reminiscent of stories and memories belonging to the people of Macao, and evoke the joy brought by celebrations of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao SAR.

Route Map

Route 1: Light of Age

North District

“Light of Age” in the northern district will connect different places including Leisure Area in Rua do General Ivens Ferraz, Leisure Area at Baía Norte do Patane and Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome. Various spots will be festooned along the route to sparkle like a star-studded sky. Spectators can get lost in the beauty of “Eight Planets” at Leisure Area in Rua do General Ivens Ferraz, hop onto a future spaceship for an experience of “Space Travel”, or enjoy a walk down the memory lane through different decades in Macao with the mapping show “Memory of Macau Canidrome” at Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome.

Tips for Transportation
Leisure Area at Rua do General Ivens Ferraz 1A, 4, 26, 26A, 32, 33, N1A, N1B, N2
Leisure Area at Baia Norte do Patane 1A, 4, 26, 26A, 32, 33, N1A, N1B, N2
Macau Yat Yuen Canidrome 1, 1A, 3, 7 9, 9A, 23, 33, N1A, N1B

ROUTE 2: Light of Memory

Central District/ St. Lazarus Parish

“Light of Memory” in the central district and St. Lazarus’ Parish will connect Leisure Area at Largo da Sé, Ruins of St. Paul’s, Rua dos Ervanários, Largo do Pagode do Bazar and Calçada da Igreja de S. Lázaro. Spectators can experience the fun of “Swinging Cascade” and “AR Magic Sandbox” at Largo do Pagode do Bazar. “Homey Lamp” at Calçada da Igreja de S. Lázaro, will project different home lightings commonly used in different ages, which will mirror the changes in people’s life in Macao.

Tips for Transportation
Central District/ St. Lazarus Parish 3, 3A, 4, 6A, 8A, 19, 26A, 33, N1A

ROUTE 3: Light of Colours

Nam Van & Sai Van District

“Light of Colors” in Nam Van and Sai Van Districts will cover Anim’Arte NAM VAN, Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre, the White awning at Nam Van as well as St. Joseph’s Seminary Church. The route will feature a cascade projection titled “Floating Wonder”, a mega light installation “Glistening Lotus” and more, besides an encounter with “Big Mak”, a huge 12-meter-tall balloon “MAK MAK” at Anim’Arte NAM VAN. Audiences can enjoy “Flow of Melody”, a piano performance paired with light installation, or shop for local signature delicacies and cultural and creative products in “Anim’Arte Market”.

Tips for Transportation
Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre 6B, 9, 9A, 18, 18B, 23, 32, N2
Anim’Arte NAM VAN 6B, 9, 9A, 18, 18B, 23, 32, N2
White awning at Nam Van 6B, 9, 9A, 18, 18B, 23, 32, N2
St. Joseph’s Seminary Church 9, 16, 18, 28B

ROUTE 4: Light of Harmony

Nossa Senhora do Carmo Parish

“Light of Harmony” at Our Lady of Carmel Parish will cover the Taipa Houses, Largo dos Bombeiros and the square in front of Pak Tai Temple. “Tide of Love” will project light effects resembling ocean tides at Taipa Houses, creating harmonious scenery imbued with romantic aroma. A mapping show named “Carnival” will be staged at Largo dos Bombeiros to showcase the cultural gems and culinary delights from Portugal, bringing to life the creative dynamic of Macao as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy.

Tips for Transportation
Nossa Senhora do Carmo Parish 11, 15, 22, 28A, 30, 33, 34

Information Counter

Information counters are set up at the Nam Van Lake Nautical Centre, Anim’Arte NAM VAN, Largo do pagoda do Bazar, Leisure Area at Baía Norte do Patane and Taipa Houses. Residents and visitors may obtain event information and redeem gifts there.

**MGTO reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.

Gifts for Redemption

Postcard
Method 1
  1. Take any photo of Macao Light Festival 2019;
  2. Share this photo with #macaolightfestival2019 on FB/IG/Wechat?weibo, or other social media platform.
Method 2
  1. Download Mobile App
Glowing Card
Method 1
  1. Take any photo of Macao Light Festival 2019;
  2. Share this photo with #macaolightfestival2019 on FB/IG/Wechat?weibo, or other social media platform.
  3. Recieved 20 Likes
Other Gifts
Send a greeting message of Celebrations of the 20th Anniversary of Establishment of Macao SAR wihich will appear on the “Joy to the World” screen and get a gift.

Know More

Please stay tuned to more information about the Macao Light Festival 2019 in the ways below:

  1. Download the mobile app of Macao Light Festival 2019 from App Store, Google Play or through this link
  2. Follow MGTO’s WeChat ID “mgtoweixin”
  3. Follow “2019澳門光影節 Macao Light Festival” on Facebook
  4. Follow “macaolightfestival2019” on Instagram
  5. Follow “2019澳门光影节” on Weibo
  6. MGTO’s website: www.macaotourism.gov.mo
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