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“Macao Light Festival 2019 – Explore the Light” creates a lively scene in town again
Japanese and Shenzhen teams will present mapping shows tomorrow

“MAK MAK” wins the hearts of children

“Anim’Arte Market” sells local signature snacks

Macao Light Festival dazzles the northern district for the first time

Spectators flock to different places lit up by the art of light

“Macao Light Festival 2019 – Explore the Light” has enjoyed wide popularity among residents and visitors since its launch on 1st December. Hot spots for selfie and check-in moments are spread along the four designed routes. Two teams from Japan and Shenzhen will stage their projection mapping shows from 11th to 19th December in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Macao Special Administrative Region.


Coming from Japan, the show “Prism” depicts the historic stories of Macao. Merging the light effects created with 20 new-model programmable LED lights, the show portrays the budding harmony in the city highlighted by the exquisite architecture of St. Joseph’s Seminary Church, expressing best wishes for Macao’s continuous progress in harmony. “The Adventures of Snow”, created by the team from Shenzhen in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, unfolds the adventures of a snowflake which floats past attractive delicacies, enjoys the thrill of motorsport and visits a magnificent church. Surprises are discovered along the journey, paying tribute to Macao with dreamlike imagination brought to life.


The Macao Light Festival has created a lively scene in town once again this year. Many residents and visitors flock to different places lit up by the event to enjoy the illuminations, mapping shows and the fun of interactive games with the young and old. Children are overjoyed when they encounter Macao Tourism Mascot “MAK MAK” at Anim’Arte Nam Van, excited to play and take pictures with “Mak Mak”. Dazzled by the Light Festival for the first time, the northern district has become another wonderful place to visit for the young and old. Various spots are illuminated like a star-studded sky along the route in addition to the mapping show “Memory of Macau Canidrome” at Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome, drawing a new flow of visitors and residents into the enlivened district. Besides enjoying the light artistry on-site, people also share their beautiful pictures and tips about photography angles and skills on social network.


The mobile app for Macao Light Festival 2019 can be downloaded for free on App Store or Google Play. The public can complete different activities for gift redemption via the mobile app or social media platforms according to instructions. Gifts of Macao Light Festival 2019 can then be redeemed at various information stations for the event.


Organized by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and co-organized by Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau and Sports Bureau, “Macao Light Festival 2019 – Explore the Light” is lighting up Macao from 1st to 31st December, presenting an extravaganza of projection mapping shows, light installations, interactive games and more, covering 15 locations across four districts. For more information about the spectacular event, please visit MGTO’s website (www.macaotourism.gov.mo), MGTO’s WeChat ID (“mgtoweixin”) and the themed pages on Facebook (2019 Macao Light Festival), Instagram (macaolightfestival2019) and Weibo. The public is also welcome to download the mobile app for Macao Light Festival 2019.

Updated on: 10/12/2019