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Dóci Papiaçám di Macau Drama Group

19, 20/5|Saturday, Sunday|20:00     Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium     Tickets: MOP 250, 200, 150

The Dóci Papiaçám di Macau Drama Group is presenting their annual masterpiece on the stage of the Macao Arts Festival, where a group of local Macanese actors point out the social ills via sarcasm and condemnation. Apart from being humorous and jocular, the content is also filled with a local flavour. It combines current affairs with humanistic feelings, reflecting the lifestyle of Macao and provoking people to think deeply.

Patuá theatre, which is an important characteristic of Macao, has been inscribed on Macao’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List. Macanese Patuá is a creole originated from the ancient Portuguese language, with a combination of Malay, Spanish, Canarese, English and Cantonese, reflecting Macao’s role as a platform for the development of multiculturalism.


Director: Miguel de Senna Fernandes


Duration: approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one interval
Performed in Patuá, with surtitles in Chinese, Portuguese and English