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24th Macao Arts Festival
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06/04/2013 - 01/06/2013
Free Admission

Seating for the pre-show talks and the poetry reading is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. For registration, please call 8399 6699, during office hours.

Pre-show talks

Introductory seminar of Macao Arts Festival (MAF) Programmes
Mr. Chau Fan-fu will introduce five performances featured in this year’s MAF, namely Drought and Rain, FAR, Han Yuniang (mainly on the new adaptation), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and Der Goldene Drache (mainly on the style of German playwrights). Special offer: participants will receive 40% discount vouchers in ticket purchases for any of the performances above at the Macao Kong Seng Ticketing Network (offer valid for a limited time only).

Date: 6th April, Saturday
Time: 3pm ~ 5pm
Venue: Old Court Building
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

Associação Audio-Visual Cut – Motivations
Sharing of the artists’ creative process; projection of sample images.
Date: 11th May, Saturday
Time: 16:00 ~ 17:30
Venue: Edf. Ind. Nam Fong, Bloco 2, 7F (em frente à CEM)
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

Xavier le Roy (France) – Self Unfinished
Discussion on the concept and art of the contemporary choreographer using four fragments of independent choreographies.
Date: 18th May, Saturday
Time: 14:30 ~ 16:00
Venue: Old Court Building
Target Audience: General public
Languages: French and English

Jiangsu Province Pingtan Troupe Suzhou Pingtan
Introduction to the characteristics and repertoire of Pingtan; clarification of differences between pinghua and tanci; demonstrations of Pingtan singing techniques.
Date: 19th May, Sunday
Time: 20:00 ~ 21:30
Venue: Lou Kau Mansion
Target Audience: General public
Language: Mandarin

Nine Years Theatre (Singapore) – Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Sharing of the creative process and experiences of the participating artists.
Date: 27th May, Monday
Time: 20:00 ~ 21:30
Venue: Dom Pedro V Theatre
Target Audience: General public
Language: Mandarin

Vanishing Techniques – Photography of Jean Baudrillard” Seminar
Introduce the author's life, works and research, Baudrillard's photographic theory and his ideas.

Date: 11th May, Saturday
Time: 14:30 ~ 17:30
Venue: Tap Seac Gallery  
Target audience: General public
Language: Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese)

 

 

Poetry reading

Comuna de Pedra – Here She Dances
Sharing of the artists’ source of inspiration for this play; debate and discussion with the audience on poems by local writer Jenny Ng.

Date: 7th April, Sunday
Time: 15:00 ~ 17:00
Venue: Sir Robert Ho Tung Library
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

 

Post-show sharing session

Sharing of the creative process and experiences of the participating artists.

Ea Sola (France / Vietnam) – Drought and Rain
Date: 3rd May, Friday
Venue: Macao Cultural Centre
Target Audience: General public
Languages: French and English

Comuna de Pedra – Here She Dances
Date: 4th May, Saturday
Venue: Sir Robert Ho Tung Library
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

Hiu Kok Drama Association – The Memorandum
Date: 11th May, Saturday
Venue: Old Court Building
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

Singapore Drama Box and the Macao Arts Festival
Farewell: The Body in 16 Chapters
Date: 18th May, Saturday
Venue: Dom Pedro V Theatre
Target Audience: General public
Language: Mandarin

Theatre Horizon – Der Goldene Drache
Date: 18th May, Saturday
Venue: Macao Cultural Centre Small Auditorium
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

Body Phase Studio (Taiwan) and the Macao Arts Festival
Wall of Fog
Date: 24th May, Friday
Venue: Dom Pedro V Theatre
Target Audience: General public
Language: Mandarin

Step Out – A Gambling World
Date: 24th May, Friday
Venue: Old Court Building
Target Audience: General public
Language: Cantonese

Fresco Dance Company (Israel)
Reflections, by Uri Morag and Yoram Karmi
Date: 31st May, Friday
Venue: Macao Cultural Centre Small Auditorium
Target Audience: General public
Language: English

Wayne McGregorRandom Dance – FAR
Date: 1st June, Saturday
Venue: Macao Cultural Centre Grand Auditorium
Target Audience: General public
Language: English

 

Workshops

Wayne McGregorRandom Dance – FAR
Dancers from the Wayne McGregor ︱Random Dance company share choreography techniques and their creative process.

Date: 2nd June (Sunday)
Time: 12pm ~ 2pm
Venue: Macao Cultural Centre – Conference Room, 1st Floor
Target Audience: General public
Language: English (with simultaneous translation to cantonense)

Obs.:  This workshop is suitable for participants aged 14 or over, preferably with some dance performance experience. Participants must also attend the performance of FAR.
Interest parties can download the application form, available at www.icm.gov.mo/fam, and hand it in to the Cultural Affairs Bureau (Praça do Tap Siac, Edif, do Instituto Cultural) or submit it by email to fam@icm.gov.mo, with the subject “Application for the FAR workshop”. Deadline for submissions: 20th May 2013. Applicants will be informed of acceptance by phone.

Download the application form




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