Thematic Talk “Story of Chinese Characters”

Macao Museum Auditorium

3 pm-5 pm


Chinese characters are one of the oldest forms of written language in the world, serving not only as symbols for communication, but also as carriers of the Chinese culture. The talk will explain the structure and origin of Chinese characters, analyse their original form and core structure, and extract interesting allusions to demonstrate the meaning and beauty of Chinese characters.

Chong Chon Fai obtained a Ph.D. in History at Peking University, specializing in ancient Chinese history and cultural history. He is currently responsible for the Chinese Cultural Arts Gallery at Pui Ching Middle School Macau.


Speaker: Chong Chon Fai
Language: Cantonese
Number of participants: 40
Selection method: First-come, first-served basis
Free admission
Registration: Registration can be made through the Cultural Affairs Bureau’s “Activities Registration System” from 10am on 25 May 2022 (Wednesday)
Enquiries: 8988 4028 (during office hours)

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