By Doris Lam
Photo: Louis Li / Amy Wong
Planning for the weekends in Macau? We’ve got the hit list for March and April you can’t miss. Think gourmet food festival, art exhibitions, world-class concerts and beyond. Get your diaries out and read on.
Hip Hop Show by Jabbawockeez
MGM Cotai is bringing America’s Best Dance Crew winners, Jabbawockeez to the city as Macau’s first show residency. The dance crew is best known for their signature white masks and synchronized dancing.
Photography: MGM Macau FB
When: March 2- March 31
Venue: MGM Theatre, MGM Cotai, Macau
Holi Festival, also known as the Festive of Colour celebrates spring, connection and love. Experience this unique festival at Macau Roosevelt Hotel this year, where handfuls of bright, coloured powder will be thrown, followed by a yoga session, games, dance performances and Bollywood DJ party. Remember to dress in white to let the colours shine!
Photography: Holi Festival Macau FB
When: March 31, 11am-6pm
Venue: Macau Roosevelt Hotel, Avenida Dos Jogos da Ásia Oriental, Taipa, Macau
Prices available at https://www.facebook.com/events/559949861187749/
Hong Kung Night Market
Hungry after dinner? Head over to Rua Cinco de Outubro by Hong Kung Temple to snack on traditional street food such as fish balls, skewers and deep-fried squid. There will be tables and chairs provided.
Photography: Hong Kung Night Market FB
When: Saturday and Sundays, Now- March 31, 6pm-10pm
Venue: Rua Cinco de Outubro, Macau
For more information, click here: https://www.facebook.com/HONGKUNGNIGHTMARKET/
Chinese Opera at Pak Tai Temple
Celebrate the Feast of Pak Tai by watching Chinese opera at Pak Tai Temple in Taipa Village. The famous deity, Pak Tai was awarded the title of Superior Divinity of the Deep Dark Heaven and True Soldier of the North after defeating a Demon Kong in a battle.
When: April 7
Venue: Pak Tai Temple, Taipa Village, Macau
Galo X Taipa Village Easter Festive Fun
Organized by Taipa Village Cultural Association, Taipa Village will be transformed into an Easter wonderland. This kid-friendly event will have a series of activities including Easter Orienteering Competition, Easter egg painting, Easter egg hunt and face painting.
Photography: Taipa Village Website
When: April 14, 20, 21
Venue: Taipa Village, Macau
Sign up at https://taipavillagemacau.org.mo/en/2018/12/18/galo-x-taipa-village-easter-festive-fun/
The classic tale of Pinocchio will be brought to life through contemporary dance and physical theatre by Jasmin Vardimon Company. Suitable for children from age 6 and above, this modern take on Pinocchio will have you laughing and smiling the entire show.
When: April 20, 21
Venue: Macao Cultural Center Complex Theatre, Macao Cultural Centre, Macau
Tickets available at http://www.macauticket.com/ticketweb/ProgramInfo.aspx?proCode=P-002615&c=zh-tw
Harry Potter in Concert
Are you a huge potter head? Then don’t miss this chance to catch Maestro Shih-Hung Young and the Orchestra Italiana del Cinema performing their world’s first residency, showcasing original scores from four films. Wands at the ready!
Photography: MGM Macau FB
When: April 13 to May 4
Venue: MGM Theatre at MGM Cotai
Tickets available at https://www.mgm.mo/en/cotai/entertainment/harry-potter-in-concert
Hush!! Full Music festival
Macau’s very own outdoor music festival, Hush!! Full Music will be bringing its crazy beats to Hac Sa Beach this April. The two-day event will be featuring 16 hours of concert jams, played by about 25 local and foreign artists and bands. If you’re not a fan of the crowd, there will also be a market with delicious snacks and beverages.
When: April 29- May 1
Venue: Hac Sa Beach, Macau
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