June Events Round Up

By Vestigo Macau

From art exhibitions, tattoo convention and dragon boat races to The Feast of Na Tcha ( one of Macao's most distinctive cultural traditions ) , Here is the list of events happening in June you shouldn’t miss.

Macao International Dragon Boat Races
Feel the excitement and cheer for the dragon boaters at the annual "Macao International Dragon Boat Race". The races will be held on June 1, 2, 7 at the Nam Van Lake Nautical Center, come and have a fun-filled family outing.



Date: 1, 2, 7 June 2019
Organizers: Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government; Dragon Boat Association of Macao, China
Venue: Nam Van Lake Nautical Center.
Photo credits | Website: www.macaodragonboat.com

33rd National Lotus Flowers Exhibition and 19th Macao Lotus Flower Festival
Macau will simultaneously host the 33rd National Lotus Flowers Exhibition and the Macao Lotus Flower Festival  to mark the 20th anniversary of the Macao SAR.  You can admire a sea of colourful bloom of 3,800 lotus flowers in a display themed "Splendours of the Tang Dynasty" at the Taipa Houses area and at Tap Seac Square - 3,000 lotus blooms, divided among 25 exhibition areas respectively dedicated to different  provinces of mainland China.

Date: 3 – 14 June 2019
Website: www.iam.gov.mo
Enquiries: 853 2888 0087

Global Wellness Day Event
ManaVida & The St. Regis Macao, with Global Wellness Day Event, stands united with hundreds of spas and wellness organizations in more than 72 countries from Turkey to Thailand to support proactive wellness. Come and enjoy family fun-filled activities such as Stretch, Aerial Silks, Zumba, Pilates, Animal Flow, Aqua Games, Children and Parents fitness talks ( English and Chinese ) and performances.


Date: 8 June 2019 (8am – 6pm)
Venue: St Regis Macao
Photo Credits | Contact:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1383886611749636/

Macau Tattoo Convention
A must-go event for body art lovers and a chance to witness master tattoo artists at work at The 2nd  Macau International Tattoo Art Exhibition featuring more than 250 international and local tattoo artists ( more than 180 booths)  in Macau. Matt Gone ( Guinness World Record Holder) with 99% of his body tattooed will be at the event too.


Date: 14 – 15 June 2019 (1pm – 9pm), 16 June 2019 (11am to 6pm)
Venue: Venetian Hotel Macau, Expo Cotai Hall A  
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/Macautattooconvention/

Feast of Na Tcha | Prince Na Tcha Parade
One of Macau's most distinctive cultural traditions - The Feast of Na Tcha, featuring several religious rituals and folk activities dedicated to Na Tcha (often considered the patron deity of children) celebrated in a three days event. Various activities such as the Lion Dance Parade and  The Prince Na Tcha Parade, the entourage with celestial beauties scattering flower petals and a golden dragon guard, starting from Na Tcha Ancient Temple before heading to Senado Square.


Date: 20 June 2019 (10am)
Venue: Na Tcha Ancient Temple → Rua de São Paulo → Rua da Palha → Rua de São Domingos → Senado Square 
Photo Credits | Contact:  https://www.facebook.com/shishangumiao/
Enquiries: 853 2838 8366

Art Macao
Must visit for Arts lover , "Art Macao" will be a five-month mega international arts and cultural event,  in which visual arts works will be presented at various exhibition venues in Macau, including exhibitions to be held by the Macao Museum of Art, hotels and integrated resorts, and foreign consulates. Selfies and social media lovers will find many photos opportunities as art installations will be displayed in outdoor public spaces as well.


Date: June to October 2019
Photo Credits | Website : http://www.artmacao.mo/

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