Day 1

Photography Exhibition and Award Ceremony

“There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.” —Robert Frank “Macau 2020- A Time For Introspection” Photography Exhibition Opening and Award Ceremony Magazine Macau CLOSER...
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Presentation of Zine Photo #04 Macao

“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” — Ansel Adams   Presentation of Zine Photo #04 ‘Macao’ João Miguel Barros LANGUAGE: EN | TRANSLATION: CN
João Miguel Barros


“All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.” – Albert Camus ‘Not Only Photography’: a conversation on Indie publication of photography in Macau. Dialect Association founding members...
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Tang Kuok Hou
Rusty Fox
Ao Ieong Weng Fong

2020 Macau Literary Festival Opening

Opening Panel

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates “After Lockdown” – The effects of the...
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Jenny Lao-Phillips
Konstantin Bessmertny
wang feng
Wang Feng
eric chau
Eric Chau

Panel 2

“Isn’t there the light of seven heavens in your heart alone, the way you’ll be an angels lamp to me.” – J.M Synge Launching of “Seventh Heaven”, Macau Literary Festival’s...
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Poetry Recital

Poetry Recital Macau Outersky Poet Association: Bruce Lou, Elvis Mok, Jojo Wong, Pansy Lau, and Janette Tam MULTILÍBGUE | 多種語言 | MULTILINGUAL
Macao Outersky Poet Association

New Book Release

“The best therapy that literature brings us, is to savour life in a slow pace.” “Literature Rooted in Life”—The New Book Release of “Poetry Reading Notes”  

Performance 1

“To the future or to the past, to a time when thought is free, when men are different from one another and do not live alone— to a time when...
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Comuna de Pedra
Day 2

Children Book Release

“Children are made readers on the lap of their parents”, Emilie Buchwald, children’s author Publishing Children’s Books in Macau – The challenges and Learnings ‘On the Street’, a Children’s Book...
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李爾 joe tang
Joe Tang
Catarina Mesquita


Reorganising Imagery – Collage Children Workshop “The only way to be in agreement with life is to disagree with ourselves. Absurdity is divine.” -Pessoa The visual language conveyed by books...
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Lin Ge

Panel 6

“There is the city where you arrive for the first time; and there is another city which you leave never to return.” – Italo Calvino “Cross-generation Writing, Imagine My City”...
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Lawrence Lei
李爾 joe tang
Joe Tang
Lin Ge

Panel 7

“Genius and idiot are both poets.” – Mao Dun Mao Dun (Shen Yanbing): Leading the trend of the times in anti-trend. Mao Dun and China’s first short story magazine, Xiaoshuo...
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Zhu Shou Tong
Zhu Shou Tong

Performance 2

“Anything else, which is everything, is Camilo Pessanha” – Fernando Pessoa 100 anos de Clepsydra Celebration of the centenary of Camilo Pessanha’s poetry masterpiece. Poems sung and recited at a...
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Simão Barreto

Macau Films screening Part 1

BREAKING THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN – LOCAL FILM CREATION Macau Films screening Part 1 This screening is not suitable for children under 18, prohibited for children under 13 “First Conversation” Dir:Ho Kueng...
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Ho Kueng Lon
Lao Keng U
Leong Kin
Lou Ka Choi
Day 3

Panel 8

“In 2020, as someone who works in book industry, I feel the insignificance and the importance of books.” Related to Freedom – Reading Illustration Books in Macau  
Daxiang Lin

Screenings 2


Macau Films screening Part 2

BREAKING THROUGH THE LOCKDOWN – LOCAL FILM CREATION Macau Films screening Part 2 Dir: Lei Cheok Mei | Color | 2019 | 55 min | In Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles | Group B: Not suitable for...
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Lei Cheok Mei

A tribute to Henrique de Senna Fernandes

“Although the novels of Senna Fernandes are set in the past, they provide an emotional escape route into the future” – David Brookshaw A tribute to Henrique de Senna Fernandes,...
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Carlos Frota
Carlos Marreiros
Carlos Morais Jose
Miguel Senna Fernandes