ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival was founded in 2012 by Ponto Final, a local newspaper. Today Ponto Final and the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macau are joint organizers of the festival.

The festival is the first grand meeting of literates from China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries ever to be organized in the world. The Script Road is preparing its 5th edition, which will happen in March 2016 and will again bring to Macau renowned writers, publishers, translators, journalists, musicians, filmmakers and visual artists to the city.

The Script Road has the support of Macau Foundation, University of Macau(UM), Macau Pen Club; Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI), the Institute for Civic and Municipal Affairs (IACM), Macau Tourism Bureau, Macau Education and Youth Affairs Bureau(DSEJ), the Society of Arts and Letters, the Portuguese Oriental Institute (IPOR), the Orient Foundation, Macau Closer, the Portuguese Bookshop and Casa de Portugal, Rui Cunha Foundation, as well as other public and private entities.

By joining Macau Special Administrative Region’s annual calendar of events, The Script Road highlights, in the cultural sector, the desired understanding and cooperation between China and the Lusophone world, through Macau.

Director Ricardo Pinto

Vice-Directors Hélder Beja and Yao Jing Ming