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Discover macau, you will find that Macau is really a city of festivals and events.

For more than 400 years, Macau has not experienced large-scale wars. Many Chinese and Western landscapes and cultural atmospheres have been preserved to the greatest extent. “. The prosperity of various religions and folk worships has created Macau’s unique festival culture and rich and diverse urban festivals, including traditional Chinese festivals such as the Lunar New Year, Land Birth, and Dragon Boat Festival, as well as Easter and Huadima icons Parade, Christmas and other Western festivals. In addition to festivals, Macau hosts a number of large-scale international events every year. According to the Macau Tourism Board’s 2020 festival event table, there will be as many as 54 festivals and events in Macau in 2020, which is a veritable festival city.

Today I would like to share with you the festivals and events in Macau in 2020. If you like lively friends, you can choose a festival to travel to Macau!

January 2020

A total of 4 festivals

New Year’s Day: January 1, public holidays
2020 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta and Macau Cup International Regatta: January 9-12, event highlights
The 19th Macau Fringe Festival: January 10-19, event highlights
Lunar New Year: January 25-27, public holidays

February 2020

A total of 1 festivals

Land Birthday: February 24

March 2020

A total of 1 festivals

North Emperor’s Birthday: March 26

April 2020

A total of 6 festivals

Ching Ming Festival: April 4th, Public Holiday
Easter holidays: April 10-11, public holidays
Mother’s Birthday: April 15
Buddha’s Birthday (Bath Buddha Festival): April 30, public holiday
Drunk Dragon Festival: April 30
Tan Gong’s Birthday: April 30

May 2020

A total of 3 festivals

Labor Day: May 1, public holiday
Fatima Icon Cruise: May 13
International Museum Day: May 18

June 2020

A total of 5 festivals

Macau FIVB World Women’s Volleyball League: Days to Come, Events
The 20th Macau Lotus Festival: Days to be scheduled and events introduced (originally scheduled for June 5-14)
Macau International Dragon Boat Race: June 20, 21 and 25, event highlights
Dragon Boat Festival: June 25th, public holiday
Sino-Portuguese Culture and Art Festival: Days to be scheduled, event promotion (originally scheduled from June to July)

July 2020

A total of 3 festivals

Sino-Portuguese Culture and Art Festival: Days to be scheduled, event promotion (originally scheduled from June to July)
Nezha’s Birthday: July 8
International Youth Dance Festival 2020: Day to be determined (originally scheduled for July)

August 2020

A total of 3 festivals

Guan Di’s Birthday: August 13
Seventh Birthday: August 25
Martial Arts Association: Days to be scheduled, event promotion (originally scheduled for August)

September 2020

A total of 5 festivals

Obon Festival: September 1
The 8th Macau International Tourism (Industry) Expo: To be determined (originally scheduled for September)
World Tourism Day: September 27
International Basketball Invitational Tournament: To be determined (originally scheduled for September)
The 31st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest: Days to be scheduled, event promotion (originally scheduled from September to October)

October 2020

A total of 11 festivals

The 31st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest: Days to be scheduled, event promotion (originally scheduled from September to October)
National Day of the People’s Republic of China: October 1, public holiday
Mid-Autumn Festival: October 1, public holiday
National Day of the People’s Republic of China: October 2nd, public holiday
The day following the Mid-Autumn Festival: October 2nd, public holiday
The 34th Macau International Music Festival: October 4th to November 1st, tentative dates, event promotion
The 23rd Portuguese Carnival: October 16-18
The 25th Macau International Trade and Investment Fair: October 22-24
Chongyang Festival: October 25th, public holiday
The 18th Macau Mazu Cultural Tourism Festival: To be determined (originally scheduled for October)
World Tourism Economic ForumMacao 2020: To be determined (originally scheduled for October)

November 2020

A total of 4 festivals

Thirty-fourth Macau International Music Festival: October 4 to November 1, tentative date, event promotion
Memorial Day: November 2nd, public holiday
The 20th Macau Food Festival: November 13-29, event promotion
The 67th Macau Grand Prix: November 19-22, event promotion

December 2020

A total of 8 festivals

Macau International Marathon: December 6th, event promotion
Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception: December 8, public holiday
Macau International Symphony Parade: December 13, event highlights
Macao Special Administrative Region Establishment Day: December 20th, Public Holiday
Winter Solstice: December 21, public holiday
Christmas holidays: December 24 to 25, public holidays
The 5th Macau International Film Festival & Awards Ceremony: To be determined (originally scheduled for December), event promotion
Macau Light and Shadow Festival: To be determined (originally scheduled for December), event promotion

Now introduce 4 festival events from it, and guide everyone to understand.

1.Mother’s birthday

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Mother is also called Tianhou, Mazu. It is said that the name “Macau” is derived from the goddess. Once the fishermen fished in the South China Sea, and suddenly there was a squally thunderstorm. In the end, the mother turned into a girl and calmed down the storm, so that people were out of danger and arrived safely at Haijing Port. The fishermen built a temple in their place ashore-Mazu Pavilion to honor the mother-in-law. The mother-in-law is most respected by the Macao residents, and there are many places in the Temple of Tin Hau. Tin Hau is dedicated to the families of the residents, especially on every boat of the fishermen and the residents of the water. Every birthday, people go to Tianhou Temple to worship. , Ma Ge Temple celebrates the birth of Ma Zu. Macao people gather in Ma Ge Temple, set up bamboo sheds, set up feasts, perform magical tricks, and invite God to sit in and watch the drama. The incense flourishes, and the purple smoke pervades the temple, forming one of the eight scenic spots in Macau, “Mama Pavilion Purple Smoke.” Mazu’s birthday in front of Mako Temple.

2. What’s birthday

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Nezha ’s birthday, people play Nezha on the streets, seeking security and community harmony. Not only will there be Nezhe, but also his elder brothers Jin Xun and Mu Xun.

3. Lotus Festival

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Macau is known as the Lotus Land, and has a deep connection with the lotus. Lotus is the main element that forms the flag and emblem of the Macau region. The Lotus Festival is held every summer in Macau. The lotus flowers bring a beautiful touch to Macau’s bustling city life. The main exhibition venues of each lotus festival include Lu Lianruo Park and Taipa Dragon Ring, and the scenery of the lotus pond is quiet and elegant. In addition, some squares and major tourist attractions are equipped with lotus pot plants, making the city’s lotus fragrance elegant and the sights more pleasing. Some local Chinese restaurants have also launched lotus banquets during the blooming season of the lotus, using fresh ingredients to make lotus food.

4.Firework Festival

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The “Macau International Fireworks Display Contest” hosted by the Macau Government Tourist Office started in 1989 when only five teams participated. Until 1995, the fireworks display went a step further, from the original five participating teams to ten, with two different teams performing each night. So far, more than 100 high-level pyrotechnic companies from all over the world have participated in this event. The Macau Government Tourist Office will continue to work to improve the level of the fireworks display and its international reputation, so as to make it the world’s most prestigious international fireworks display. In the Macau Fireworks Festival 2019, 12 teams came from Malaysia, the Philippines, Portugal, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Romania, South Africa, Canada, France, China, Japan and Australia.

Discovering Macau is discovering the distinctive beauty of Macau. Macau’s festivals are a major feature of Macau. As a city with a strong holiday atmosphere, is Macau really not planning to travel?

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