Affected by the epidemic, the Tourism Bureau canceled the 2020 Macau International Fireworks Display Contest.
Due to the impact of the global new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, after careful evaluation and consideration, the Tourism Bureau announced the cancellation of the 31st Macau International Fireworks Display Contest, which was scheduled to be held from September to October this year.
The Macau International Fireworks Display Contest, hosted by the Macau Government Tourist Office, invites excellent fireworks teams from all over the world to participate in Macau. Affected by the epidemic situation, Macao and other countries and regions have adopted various immigration prevention and control measures, so the team cannot be determined according to the procedure. At the same time, the transportation of fireworks materials and related equipment is also expected to be affected. The relevant situation is not conducive to the Macau International Fireworks Competition. Preparations.
After careful evaluation and consideration of various factors, the Tourism Bureau decided to cancel this year’s Macau International Fireworks Display Contest and related activities, including student painting competitions, photography competitions, and the Fire Tree Silver Flower Carnival.
The Tourism Bureau pays close attention to the development of the epidemic and is planning to adjust the arrangements for the events of the third and fourth seasons of this year, including the plan to postpone the 8th Macao International Tourism (Industry) Expo until September, and if conditions permit, the original annual The Macau Festival of Lights held in December was advanced from the end of September to October, in conjunction with considerations to boost the economy.
The Tourism Bureau thanks the relevant industries, citizens and visitors for their understanding and support, and will continue to fight against the epidemic with all sectors of society, and will continue to present diverse and exciting events in the future.