Organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the “Tap Siac Craft Market” will be held from 15 to 17 November and from 22 to 24 November 2019 at Tap Siac Square. To encourage the public’s participation, IC is now calling for proposals of stall operators and handicraft workshops. Interested parties are welcome to submit their proposals.
Inaugurated in 2008, the “Tap Siac Craft Market” has been a platform for cultural and creative practitioners to display and sell their products. It has become a famous local brand of cultural and creative market and has attracted local and overseas creative talents to participate. This edition of the “Tap Siac Craft Market” features over 220 handicraft and creative gastronomy stalls, showcasing a diverse range of creative products by cultural and creative practitioners from Macao and Asian regions. Concurrently, music performances and handicraft workshops will be held for the public to enjoy diversified activities.
Applications for stall operators and creative handicraft workshops are free. Stall applicants from Macao, Malaysia and Singapore may apply online through the “Tap Siac Craft Market” website (www.craftmarket.gov.mo). Applicants of creative handicraft workshop may apply either by submitting hard copies or by email. The printed application form can be obtained from and submitted at the reception of the Cultural Affairs Bureau Building, located at the Tap Siac Square, during office hours, while the electronic form can be downloaded from the “Tap Siac Craft Market” website or the Macao Cultural and Creative Industries Website (www.macaucci.gov.mo). For details about stall applications from other regions, please visit the “Tap Siac Craft Market” website or the “MacaoCraftMarket” page on Facebook.
Applications are available from now until 12am on 20 September. If the number of eligible applicants exceeds the quota, proposals of stall operators and handicraft workshops will be selected by drawing lots. For enquiries, please contact staff member of IC, Ms Zhou, through tel. no. (853) 8399 6289 during office hours.