Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC, from the Portuguese acronym), the Tap Siac Craft Market in autumn will continue to be held at Tap Siac Square from 26 to 28 November (Friday to Sunday), featuring a new round of cultural and creative brands. All are welcome to participate, appreciate music performances and enjoy the creative atmosphere while shopping for favourite cultural and creative products.
This edition of the Tap Siac Crafts Market features 110 booths of cultural and creative practitioners from Mainland China and Macao, more than 80% of the cultural and creative brands are different from last week, covering daily necessities, clothing and accessories, handicrafts, handmade natural products, pet products, creative dolls and distinctive models. All are welcome to visit. The event includes 18 creative workshops this week. Successful applicants are advised to attend the workshops on time. If there are vacancies left for the workshops, interested parties can register on-site and pay the registration fees from 5pm on 26 November. The fee of each handicraft workshop is MOP50. IC will also set up a booth selling IC’s publications at special discounts and the public is welcome to visit and purchase their favourite books.
IC hopes to link up with various sports and tourism events through the Tap Siac Craft Market in autumn and a series of cultural and artistic activities held in the same period, in order to promote Macao and inject vitality into the society with diversified activities. IC will pay close attention to the epidemic situation, follow the relevant guidelines of the Health Bureau, and make appropriate arrangements for the activities. In order to safeguard the health of participants, IC will follow the anti-epidemic guidelines of the Health Bureau and take relevant anti-epidemic measures against the public, performers, stall operators and staff who enter the venue. Participants should pay attention to the following arrangements: all people in the venue must wear face masks, undergo body temperature checks before entering the venue, declare their health status and present a “Macao Health Code” of the day to the on-site staff; participants with fever or respiratory symptoms are not allowed to enter the venue; and there will be restrictions as to the number of people admitted to the venue. Admissions will be suspended in case of overcrowding; all participants should maintain an appropriate social distance of at least one meter within the activity area and pay attention to their personal hygiene.
The Tap Siac Craft Market will be open from 5pm to 10pm on Fridays and from 3pm to 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information about the event, please visit the “Tap Siac Craft Market” website (www.craftmarket.gov.mo), the “Macao Craft Market” page on Facebook (www.facebook.com/MacaoCraftMarket) or the Cultural Affairs Bureau website (www.icm.gov.mo). For enquiries, please contact Ms. Zhou, staff member of IC, through tel. no. 8399 6289 during office hours.