The Macao Cultural Centre
The Chinese folk singer Yao Shisan and Macau born artist João Caetano are sharing the night of March 11, at the Macau Cultural Centre. Yao makes folk music about ordinary life spiced with portions of quick and clever humor and sings in his hometown local dialect, from Guiyang (Guizhou). Caetano, who is performing in the second half of the show, was born and raised in Macau. The musician pursued his music career in the UK, where he joined the legendary british jazz band, Incognito as a percussionist. He is now coming to Macau with his first solo project.
Date: 11 Mar 2016 Fri 20:00
Venue: The Macao Cultural Centre
The Macao Cultural Centre was founded in 1999 and remains a modern space that marks the cityscape surround it. Its several venues open for the Macao audience provide quality programmes, such as performances, conferences, exhibitions, among other projects organized by CCM or hirers.
With a total area of 45.000 m², the Centre includes a building with an area of 11.920 m² with 5 floors, including a complex with two auditoriums, an art museum and Handover Gifts Museum.
The complex of auditoria is composed of two venues for performances: The Grand Auditorium, with capacity for 1,076 spectators and the Small Auditorium for smaller shows and movies, with 389 seats. Both halls have simultaneous interpretation booths, as well as the most sophisticated sound and light systems.
Besides the auditoria, there are other important spaces in the complex as a conference room with capacity for 200 persons, Rehearsal room for orchestra, music and dance studios, multi-purpose rehearsal room, VIP room, etc. The Cultural Centre also has Parking Lot, Box office and a reception desk and is served by a Wi-Fi system.
The art museum has five exhibition halls with an approximate area of 4,000 m2, plus a conference room and a multimedia library. This is the largest space dedicated to visual arts in Macao.