Editor's note

Think of Chinese art and you probably conjure up an image of ancient porcelain bowls or cloudy black and white calligraphies of traditional mountain scenes.
Surely one of the best things about living in Macau is the vast array of delicious, and very often quite affordable, food and dining options that exist within a very small radius.
 
Surely one of the best things about living in Macau is the vast array of delicious, and very often quite affordable, food and dining options that exist within a very small radius.
 
Macau is no stranger to hosting a variety of colourful and entertaining cultural and arts festivals, and since 2012, the calendar for the first half of the year has been highlighted by The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival, organized by our sister publication, Ponto Final, and supported by
Macau came alive with fashion talent last month with two major events taking place simultaneously at The Venetian: The Macau Fashion Fair and Sands Macao Fashion Week.
We are certainly fortunate in Macau, that all throughout the year there is never a shortage of cultural and arts events.  And in this area, October is always a very full month.   
 
Earlier this month, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma visited Macau to sign the Framework Agreement for Strategic Cooperation in the Area of Building an Intelligent City.
The Macau Jazz Club and local group The Bridge, having been entertaining Jazz lovers in the city for many years, but it hasn’t always been easy for them to find a permanent home, and as a result, they have faded into the background from time to time, but never completely disappeared.
There are very few industries in Macau that haven’t been impacted by the economic boom over the past years.  But one sector you might not have thought of so much is modeling.
This issue of Macau CLOSER shows the great impact art has in the lives of people and communities. 
 

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