Encontro 2016

Draft Programme

November 26 (Saturday)

18h00 - Welcome reception "Chá Gordo" organized by CGM at the Portuguese School

November 27 (Sunday)

10h00 - Visit to the Historic Centre to participants

18h30 - Welcome dinner at Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel

November 28 (Monday)

09h30 - General Meeting of CCM

15h30 - "Encontro Family Photo" at S. Paul's

18h00 - Reception at the Residence of the Consul-General of Portugal (tbc)

21h00 - Sound and Light Show at the Leal Senado Square, courtesy of IC

November 29 (Tuesday)

11h00 - Symbolic visit to the Monument in honour of the Macanese Diaspora

14h30 - Introduction to local and regional development projects which are relevant to Macau, such as the HK-Macau Delta Bridge. By Arq. Madeira de Carvalho; presentation of a research work on Macanese symbols and miths by Professor Susana Barreto, PhD; exhibition of documentary on Comendador AO Sales by TDM and launching of their DVD Ui di Saboroso. Venue: University of Macau at Hengqing Island.

18h30 - Event organized by the Macanese Youth Association

November 30 (Wednesday)

10h30 - Cultural Session courtesy of IIM, venue (tbc)

18h00 - Mass at Sé Catedral

21h00 - Patois session by Dóci Papiaçãm

December 1 (Thrusday)

08h00 - Visit to Guangzhou, with the support of the Liaison Office of the Central Government, with overnight stay. Booking in advance is required and visas to be handled directly by participants. Open to all participants to the Encontro, but expect to pay for cost. Return to Macau expected for early afternoon of December 2

December 2 (Friday)

19h30 - Closing dinner at Macau Tower opened also to local friends and family limited by venue capacity