Valentine’s Day Fantasia 2016

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Published: February 3, 2016 5:42:55 PM

MacauMacao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will present “Valentine’s Day Fantasia 2016 – The Fairytale of Lights” at the Taipa Houses-Museum area and numerous attractions nearby Taipa from February 7-29, 2016. Through the event, MGTO encourages visitors to spend a long vacation in Macao during Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day and Chinese Lantern Festival.

The fstival will present light installations at over ten locations, an interactive game and a 3D mapping show. The featured 3D mapping show will be unveiled with an opening ceremony on February 12.

The event will run across a range of festivities, including Chinese New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, as well as Chinese Lantern Festival, a traditional occasion for lovers to celebrate in Chinese culture. Light installations include 9,999 rose illuminations, sprawling across the Taipa Houses-Museum area and Carmel Parish. Light installations will be located at the stairway along Rua do Cunha, Calçada do Quartel, Avenida de Carlos da Maia, Rua da Restauração, Calçada do Carmo, Carmel Garden, Entrance of Carmel Garden, stairway from Largo do Carmo to the Taipa Houses-Museum area as well as the Taipa Houses-Museum area.

Themed as “Cinderella’s Glass Slipper”, a five-minute 3D mapping show will be staged at the Taipa Houses-Museum area every 30 minutes from during February 12-22. The story of Cinderella will come to life in a brand-new way through the light and 3D effects. A 15-minute interactive game will be available at half-hour intervals from after each round of 3D mapping show. The game combines bicycle generators and 3D projection mapping techniques, allowing participants to weave a romantic fairytale.

By organising a diversity of events, MGTO is aiming at forging the city into a “City of Events” and supporting the SAR Government to expedite Macao’s development into a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure.

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