Portuguese-speaking countries will have, for the first time, a Lusofonia themed pavilion at the Macau International Tourism (Industry) Expo, taking place between September 23-25.
The objective is to show “cultural
diversity” and play the role of the region as a “platform between
China and Portuguese-speaking countries”, according to a statement from
the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO).
In the pavilion are present
“communities from different Portuguese-speaking countries residing in
Macau, who will bring handcrafted products, shows with music and dance, and
gastronomy characteristic of these countries”, he said.
At the same time, the Macau Trade and
Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) also organizes the participation of local
representatives of food products from Portuguese-speaking countries and Macau
companies, while the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade
Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macau) will, once
again, be present at this event, with a session to present tourist products
from Portuguese-speaking countries.
In addition to focusing on “online and
in-person business opportunities”, the expo will include more than 20
“live cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs” from Chengdu, Shunde,
Yangzhou, Huai’an, which are part, such as Macau , the UNESCO Creative Cities
of Gastronomy network, according to the same note.
Another debut will be the participation of
the Guangdong-Macau In-deepth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin (Mountain Island) to
expand “tourist cooperation between Hengqin and Macau” and present
“tourism planning and development of related infrastructure” in that