為鼓勵各地朋友積極參與“澳門新八景”全球票選，活動設有“網上投票即時獎賞”，以及“終極大抽獎”兩階段的抽獎活動，目前確認的獎金、獎品總值已超過澳門幣伍百萬元，更多贊助仍繼續洽商中。凡年滿十二周歲的澳門及海內外人士均可參加，參加者可透過“澳門新八景”全球票選活動官方網站：www.new8spots.org.mo；社交媒體Facebook、Instagram、Twitter搜尋：new8spotsmo ; Line搜尋：@new8spotsmo、新浪微博上搜尋：澳門新八景；微信公眾號：ccea20050430，或活動宣傳海報等渠道了解活動詳情。
Global vote of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” hosted by Chinese Cultural Exchange Association (CCEA) will be held from January 15th to February 28th. Through online global vote, the activity converges both social forces and wisdom to jointly select eight scenic spots representing the new progress and landscape of the Macao SAR and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Macao SAR.
President of the “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” Organizing Committee and Chinese Cultural Exchange Association Lei Pui Lam, vice president of the Organizing Committee and director of the CCEA Chui Sai Peng and vice president of the Organizing Committee and supervisor of the CCEA Kou Hoi In attended the press conference that was held at 3 p.m. today at the Conference Hall of the Macao Science Center Convention Center. The conference introduced in detail about the overall planning of the activity, the online global vote and a series of activities and promotion arrangements after “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” are selected.
CCEA has noted that its members have always been committed to participating and witnessing the development of Macao along with local residents and people around the world. CCEA successfully held two series of large-scale activities during the 10th and 15th anniversary of the establishment of Macao SAR, respectively, “Song of Macao” and “Impression of Macao - Macao in the Eyes of Taiwanese Photographers”. Through the global collection of lyrics showing the development of Macao SAR, “Song of Macao” invited professionals to compose the winning work Song of Macao, Lotus in the Flourishing Age and A Magic Place, which have been widely sung and become popular songs representing Macao in various festivals and exchange activities. The photography exhibition of “Impression of Macao” was respectively held in Macao, Taiwan and nine cities in mainland China. Through lens they presented the historical accumulation of the city as well as the social environment and city development that have taken place during the 15 years since Macao SAR was established.
The year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Macao SAR. CCEA intends to use this grand celebration to converge social forces and wisdom to jointly select eight scenic spots representing the new progress and landscape. By creating a new era, new value and a new brand of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” as well as outlining the image of Macao as a cultural city and telling stories of Macao, it helps Macao to develop into a worldwide tourism and leisure center.
“Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” started preparation in August, 2018. With the support of the Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government and its various departments, including Macao Government Tourism Office and Cultural Affairs Bureau; together with the Taiwan Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao SAR, Macao Foundation, Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau and media, as well as the sponsorship of local Macao companies, the activity has gradually gathered social forces starting from brands design, trademark registration and so on. Furthermore, the “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” Nomination Committee of Experts is also established to nominate (details as per attached list) and selects 20 scenic spots with uniqueness, scenery, proportionality and continuity (details as per attached list). In order to strengthen the recognition of the “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots”, CCEA will have a global vote from January 15th to February 28th, 2019, so that friends from all over the world, especially Macao residents, can directly participate in the selecting of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots”.
On account of encouraging friends from all over the world to actively participate in the “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” global vote, the event have two-stage lucky draws including “Online Voting Instant Prizes” and “Final Prizes”. The current confirmed prizes have exceeded the value of five million Macau Patacas and related sponsorships are still negotiating. Residents in Macau or aboard who is 12-year-old or above are eligible for vote. Participants can go to the official website of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots”: www.new8spots.org.mo; search “new8spotsmo” on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, search “@new8spotsmo” on Line, search “澳門新八景”on Sina Weibo; search official account: ccea20050430 on WeChat, you may also learn about the event details through poster, etc.
After “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” are selected, CCEA will start the “expert naming” procedure; Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will design and launch stamps in the theme of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots”. CCEA will join hands and share wisdom with the Macao culture and creativity community to create a series of products in the name of “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” and CCEA will also make plans to cooperate with all circles to carry out public activities and competitions, such as photography, painting, poetry and so on and work together with traditional media, new media and other related promotional programs in mainland China, Taiwan and Macao. Through the global vote and series of promotional work, CCEA hopes to promote the “Macao New Eight Scenic Spots” to all over the world and facilitate diversified development of culture and tourism of Macao. Together with the residents of Macao, let’s tell good Macao stories together and celebrate Macao SAR on its establishment for 20 years with various actions.