According to tradition, the Feast of the God Tou Tei - literally ‘God of the Earth’ - falls on the second day of the second moon of the lunar calendar (27/2 this year). This year, Macao’s biggest Tou Tei Temple in Patane presents three nights of Chinese Opera (26-28/2, 7:15pm, Escola dos Moradores do Bairro do Patane) as well as Lion Dance and Chinese Opera celebration (27/2, 11:00am, Tou Tei Temple in Patane & Escola dos Moradores do Bairro do Patane). Fok Tak Chi Pagoda also features Chinese Opera performances (25/2-1/3, 2:00pm & 7:30pm), which attract appreciative audiences every year.
Toi San Fok Tak Chi (27/2, 9:00am) will hold a Lion Dance and blessing ceremony; Sam Kai Vui Kun has a blessing ceremony, too (27/2, 10:00am); with Chinese Opera in Rua da Praia do Manduco Fok Tak Chi (26/2, 7:00pm) and another blessing ceremony at Beco Central (27/2, 10:00am).
Tou Tei Temple in Patane: Associação de Mútuo Auxílio dos Moradores do Patane, Associação de Piedade e de Beneficência Tu-Tei-Mio (853) 2895 5745
Fok Tak Chi Pagoda - Associação de Beneficência Foc Tac Chi ou Tu Ti Mio de Macau (853) 6662 6882
Toi San Fok Tak Chi - Associação de Beneficência e Assistência Mútua dos Moradores do Bairro Artur Tamagnini Barbosa (853) 2840 0425
Sam Kai Vui Kun - Associação de Mútuo Auxílio dos Moradores das Ruas de S. Domingos, dos Mercadores e Vias Circundantes (853) 2835 6024
Rua da Praia do Manduco Fok Tak Chi - Associação de Mútuo Auxílio do Bairro, abrangendo a Rua da Praia do Manduco (853) 2893 8340
Beco Central: Associação de Beneficência e Assistência Mútua dos Moradores das 6 Ruas ‘Chou Toi’ (853) 2892 1597
Free admission to all activities
Macao Government Tourism Office, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Communications Museum, Macao Science Center, Macao Cultural Centre, Macao Orchestra, Macao Chinese Orchestra, Macao Museum, Macao Museum of Art, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (Bureau of Macao Affairs), Catholic Diocese of Macau, Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Association, Ponte 16 Macau, The Venetian Macao, Galaxy Macau, Studio City, Huayan Group, Planet J Hong Kong Ltd., McDonald’s Macau, Ox Warehouse, Albergue SCM, Rui Cunha Foundation, Hiu Kok Experimental Theatre, Step Out, Macau Association of Mutual Help of Myanmar Overseas Chinese, Chinese Opera Association of Terretstrial and Maritime Dwellers of Barra, Macau Note: All information is provided by the organizers. Activities subject to change, please check with the organizers.