MACAO, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- The 18th Macao City Fringe Festival has kicked off in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) with more than 20 programs and activities for local artists and residents to find urban arts in their daily lives.
The event, starting on Friday, was organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macao SAR government. Under the theme "Extra, Ordinary," it aims to turn arts into a daily routine through different means of expression.
On Friday night, after the opening ceremony, a combination of circus and Indian dance by British and Indian artists was staged. The event also includes outdoor orchestra, street art, and other performances.
It also features 10 outreach activities, including workshops, talks, art critique and sharing sessions.
The festival, which will last until Jan. 27, has invited curators of performing arts events from all over the world to share experiences on local festivals and cultural environment in their hometowns.