The University of Macau (UM) recently held the final of a classical Chinese poetry recital competition. The event was co-organised by UM’s Centre for Chinese History and Culture and Lotus TV Macau. The preliminaries of the event attracted nearly 1,000 professional and amateur singers, as well as poetry readers from mainland China and Macao. During the final, 25 groups of contestants gave performances to an audience of over 1,000 attendees.