In efforts to deepen the sense of identity and belonging of Macao’s youth to the motherland, Melco Resorts & Entertainment and the National Conditions Education (Macau) Association co-hosted the Second Melco Star Youth Talent Competition. Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) assisted in the organisation of the Competition. The Competition Final and Award Ceremony was held on 21 May 2022 at the Ballroom of the City of Dreams. Professor Zhu Shoutong, Director of the Centre, attended the event as the Guest of Award.
The competition resulted in approximately 900 students from 55 schools and arts institutions, bringing 142 Chinese cultural arts performances in acts including dance, songs and recitals. The preliminary round was successfully held in December 2021. After a fierce competition, a total of 26 finalists were selected by the judges and showcased their talent, bringing us a visual feast.
With the theme of “China in the Heart of Children”, the 2nd “Melco Star Macau Youth Talent Competition” featured a variety of talent performances with Chinese traditional culture as the main theme, showcasing the vibrant youthful energy and versatility of the new generation of Macau after the handover. The event was a resounding success with a round of applause.