The Second “Y Show” Concluded Successfully
Strengthening Communication and Interaction between Macau and Overseas Art Graduates, Bringing a New Sight in Macau Design Industry
The second “Y Show”, organised by Chiu Yeng Culture Limited (“Chiu Yeng Culture”) and co-organised by Chiii Design Ltd. (“Chiii Design”), held the Award Ceremony at Regency Art Hotel on 16th July. The Award Ceremony was honoured to have invited a number of officials, celebrities and guests to witness the announcement of the Outstanding Award winners of the second “Y Show”, including Ms. Angela Leong On Kei, Vice President of the Dr. Stanley Ho Foundation; Mr. Bernard Yiu, Senior Consultant of Marketing of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A.; Ms. Esther Wan, Executive Director of Meg-Star International; Ms. Anabela Fong, Sales & Marketing Senior Supervisor of Sociedade de Lotarias e Apostas Mútuas de Macau, Lda.; Ms. Lucia Lok, Deputy General Manager of Private Banking of Bank of China Macau Branch; Ms. Priscilla Leong, Deputy General Manager of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited; Mr. Lou Sek Man, Human Resources Manager of Macau Regency Group; Mr. Willie Tay, General Manager of Regency Art Hotel; Mr. Chen Feibo, Founder of Bob Chen Interior Design Office; Mr. Jody Xiong, Founder of The Nine; Mr. Fang Jianping and Ding Fan, co-founders of United Design Lab; Mr. Mann Lao and Ms. Sabrina Ho Chiu Yeng, Founders of “Y Show”.
The assessment committee formed by professional and well-known local and overseas designers has selected the top ten outstanding art works of the exhibition and present the Outstanding Award to spur the young creators for their creativity and encourage them to join the design industry. The winners of the Outstanding Award are (in no particular order): Morito Kozuma of Kuwasawa Design School; Luis Gabriel Lemos de Sales Marques of University of Saint Joseph; Ho Sze Yin Calvin of Federation of Hong Kong Industries & Design Council of Hong Kong; Wang Chenxu of Macau University of Science and Technology; Maiiko Leong of Macao Polytechnic Institute; Zhou Yue Ying of Macao Polytechnic Institute; Fancy, Yolanda of China Academy of Art; Sacnite Tang of Macau University of Science and Technology; Marie Scheffzük of Berlin University of the Arts; and Chen Shenghao of Macao Polytechnic Institute. The second “Y Show” continues to establish the Sponsorship Award, 9 sponsors each presented the Sponsorship Award to the best art work of their choice, giving recognition and support to the students.
The second “Y Show” continuously provided a cohesive platform for the design graduates, bringing together five local universities and institutes and six overseas exhibitors to present a total of 113 pieces of art works. The four-day exhibition attracted over 3,500 visitors.
To provide an effective platform for enterprises to explore the outstanding creative talents of Macau and to offer a direct employment opportunity for fresh graduates, the second “Y Show” gained support and participation from over a hundred of large enterprises, from local and neighbouring areas. With the guidance of professional designers, the enterprise representatives gained a better insight into the value of creative design, and to share ideas with graduates. At the same time, the second “Y Show” received support from several local schools and associations to raise the local students’ awareness of creative design, so as to cultivate the development of creative talents in the future.
Enterprises, associations and schools include: Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao S.A.R., Economic Service of the Macao SAR Government, Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR Government, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR government, Macau Government Tourism Office, China Customs, Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Center, Committee of Cultural Industries, Cultural Industry Fund, Genting Malaysia, Dream Cruise, China Travel Service (Macao) Ltd., CAM Macau International Airport Co. Ltd., Future Bright Group, Winson Group, Orbis, Macau International Brand Enterprise Commercial Association, Lei Fung Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., China Telecom (Macau) Company Limited, Canton Wilson International Enterprise Group Limited, Complant Macau Employment Agency Co. Ltd., Chong Seng Labour (Macau)Co. Ltd., Eureka Jewellery Commerce & Industry Company Limited, MDSUN U.S.A, Dong Ya Xin Hua, Manulife, NetEase Media Group, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A., Galaxy Entertainment Group, Meg-Star International, Sociedade de Lotarias e Apostas Mútuas de Macau, Grand Lisboa Hotel, Wynn Palace, Hotel Lan Kwai Fong Macau, JA Avenue, L’Arc Macau, Bank of China Macau Branch, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited, Banco Nacional Utramarino, Poly Auction Macau Limited, Regency Art Hotel, Wise Bro Dessert, Macao Museum of Art, Macau Designers Association, Macau Interior Design Commercial Association, Federation of Hong Kong Industries, Design Council of Hong Kong, Guangzhou Design Week, Shenzhen Graphic Design Association, Marreiros Architects, Engineers and Town Planners Ltd, Macau Creations, Chessman Entertainment Production Co Ltd, Macau Cultural & Creative Integrated Services Centre, Macao International Printmaking Arts Research Center, Hip Architect, TODOT Design & Planning Limited, Blesscuit Macau, YH Technologies, Cross-Strait Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Macau, Slash Design, Village Macau, MAIS.E, Craxh Multimedia Productions, San Veng Kou Paper Co. Ltd., Artful Design, Nextra Marketing and Business Consulting Limited, 615 Concepts Company Limited, Allan Kong Arquitectura Companhia Limitada, yc design, ET Design & Build Ltd., Cosmic Design Company, Mccowdesign, CM Design, CINCHstudio SPACIAL DESIGN, A-Novel Design and Construction, Blanc Art, Good Media Production Co. Limited, Manner Production Limited, Antalis (Hong Kong) Limited, Tipografia Macau Hung Heng Ltda., Love Avenue No. 9 Ltd., Cheong Kei, mi.com, Ying Hai Travel, Macau Hong Kong Terminal Ltd., Dr. Stanley Ho Foundation, Fundação Rui Cunha, Macau Jockey Club, Macau Shenzhen Economic and Cultural Promotion Association, União Geral das Associações dos Moradores de Macau, SJM Staff Welfare Consultative Committee, Macau Social Services Centre, Macao Jiangmen Communal Society, Macau Sam Soi, Ou Mun Kou Meng Tong Heong Vui, Associacao de Intercambio Cultural Sino-Macau, Asean People’s Association-Los Angeles, Macau Retail & Management Association, Macau Association the Belt and Road Higher Education Interchange, Bank of China Macau Volunteers Association, Associacao de Amizade dos Jiangsu em Macau, Bank of China Macau Youth Association, Bank of China Macau Sports Association, Industrial Association of Macau, Kraemer Gallery Paris, M Racing Team, The Nine, pill & pillow, Tick. Design, Mirage Visuals, Novae production House Co. Ltd, University of Macau, Macau Polytechnic Institute, Macau University of Science and Technology, University of Saint Joseph, City University of Macau, Institute for Tourism Studies, Millennium Secondary School, Kwong Tai Middle School Macau, Escola Tong Sin Tong, and Kao Yip Middle School.
Ms. Sabrina Ho Chiu Yeng, Managing Director of Chiu Yeng Culture and Founder of “Y Show”, stated, “I really appreciate the Macao SAR government officials, international brands and designers, schools and associations, and as well as all local citizens for their huge support to the four-day ‘Y Show’, and make the event a great success. I hope that the future ‘Y Show’ is not only a platform for graduates to show their art works, but also to build a deep connection between business and design industry. For this, we invited a group of professional designers to join our enterprise tour which aims to assist enterprises to have a deeper understanding on the design concepts of the graduates.”
In addition, the educational project of the second “Y Show” – “Y Class” Creative Design Courses are also rich and varied, with Visual Arts, Spatial and Architecture Design, Visual Communication Design and Multimedia Design as the main core topics. The closing ceremony of “Y Class” was held on 15th July at the University of Macau. The instructors from Asia and Macau gathered with more than 60 students and reviewed all the professional design knowledge and skills they have learned during the five-day course. Mr. Siza Cham, one of the local instructors, expressed, “I am honored to be one of the instructors of ‘Y Class’. I am glad to exchange ideas with the students who are also passionate about design. The introduction of overseas and Macau instructors in one course, broadens the horizons of students. I think that ‘Y Class’ can cultivate more non-gaming development, hence more citizens can commit to the creative industry in Macau.”
The four-day Second Macau Art Graduates Joint Exhibition “Y Show” concluded successfully with the support of various units to local cultural and creative industry, including: Special Supporter: Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao SAR Government. Sponsors (listed in no particular order): Dr. Stanley Ho Foundation, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A., Sociedade de Lotarias e Apostas Mútuas de Macau, Lda., Meg-Star International Company Limited , Regency Art Hotel, Macau Regency Group Ltd., Bank of China Limited Macau Branch, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited, Banco Nacional Utramarino, Poly Auction Macau Limited, Antalis (Hong Kong) Ltd., Tipografia Macau Hung Heng Ltda., L’Arc Macau, Macau Hong Kong Terminal Ltd., Ying Hai Travel. Supporters include (listed in no particular order): Macau Designers Association, Macau Design Centre, Macau Interior Design Commercial Association, Macao Illustrators Association, Macao International Brand Enterprise Commercial Association, Shenzhen Graphic Design Association, Guangzhou Design Week. Media partners include (listed in no particular order): NetEase Media, Hi Art, Good Media Production Co. Limited, Manner Production Ltd.
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