1 [September 22 - October 4] Painting exhibition Winners of New Talents Prize 2005 of the XXII Collective Exhibition of Macau Artists Lei Ka-in, Hoi Leng-lam and Mok Hei-kei at the Military Club of Macau. Free entrance. 2[September 22 - November 19] 'Breath of the Universe' Exhibition More than 120 paintings and calligraphy by Qing Teng and Bai Yang from the Palace Museum and the Shanghai Museum. Macau Museum of Art. 3[ October 1] Wynn Macau 18th Macau International Fireworks Display Contest Pyrotechnic experts from different countries compete over Nam Van Lake. 4[October 6 - November 5] 20th Macau International Music Festival Chinese piano prodigy Lang Lang opens the festival, which will include jazz, classical, electronica, Chinese folk-pop, rock and fado. ( www.icm.gov.mo ) 5[October 7-15] 1st Lusofonia Games More than 2,240 Portuguese-speaking athletes in competition. 6[October 10] 4th Macau A-Ma Cultural and Tourism Festival A celebration of the sea goddess A-Ma with ceremonies, cultural performances and academic seminars. 7[October 13-15] Luso Festival Portuguese-speaking communities gather for a feast of food, live music, dance, exhibitions and games. Carmo Area, Taipa. 8[November 2] All Souls' Day Catholic masses said in memory of the dead. Public holiday. 9[November 16-19] 53rd Macau Grand Prix Macau's best-known international event, featuring the FIA Intercontinental Cup (Formula Three), the FIA World Touring Car Championship, and the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. Guia Circuit. ( www.macauticket.com ) 10[December 3] 2006 Macau Galaxy Entertainment Group International Marathon, Half Marathon and Mini Marathon Runners do a round of the peninsula and head to Taipa and Coloane. 11[December 8] Feast of the Immaculate Conception A Christian festival marked by special masses. 12[December 16-17] Macau International Kart Grand Prix The best drivers from around the world mingle with car lovers and visitors. Coloane Go-Kart Racing Course. Free admission coupons will be available at tourist information counters one or two weeks before the races. 13[December 20] Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day Celebrations and a flag-raising ceremony. Lotus Flower Square. 14[January 1] New Year's Day Celebrations with a fireworks display at midnight over Nam Van Lake. 15[February 18] Chinese New Year Dragon and lion dances. Locals visit temples and hang lanterns and red banners. 16[March] Procession of the Passion of Our Lord, the God Jesus An image of Christ carrying the cross is taken from St Augustine's Church to the ruins of St Paul's Cathedral. 17[March] Macau Arts Festival Cultural associations and institutes in Macau display their best talent in music, dance, art, Chinese opera and theatre. 18[April 19] Feast of Pak Tai Celebrated in Chinese opera. Pak Tai Temple, Taipa village. 19[May] Procession of Our Lady of Fatima Devotees go in procession from Sao Domingos Church to the Penha Chapel to attend an open-air mass. Commemorates the miracle of Fatima in Portugal in 1917. 20[May 9] A-Ma Festival Homage to Macau's most popular deity, the Goddess of Seafarers, from whom Macau is said to derive its name. 21[May 18-21] Macau Open Regional high-profile golfers gather to test their skills against the world's best. 22[May 24] Feast of the Bathing of Lord Buddha Images of the Buddha are ceremonially cleansed and purified in Buddhist temples. 23[May 24] Feast of the Drunken Dragon Men perform a 'drunken dance' with dragons, from Kuan Tai Temple to the inner harbour. 24[June 19] Dragon Boat Festival (Tuen Ng Festival) Dragon boat races. Nam Van Lakes. 25[June 17-July 2] Macau Lotus Flower Festival Exhibition themed on Macau's emblematic flower and its historical and cultural background.