Esteemed guests from Macau and Malaysia joined hands to celebrate the launch of the festival
All eleven nights of buffet already fully sold out
(Macau SAR, 20 July 2023) — Galaxy MacauTM (“Galaxy Macau”) today launched its 9th Malaysian Food Festival with a memorable kick-off ceremony at Oasis at Galaxy HotelTM. Attended by officiating guests from the Macao Government Tourism Office (“MGTO”) and the Consulate General of Malaysia in Hong Kong S.A.R. and Macau S.A.R., as well as senior management representatives from Galaxy Entertainment Group, the grand opening event marked the official start of the much-loved festival, which runs from July 20-30, 2023.
The setting for the festival, Oasis has been transformed into a buzzing and highly Instagrammable Malaysian night market – including a fresh durian corner – serving up a fantastic feast for the senses. Against this colorful backdrop of Malaysian-themed decorations and authentic experiences, the opening event began with a cocktail reception followed by a lively performance that combined hip-hop dancing with Malaysian songs. Mr. Raymond Yap, Senior Director of Integrated Resort Services of Galaxy Entertainment Group, followed by a short speech to warmly welcome all guests.
“Galaxy Macau is committed to offering a wide and varied selection of cuisines and unique dining experiences for our guests to savor, while also highlighting Macau’s status as a global dining hub and a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. With the supporting from Macao Government Tourism Office, we are proud to promote the Macau SAR Government’s ‘Tourism + Gastronomy’ initiative and the efforts to develop Macau into a World Center of Tourism and Leisure. And we are thrilled to once again host the Malaysian Food Festival, giving our guests the opportunity to sample the country’s wonderful and varied cuisine,” said Mr. Yap.
Ms. Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of the MGTO, Mr. Muzambli Markam, Consul General of Malaysia in Hong Kong S.A.R. and Macau S.A.R., and Mr. Roger Lienhard, Executive Vice President – Hospitality of Galaxy Macau then joined Mr. Raymond Yap, Senior Director of Integrated Resort Services of Galaxy Entertainment Group to officiate the launch ceremony, with the esteemed guests helping to pour the classic Malaysian beverage Teh Tarik into a pot to symbolically mark the start of the festival. Guests then tucked into a delicious dinner buffet packed with delicious Malaysian signature dishes.
Returning after a three-year hiatus, the 9th Malaysian Food Festival celebrates the exotic and eclectic flavors of Malaysia, offering locals and international travelers a collection of distinctive dining experiences that reflect the country’s vibrant food culture.
Lovers of Malaysian food will be spoiled for choice by the festival’s all-you-can-eat buffet of authentic delights. A number of renowned chefs from Malaysia are on hand to showcase their culinary skills alongside eight hawker-style live stations cooking up traditional delicacies such as Grilled Stingray Fish, Malaysian Char Siu, Fried Shrimp with Butter and Oatmeal, and many more. There is also an irresistible selection of signature Malaysian street food to tantalize guests’ taste buds, including Fried Oyster Omelet, Char Kway Teow, Laksa, Hokkien Prawn Noodle Soup, Malaysian Satay, Nasi Lemak, Chicken Wings, Roti and Bak Kut Teh.
For fans of Malaysia’s national fruit, however, the star attraction is sure to be the premium durian platters and desserts, with more than six types of top-quality durian hand-picked by Durian Master Chuah Teoh Yak and flown in from his renowned farm in Malaysia. Guests can also purchase fresh durians to enjoy at home.
In addition, there is a tropical fruit zone featuring a tempting array of freshly imported fruit, and a selection of signature Malaysian beverages and special summer drinks to help guests keep cool and refreshed as they explore Malaysia’s diverse and colorful food culture with friends and family.
The 9th Malaysian Food Festival takes place from 6pm – 10pm daily from July 20-30, and tickets are priced MOP 628* for adults (including a platter of six premium durians) and MOP 314* for children aged 3-11 years old (with free entry for children under 3 years old). For enquiries, please call +853 8883 2221.
*Subject to a 10% service charge
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About Galaxy Macau Integrated Resort
Galaxy MacauTM, The World-class Luxury Integrated Resort delivers the “Most Spectacular Entertainment and Leisure Destination in the World”. Developed at an investment of HK$43 billion, the property covers 1.1 million square metres of unique entertainment and leisure attractions that are unlike anything else in Macau. Six award-winning world-class luxury hotels provide close to 4,000 rooms, suites and villas. They include Banyan Tree Macau, Galaxy HotelTM, Hotel Okura Macau, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Broadway Hotel. Unique to Galaxy Macau, the 75,000-square-meter Grand Resort Deck features the world’s longest Skytop Adventure Rapids at 575 metres, the largest Skytop Wave Pool with waves up to 1.5 metres high and 150-meter pristine white sand beach. Two five-star spas from Banyan Tree Spa Macau and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau help guests relax and rejuvenate.
As the dining destination in Asia, Galaxy Macau offers a wide variety of gastronomic delights, exquisite experiences and ingredients of the finest quality with over 120 dining options from Michelin dining to authentic delicacies; Galaxy Promenade is the hottest shopping destination featuring the latest in fashion and curated experiences in Macau. Spanning over 100,000 square meters, luxury flagship stores, lifestyle boutiques and our selection of labels are among the more than 200 world-renowned brands for a world-class shopping journey; Galaxy Cinemas, a 10-theatre 3D Cineplex boasting 4K laser projection; CHINA ROUGE, one-of-a-kind deluxe lounge that evokes the glitz and glamor of Shanghai’s golden era with entertainment in luxury and style; and Foot Hub presents the traditional art of reflexology to make you feel more relaxed and revitalized. For Authentic Macau Flavours & Vibrant Asian Experiences, Broadway Macau – just a 90-second walk via a bridge from Galaxy Macau, has over 35 Authentic Macau & Asian Flavours at its Broadway Food Street. The 2,500-seat Broadway Theatre plays host to world- class entertainers and a diverse array of cultural events. Meeting, incentive and banquet groups are also well looked after with a portfolio of unique venues in Galaxy Macau and a professional service staff.
Galaxy Macau is set to begin a new chapter, with the opening of two world-class luxury hotels – Raffles at Galaxy Macau, to be soft opened on August 16, and Andaz Macau. Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) is the latest addition to the Group’s ever-expanding integrated resort precinct and will usher in a new era for the MICE industry in Macau. GICC is a world-class event venue featuring 40,000 sqm of total flexible MICE, and a 16,000-seat Galaxy Arena – the largest indoor arena in Macau.