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Out and about in Macau

Written by The Butterfly

This article first appeared in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of World Gaming magazine.

The who’s who of Macau’s VIP social and entertainment scenes…

What a huge few months it has been in Macau. Along with the inaugural Macao Gaming Show, we’ve enjoyed the 60th Macau Grand Prix, China’s Huading Awards ceremony, the fantastic world-class boxing extravaganza “Pacquiao v Rios: The Clash in Cotai” and many more exciting events. We’ve also seen plenty of world-class superstars visit our shores, such as sporting greats David Beckham and Tiger Woods, the 19-year-old global phenomenon Justin Bieber, 14 time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and producer Alicia Keys and the famous Taiwanese singers Harlem Yu, Jeff Chang, Rainie Yang and Show Luo.

Paris Hilton and boyfriend River Viiperi were ringside at the Manny Pacquiao v Brendan Rios fight in November

Paris Hilton and boyfriend River Viiperi were ringside at the Manny Pacquiao v Brendan Rios fight in November

With the calendar ticking over to 2014, Macau will usher in another year of change with more international superstars visiting and an ever-expanding calendar of social events around the city. This also means “Out and About in Macau” will offer you lots more colorful celebrity news and trends. In addition to World Gaming magazine, our website www.wgm8.com will continue to keep you updated with the latest on what’s happening in and around Macau.

FROM THE MOVIES

Hollywood royalty visited Macau in November with (from left to right) Nicolas Cage, Quentin Tarantino, Jeremy Irons and Sam Worthington attending the 10th Huading Awards welcome dinner at the Venetian

Hollywood royalty visited Macau in November with (from left to right) Nicolas Cage, Quentin Tarantino, Jeremy Irons and Sam Worthington attending the 10th Huading Awards welcome dinner at the Venetian

MGS PARTIES

Paradise Entertainment's Kampek casino was the venue of a Macao Gaming Show party held to entertain business associates and VIP customers

Paradise Entertainment’s Kampek casino was the venue of a Macao Gaming Show party held to entertain business associates and VIP customers

Dignitaries gathered at the Macau Jockey Club during the Macao Gaming Show for the running of the MGS Cup

Dignitaries gathered at the Macau Jockey Club during the Macao Gaming Show for the running of the MGS Cup

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS STARS

Football superstar David Beckham and Sands China CEO Ed Tracy announced a new partnership between Beckham Ventures andLas Vegas Sands in Asia at a press conference at the Venetian Macao

Football superstar David Beckham and Sands China CEO Ed Tracy announced a new partnership between Beckham Ventures andLas Vegas Sands in Asia at a press conference at the Venetian Macao

Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler, Dietmar Hamann, Steve Harkness, Patrik Berger andVladimir Smicer and Manchester United players Ronny Johnsen, Lee Sharpe and Keith Gillespie held a clinic for 40 youth members of the Macau Football Association

Liverpool legends Robbie Fowler, Dietmar Hamann, Steve Harkness, Patrik Berger andVladimir Smicer and Manchester United players Ronny Johnsen, Lee Sharpe and Keith Gillespie held a clinic for 40 youth members of the Macau Football Association

Woods put on a putting demonstration for six lucky competition winners at St Mark's Square at the Shoppes at the Venetian Macao

Woods put on a putting demonstration for six lucky competition winners at St Mark’s Square at the Shoppes at the Venetian Macao

Brandon Rios lands a rare punch on the face of boxing legend Manny Pacquiao during their November fightat Cotai Arena

Brandon Rios lands a rare punch on the face of boxing legend Manny Pacquiao during their November fightat Cotai Arena

Zou Shiming made it three wins from three professional fights on the Pacquiao-Rios undercard

Zou Shiming made it three wins from three professional fights on the Pacquiao-Rios undercard

China's Ik Yang won his undercard bout over Indonesia's Tito Hero

China’s Ik Yang won his undercard bout over Indonesia’s Tito Hero

MUSIC SUPERSTARS

Alicia Keys brought her stunning voice to Macau in late November

Alicia Keys brought her stunning voice to Macau in late November

Taiwanese Mandopop singer Harlem Yu showed off the best of Asia during the Macau leg of his world tour

Taiwanese Mandopop singer Harlem Yu showed off the best of Asia during the Macau leg of his world tour

Rainie Yang wowed the audience with her array of fantastic costumes

Rainie Yang wowed the audience with her array of fantastic costumes

Global pop sensation Justin Bieber danced up a storm when he visited Macau

Global pop sensation Justin Bieber danced up a storm when he visited Macau

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