“Y Class” Inventive Design Courses Brought to You by the Centre of Continuing Education of your University of Macau, Chiu Yeng Culture, and Chiii Design Nurturing Creative Design Talents, Advertising the Development of Regional Creative Industries

“Y Class” is usually a series of inventive style courses mutually conducted by the Centre of Continuing Education of University of Macau and Chiu Yeng Culture Restricted (“Chiu Yeng Culture”), with the crucial inventive assistance from Chiii Design and style. The five-day creative style courses might be held from 11th to 15th July in the University of Macau to promote the education of inventive design and style and cultivate talents, and to foster adequate economic diversification in developing the inventive industry in Macau.

The “Y Class” Press Conference was held at Regency Art Hotel on 25th May perhaps, inviting honourable guests such as Ms. Vanessa Wong, Secretary-General of the Committee of Cultural Industries; Mr. Kong Ngai, Chief of Division of Continuing Education of Education and Youth Affairs Bureau; Mr. Patrick Lei, Associate Professor of College of Art of Macao Polytechnic Institute; Ms. Huang Guanghui, Associate Professor of Faculty of Humanities and Arts of Macau University of Science and Technology; Mr. Carlos Sena Caires, Assistant Professor of Faculty of Inventive Industries of University of Saint Joseph; Ms. Angela Leong On Kei, Vice President of Dr. Stanley Ho Foundation; Mr. Bernard Yiu, Representative of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A.; Mr. Mike Chiu, Representative of Sociedade de Lotarias e Apostas Mútuas de Macau, Lda.; Mr. Willie Tay, Representative of Regency Art Hotel; Ms. Priscilla Leong and Ms. Anna Cheang, Representative of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Limited; Mr. Alex Yu, Representative of Macau Hong Kong Terminal Ltd.; Mr. Keith Cheong, Representative of L’Arc Macau; Mr. James Chu, Representative of Macau Designers Association; Mr. Dirco Fong, Representative of Macau Design Centre; Mr. Clement Cheng, Representative of Macau Interior Design and style Commercial Association; Ms. Juku Cheang, Representative of Macao International Brand Enterprise Commercial Association, with each other with Dr. Leung Shing On, Director with the Centre for Continuing Education of University of Macau; Ms. Sabrina Ho Chiu Yeng, Managing Director of Chiu Yeng Culture; Mr. Mann Lao, Creative Director of Chiii Design, to witness the announcement of “Y Class” Creative Design Courses.

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“Y Class”, as an extended project of “Y Show”, focuses on 5 style categories: Solution Style, Visual Arts, Spatial Style, Visual Communication Design and Multimedia Design. By inviting design specialists from Russia, Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau as instructors, “Y Class” will boost students’ critical thinking expertise and information about style via academic and sensible teaching process. “Y Class” aims to expand students’ design know-how and increase their interest and need to learn, and to help students in acquiring inventive style abilities that could be applied into the style market. Also, this fosters the improvement with the non-gaming sectors in Macau, promoting economic diversification, hence increases the financial competitiveness of the city. “Y Class” just isn’t made only for design-majors, but in addition everybody who is serious about creative design and style.

Sabrina ho “Y Show” can also be happening from 13th to 16th July in the Regency Art Hotel, together with the continuous assistance and participation from 5 nearby institutes: University of Macau, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macau University of Science and Technology, University of Saint Joseph and City University of Macau; and also assistance from overseas participants: Federation of Hong Kong Industries, Design and style Council of Hong Kong, National Taiwan Normal University, China Academy of Art, Shantou University, Kuwasawa Style College and Berlin University of the Arts. The joint exhibition displays art works in 5 key design categories all through the venue: Item Style, Visual Arts, Spatial and Architecture Design, Visual Communication Style and Digital Media Design and style. An assessment committee is going to be formed by well-known designers to select the top ten outstanding art operates and the students will be awarded with all the Outstanding Award as to encourage prospective talents to shape their career path within the design-related market. “Y Show” also supplies direct job possibilities for graduates through inviting enterprises and designers to seek possible talents at the exhibition.

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