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Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival Returning to Macao

Bands will compete for thousands of dollars in prizes

Macao’s Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival will return for its third year at the Venetian Macao Oct. 9-12. The event, supported by Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macao’s SAR Government, features the return of the Jazz & Blues competition. Applications for entrants are already available and will remain open until Sept. 1. Twelve bands will be selected and will have all expenses paid to come to Macao and compete over a four-day period. The winners take a cash prize of total 550,000 Hong Kong dollars ($70,000 U.S.).

This year a second stage has been added, floating in the lagoon area, and an additional chill-out area has also been added, along with many food and beverage options and an expanded seating area.

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