In honour of China’s most celebrated schola
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Chinese most celebrated scholar
If you’re into Chinese art and calligraphy visit the Jao Tsung-I Academy. This handsome red-yellow building is dedicated to the legacy of the extraordinarily talented Professor Jao Tsung-I's paintings and calligraphy. Widely regarded as the ‘master of Sinology’, he was famous for his encyclopaedia-like memory and outstanding contributions to literature and poetry.
Prof. Jao and Macao
Professor Jao has had a long connection with the city of Macao. In the 1980s, he co-founded the Department of Chinese Literature and History at the University of East Asia and donated many of his artworks and poems , many of which are on display here in the museum.