The Fundação Oriente aims at pursuing activities of a cultural,
educational, artistic, scientific, social and philanthropic nature,
namely in Portugal and Macao that shall aim to develop and continue the
historical and cultural ties linking Portugal and the Orient,
According to the by-laws, the Fundação shall organise,
particularly in Macao, activities that aim to enhance its cultural and
The People’s Republic of China as well as India,
East Timor, Japan, Korea, Thailand and Malaysia are the countries where
the Fundação has been more active. In the Americas, particularly in
Brazil, Canada and the United States, and also in Australia, the
Fundação is particularly active among the communities of Macanese
emigrants who have settled in those countries.
The Fundação is geographically active from Europe to Asia, the main
areas of activity being culture, education and science and philantropy.