The well-known Michael Jackson Gallery located at Ponte 16 in Macau will enthral anyone with an interest in the former music legend. Even the general sightseer will be captivated by the numerous fascinating exhibits on display here.
This miniature museum features an array of exhibits which document the life of the late singer, many of which will be immediately recognised by the observer. These include the white studded glove which Jackson wore for his initial performance of the famous Moonwalk and the iconic fedora hat which is inseparable from the late entertainer. Other fascinating items of memorabilia include the diamond inlaid glove featured in the music video of ‘Billie Jean’ and the crystal studded socks which formed part of the singer’s outfits.
At the gallery you will also see a number of figures of the entertainer, along with a series of autographed photographs. Another point of interest is the engrossing time tunnel which highlights the important milestones of Jackson’s glittering career. Additionally fans will have the opportunity to purchase an array of attractive Michael Jackson souvenirs here.
Michael Joseph Jackson was born into a family of ten children in Gary, an unremarkable industrial town in the US state of Indiana. He acknowledges that he had a troubled childhood as his father was sometimes abusive. Still the musical family he was born into played a significant part in his later success and was the foundation of his musical career.
Jackson found early success as a member of the Jackson 5, the musical group formed by the siblings. Soon Michael emerged as the lead vocalist and primary attraction, and was soon recognized for his amazing musical gifts. Later Michael moved on to a spectacularly successful solo career, releasing best-selling albums such as ‘Thriller’ and ‘Bad’ with a host of hit singles.
Michael Jackson has carved a name for himself as one of the most talented and successful musicians of all time. Even after his untimely death he remains a legend and an iconic figure, influencing many contemporary musicians.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.